About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Yongkang | Have your ever seeing the reality TV 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 must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but exciting
Timang Beach is spotted exactly 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 great attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Yongkang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people who pulling and push the gondola with 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 well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Yongkang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just making a blog about the attraction on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, 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 essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this extreme tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Yongkang – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that this beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden path 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 reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning 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 Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle 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 better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See 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 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 long.
Dont Forget to Enjoy 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, squid, shrimp, crab and so on. Seafood restaurant 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 obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Supporting 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
- Parking Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- 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 at May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Yongkang and Call to Action!.
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- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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