About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Sungai Singapura | Have your ever seeing the reality show named Running Man? One 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but exciting
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 destination 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 Sungai Singapura – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man whose pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Sungai Singapura – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, 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 fares of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only making a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Sungai Singapura – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that this beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to go down there 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 the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach 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 Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, It’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, Standard car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate 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 Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to 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 Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Supporting 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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- 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 Sungai Singapura and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take you there safely. 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, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to call us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com