About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Longquan | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to 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. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce 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 emerging 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 Longquan – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man who pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Longquan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe 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 fares of this attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only writing an articles about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Longquan – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : 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.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood stalls 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 which is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- 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 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : 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 from 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Longquan and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find 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 Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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