About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Gyeryong | 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but exciting
Timang Beach is located 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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the great attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Gyeryong – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea 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 pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on 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 drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Gyeryong – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who 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 safe walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only writing a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled 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 find to get this extreme tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Gyeryong – 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. Most writer forget that this beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern 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 30.000. This walking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard 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 opportunity of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. 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 personal motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding 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 tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Normal car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- 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 duration.
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, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood stalls 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 hard to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- Currency Converter : 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 Gyeryong and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org