Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Dongyang | Have your ever seeing the reality TV 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. They both had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky 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 emerging 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 Dongyang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be 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 beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four people whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Dongyang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, 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 attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only writing 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, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this extreme adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Dongyang – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just talking 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 coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant 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 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 Trip : 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 long.
- 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 Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- 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 Tours from Dongyang and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- 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 path to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com