About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Wanning | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its scary but exciting
Timang Beach is located at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta is very wide in coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Wanning – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is very young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Wanning – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing a blog about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this extreme tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Wanning – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Package: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- Currency Ratio : I.D.R 10K same as U.S.D 0.69 / S.G.D 0.96 / M.Y.R 2.91 / K.R.W 824.01 / T.H.B 22.12 / V.N.D 16221.13 / C.N.Y 4.79. Data from 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Wanning and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to take you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org