Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Ansan Korea | Have your ever seeing the reality show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over 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 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 wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Ansan Korea – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get 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 adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Ansan Korea – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists 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 bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other article writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just making an articles about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Ansan Korea – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that this beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like 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 situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/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 brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely 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 Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to 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.
Enjoying 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, crabs 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 eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and hard to find. This 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 adventures.
- 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 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 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 May 2019.
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If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take 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.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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