About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Kushiro | Have your ever seeing 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 actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system 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 have a wide coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Kushiro – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people who pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Kushiro – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just making a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The huge 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 have this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Kushiro – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that the beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, 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 road that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other simple way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way 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 the reason the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle to the shore, 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 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 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 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 long.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.
Additional 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 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 hours.
- Child 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 at 2019, May.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Kushiro and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find 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, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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