About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Huangshi | 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 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 their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky but exciting
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 emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the great 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 Huangshi – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea 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 operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man whose pulling and push 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, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Huangshi – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare to do 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. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advance. 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 be able to have this extreme tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Huangshi – Trekking 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 doesn’t remember that the beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rocks 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 stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare 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 may use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to 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 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- 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 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 just 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 good.
Extra 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 Home stay.
- 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.
- Currency Converter : 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 at 2019, May.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Huangshi and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, 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.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org