About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Taishan | 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 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 fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge 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 is very wide in 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 elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Taishan – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that hits the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four man whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Taishan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only making an articles about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! 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 operates controlled by the advance. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential 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 except your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Taishan – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that this beach also has a shore that can be use 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 sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see 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 rare people here, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either 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 nature stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle through 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 stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard 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 duration.
- 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.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.
Extra 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
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- 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 Taishan and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just call us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com