Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiande | Have your ever seeing 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. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge 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 have a wide coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiande – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character 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 that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies 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 4 man who pull and push the gondola using a 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 jeep drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiande – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates 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 middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only writing an articles about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds 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 elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiande – 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 forget that the beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to 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 easy 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 look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bike, 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 stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their own 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 stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to 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 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 duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Additional 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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 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 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiande and Call to Action!.
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 Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org