About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Dak Lak | 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. 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 man-driven 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 white sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Dak Lak – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross 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 full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations 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 merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Dak Lak – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this extreme tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Dak Lak – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that this beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the shore. 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 eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking 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 attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason 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 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle through the location, 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 stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only 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 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 various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and many more. 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 species of fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, 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 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 at May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Dak Lak and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, 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 Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com