About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Yibin | Have your ever see 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 episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual 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 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 white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Yibin – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic 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 across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. 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 rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four people whose pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Yibin – 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 which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, 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 tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety 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 supervised by the advance. The huge waves under 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 be able to have this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Yibin – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that the beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, 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 other simple way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like 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 The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private 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 nature stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares 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 personal motorcycle through the shore, 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 better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal 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 Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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 The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another 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 species of fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- 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 at 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Yibin and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
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