About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Yuanjiang | Have your ever seeing 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 actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its scary but exciting
Timang Beach is spotted exactly 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 white sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Yuanjiang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is very young, brave to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Yuanjiang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur 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 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing an articles about the attraction on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Yuanjiang – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only write 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 tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
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 feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely 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 including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Package: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.
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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- 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 Yuanjiang and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely 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 disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org