About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Fukuyama | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky 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 have a wide 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 steep corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Fukuyama – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four people who pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (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 which is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Fukuyama – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only writing an articles about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this extreme tour in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Fukuyama – 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 doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the coastline. 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 east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look 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 rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bicycle, 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 why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard 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 long.
- 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 culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- 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.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended 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 2019, May.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Fukuyama and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just contact us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have so many 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