Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Jingdezhen | 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, 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 by the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky but fun
Timang Beach is located at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta have a wide 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 white sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Jingdezhen – 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 block of large rocks that are very steep 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 admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that hits the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 people whose 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 taking photos of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Jingdezhen – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only making a blog about the attraction on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to 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 under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this extreme adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Jingdezhen – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs 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 non-elevated beach. There is no other simple way to reach sloping beach unless 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 beach is about 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 really far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use 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 settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. 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, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is fully 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 Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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.
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, crab and many more. 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 species of fish which is very rare and hard to find. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so 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
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- 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 Jingdezhen and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to take you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
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 guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org