About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Iskandar Puteri | 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 actors, 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 information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary 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 attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Iskandar Puteri – 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. The Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Iskandar Puteri – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just making a blog about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! 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 operates controlled by the advanced teams. The huge 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 find to get this thrilling tour in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Iskandar Puteri – 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 people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach 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 locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’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 adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to 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.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. 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 which is very rare and difficult to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.
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 Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child 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 Iskandar Puteri and Call to Action!.
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 Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just call us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
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