About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Bucheon | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean actors, 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 penalty for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but fun
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 attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Bucheon – 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. this Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, 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 selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four people who pulling 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, The People (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Bucheon – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving 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 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, 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 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 plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Bucheon – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that this beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving 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 ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private 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 circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully 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 Package : 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 duration.
- Long Package: 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 various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crab and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just 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 spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- 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 May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Bucheon and Call to Action!.
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 Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope 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 customized options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com