Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiyuan | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in 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 had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who needs 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 is very wide in coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the best destination 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 Jiyuan – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 people who pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiyuan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just making a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiyuan – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs 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 go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle through the location, 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 better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Normal car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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 duration.
Dont Forget to Enjoy 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, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- 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 from May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiyuan and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com