About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Gumi Korea | Have your ever seeing 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 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 information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by 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 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 white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Gumi Korea – 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. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that hits the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four people whose pull and pushing the gondola with 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 photo services of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Gumi Korea – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose scares 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, when you arriving 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 cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction 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 quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates 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 extreme adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Gumi Korea – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs 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 sloping beach. There is no such simple way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle through 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 should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Normal car will not be able to get through 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 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 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 food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Extra 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 Lodging.
- 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 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 at May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Gumi Korea and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just call us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com