About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Dazhou | Have your ever see 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over 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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Dazhou – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic 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 across the oceans with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Dazhou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other article writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just making a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The big 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 find to have this extreme tour in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Dazhou – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not get it 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 trekking path is the road that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see 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, even the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult 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 situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard car is not 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 just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- 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 long.
Dont Forget to Enjoy 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, shrimp, crab and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only 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 difficult to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended 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 from May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Dazhou and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to call us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely 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. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com