Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xingcheng | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce 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 have a wide coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xingcheng – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing 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 block 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 full of huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four man who pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xingcheng – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just making an articles about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advance. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds 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 plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xingcheng – 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. Most writer doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private 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 nature stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to 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 Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- 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, squids, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and difficult to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel 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 May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xingcheng and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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