About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Daejeon | 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 must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who needs 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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Daejeon – 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 adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates 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 occurs the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people who pull and push the gondola using a 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 trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Daejeon – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of 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 center 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 cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just writing a blog about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. 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 make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this thrilling tour in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Daejeon – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical 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 walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own 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 why the people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, 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 better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Normal 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 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 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.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other 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 hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- Currency Converter : 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 Daejeon and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Cross the 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 call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com