About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Huayin | Have your ever see 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 reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky 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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the best attraction 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 Huayin – 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. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four people whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is still young, dare to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Huayin – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only writing a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this thrilling adventure in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Huayin – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that the beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other simple way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach is still very hard 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 opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their own 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 scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through 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 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to 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 duration.
Dont Forget to Enjoy 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 so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Supporting 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 Home stay.
- 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 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- 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 Huayin and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org