About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Ichinomiya | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky 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 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 Ichinomiya – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks that 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 fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist 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, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four people 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 drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is very young, dare to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Ichinomiya – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares 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 crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing a blog about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this thrilling adventure in another place. If you plan to showing 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 Ichinomiya – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget 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 type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity 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/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle through 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 stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal 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 just to 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 duration.
- 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 The Timang Beach, 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 stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.
Supporting 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
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- Currency Ratio : 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 at May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Ichinomiya and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other 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 tours will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com