About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Gejiu | Have your ever seeing 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 actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous 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 exciting
Timang Beach is spotted exactly at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta is very wide in coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the great 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 Gejiu – 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. this Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four man whose pulling 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, People there (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is very young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Gejiu – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists 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 spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just writing a blog about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves under 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 have this extreme adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Gejiu – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple 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 see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 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 The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bike, 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 why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the shore, 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 adventure provided. Because the road is completely 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 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 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 another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : 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 May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Gejiu and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org