About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Nyingchi | Have your ever seeing the reality TV 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky but exciting
Timang Beach is spotted exactly 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 best destination 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 Nyingchi – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous 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 courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea 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 spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and push the gondola with 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 photo services of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Nyingchi – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath 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 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 an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Nyingchi – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that this beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, 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 connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, That’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 is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch 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 long.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- 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 food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler 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 Nyingchi and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to guide you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org