About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Guangxi | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? One 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by 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 new 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 spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Guangxi – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax 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 for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel 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 getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Guangxi – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped 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 make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Guangxi – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other simple way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the shore is still very hard 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 generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through 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 Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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 never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only 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 difficult to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not 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 at May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Guangxi and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org