Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Pu’er | Have your ever seeing 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both 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. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge 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 have a wide coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the best 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 Pu’er – 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 block of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four man whose pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, 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 ours clients which is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Pu’er – 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 that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come 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 bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. 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 doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! 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 big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this extreme adventure in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Pu’er – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 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 too far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard 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 opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle through 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 completely 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 just to 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 Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant 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 hard 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 adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking 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.
- 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 Pu’er and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to take you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many 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 : firstname.lastname@example.org