Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Jiujiang | 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 reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky but fun
Timang Beach is spotted exactly 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 great attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Jiujiang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 people 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 trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Jiujiang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog 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 very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this extreme adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Jiujiang – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that the beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach 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 people 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 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle through 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 stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully 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 long.
- Medium Trip : 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 duration.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and so on. 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 species of fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : 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 from 2019, May.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Jiujiang and Get Ready!.
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- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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