About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Huozhou | Have your ever see the reality 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. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky 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 best attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Huozhou – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, 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 photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four people whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is very young, dare to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Huozhou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates 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, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only making a blog about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds 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 in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Huozhou – 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 the beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- 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 long.
Enjoying 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, crab and so on. 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 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 tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : 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 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 from 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Huozhou and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to take you there safe and sound. 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.
Just contact 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 Tour. This trip will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org