About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Honghu | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? Some 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. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross by 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 emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the best attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Honghu – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous 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 part of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named 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 man who pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Honghu – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think 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 tariff of this bridge is cheaper 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 upload to this article. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this 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 be able to get this thrilling tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Honghu – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that the beach also has a beach lips that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bike, 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 stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’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 road is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See 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 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 duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction 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 only 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 very delicious.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking 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.
- 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 2019, May.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Honghu and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, 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.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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 trip will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com