About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Wenling | Have your ever see the reality 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. The Two had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge 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 is very wide in coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the best attraction 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 Wenling – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous 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 steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching 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 large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four man whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining 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 adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Wenling – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only writing 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, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The huge 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 be able to have this extreme tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Wenling – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that the beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern 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 30K. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On 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 Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the shore 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 locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates 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 personal 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 scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Package: 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 not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Extra 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 Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- 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 at May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Wenling and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com