Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Dien Bien | Have your ever see the reality 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 complete the penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by 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 is very wide in coastal line and many new 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 elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Dien Bien – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline 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 around I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat 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 by machine, but relying by human power. There are four man who pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (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 Travelista Tours clients which is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Dien Bien – 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 made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing 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. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this extreme adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Dien Bien – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember 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 type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the shore 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 locals of Timang, take the advantage 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 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Normal car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See 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 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 long.
Dont Forget to Enjoy 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 only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and hard to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.
Additional 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 Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended 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 from May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Dien Bien and Call to Action!.
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- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
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