About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Hirakata | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean reality show members, 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 chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system 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 have a wide coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the best attraction 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 Hirakata – 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 steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching 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 large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man whose pull and push the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging 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 trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Hirakata – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only making a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. 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 ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Hirakata – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 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.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to 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 Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
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, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Supporting 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 Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 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 Hirakata 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.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will never make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org