About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Wu’an | 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 complete the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over 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 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 Wu’an – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that hits the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for 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 operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four 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 trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is still young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Wu’an – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just making an articles about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The huge waves beneath 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 find to get this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Wu’an – 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 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 kind of beach with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking 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 ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route 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 locals 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 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, 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 got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch 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 long.
- 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 long.
Enjoying 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 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 eat Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and hard to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Extra 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
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : 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 at 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Wu’an 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 Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just contact us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org