Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Shanwei | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some 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 fulfill 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 test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but fun
Timang Beach is spotted exactly 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 great 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 Shanwei – 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 cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, 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 for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people who pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Shanwei – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a safe 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 fares of this attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. 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 be able to get this extreme adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Shanwei – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able to tinkering 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 go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking 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 weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even 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 own car. However, the route to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Normal car will not be 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 long.
- Medium Package : 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.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- 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 at 2019, May.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Shanwei and Call to Action!.
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- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
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- 12 Hours activity.
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