About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Nanjing | Have your ever seeing 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. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties 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 system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its scary but fun
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 spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Nanjing – 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. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks also 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 selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four people whose pull and push the gondola with rope. If you feel 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 photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is very young, brave to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Nanjing – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. 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, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! 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 performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath 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 thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Nanjing – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. 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 east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the shore 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 people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance 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 location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Normal car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only 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.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood stalls 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 which is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not 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 Nanjing and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just contact us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com