About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Bhutan | Have your ever see 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 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 fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its scary 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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the best attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Bhutan – 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 block of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with full of fierce waves. The fares 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.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four people who pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Bhutan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just making an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! 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 advance. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this thrilling tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Bhutan – Walking 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 this beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other simple way to reach sloping beach except 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 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 too far from the main attraction.
Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach 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 circumstance to make 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 tour fares.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle to the location, 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 should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : 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 long.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and difficult to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.
Supporting 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
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not 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 2019, May.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Bhutan and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 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 not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org