Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xigaze | Have your ever seeing the reality show named Running Man? One 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 penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but fun
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 steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xigaze – 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. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man whose pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is very young, dare to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island over the large wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xigaze – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just writing an articles about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xigaze – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving 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 completely off-road, Normal car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Trip: 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 Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.
Supporting 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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : 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 at May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xigaze and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com