About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Botou | 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 actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but exciting
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 emerging 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 wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Botou – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car 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 lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Botou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just making a blog about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety 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 performs supervised by the advance. The big waves under 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 adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Botou – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that the beach also has a shore that can be use to playing 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 go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning 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 Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach is still very hard 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 make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Normal car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Trip: 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 The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- 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 at May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Botou and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just contact us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org