Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Hirakata | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in 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. The Two must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge 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 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 Hirakata – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits 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 beat while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four man who pulling 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 photo services of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Hirakata – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, 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 crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath 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 thrilling adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Hirakata – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern 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 walking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi 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 difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
Enjoying 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, shrimps, crab and so on. 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 that is very rare and difficult to find. The 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 tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- 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 from May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Hirakata and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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 guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org