Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Mishan | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in 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 had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous 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 huge waves, Its scary but fun
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 attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Mishan – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic 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 full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man who pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Mishan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose scares to ride the gondola lift. 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 remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just writing an articles about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The huge waves beneath 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 have this extreme tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Mishan – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that the beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding 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 is not able to get to 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 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 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 not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just 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 find. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.
Extra 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 Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 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 May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Mishan and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to guide you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just call us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org