Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Ayothaya | Have your ever seeing 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 reality show members, 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 penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous 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 spooky 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 great attraction 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 Tours from Ayothaya – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is very young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Ayothaya – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only writing an articles about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to 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 make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Ayothaya – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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 duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs 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 eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, 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 age.
- Currency Ratio : I.D.R 10.000 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 Tours from Ayothaya and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact 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.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
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 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