About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Houma | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to 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. The Two must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by 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 is very wide in coastal line and many emerging 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 Houma – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift 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 steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people who pull 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, The People (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Houma – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution 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, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just writing an articles about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves under 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 be able to have this thrilling adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Houma – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach 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 Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving 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 fully off-road, Standard car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : 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 Timang, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs 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 meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
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 age.
- 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 Houma and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com