About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Fuxin | Have your ever seeing 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 penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky 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 have a wide 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 white sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Fuxin – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four people who pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Fuxin – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who scares 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 short 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 cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only making a blog about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. The big waves beneath 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 plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Fuxin – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of 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 typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless 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 shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may 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 opportunity of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours duration.
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 various other 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 lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and hard to find. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- Currency Ratio : 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 Fuxin and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to guide you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 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 fully understands the path to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com