Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Linxia | 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 had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky but fun
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 emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Linxia – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid 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 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving 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 places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man whose 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, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Linxia – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who scares 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 feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just writing a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, 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 equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath 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 extreme tour in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Linxia – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 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 main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route 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 the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, That’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 tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard 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 Package : 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 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.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
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
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not 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 Linxia and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
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