About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Shifang | Have your ever see 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 reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce 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 is very wide in 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 steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Shifang – 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 block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man who pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is very young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Shifang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other article writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only writing a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! 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 big waves under 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 find to get this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Shifang – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that this 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 type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that hubs 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 arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the shore, 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 road 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Package: 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 culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and so on. 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 species of fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. This 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 : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- 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 Shifang and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will not make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com