Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Qinzhou | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some 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. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge 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 emerging 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 spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Qinzhou – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is still young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Qinzhou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way 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 base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I guess, the other article writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only making an articles about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. 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 be able to get this extreme adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Qinzhou – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that able 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 steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own 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 stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant 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 tours provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard 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 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 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 The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Additional 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
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- 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 at May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Qinzhou and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org