About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Tai’an | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some 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. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge 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 new 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 elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Tai’an – 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. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming 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 operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four man whose pull and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is still young, brave to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Tai’an – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, while you come 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 cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only writing an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this extreme adventure in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Adventure from Tai’an – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east 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 30K. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On the 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 Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult 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 make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving 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, Normal car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Package: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
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, shrimp, crab and so on. 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 species of fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Supporting 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 Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : 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 Tai’an 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 Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact 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 tours will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org