Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Donghae | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? One 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky 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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the best attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Donghae – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get 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 courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the island could be catch 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 called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is very young, dare to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Donghae – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a safe walk. But remember, 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 cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just making a blog about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! 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 operates supervised by the advance. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this extreme tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Donghae – 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 forget that this beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look 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, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard 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 opportunity of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding 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 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 Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to 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 Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another 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 lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and hard to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Additional 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
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not 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 Donghae and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to guide 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, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org