Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Lhasa | 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 actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge 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 is very wide in 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 white sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Lhasa – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car 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 extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four man who pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Lhasa – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only writing an articles about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Lhasa – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that able to playing 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 get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping 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 less people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like 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 the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares 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 fully off-road, Normal car is not 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Package: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crab 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 hard to find. This fish have a blue spike. 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 Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : 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 Lhasa and Get Ready!.
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.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just call us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com