About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Rongcheng | Have your ever see the reality TV 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual 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 is very wide in coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the great 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 Rongcheng – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing 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 extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, 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 large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people 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, People there (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Rongcheng – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just making a blog about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! 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 operates controlled by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling 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 Rongcheng – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that the beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure 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 eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard car is not 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : 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.
Enjoying 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, squid, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just 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 difficult to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. 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 Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : I.D.R 10.000 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 May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Rongcheng and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org