Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Wuzhishan | 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but fun
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 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 wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Wuzhishan – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car 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 extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four people whose pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Wuzhishan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing an articles about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled 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 essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this extreme tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Wuzhishan – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that this beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach except using 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 beach 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 too far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi 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 beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance 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/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure 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 Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only 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 duration.
- Long Trip: 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, squids, shrimps, crab and so on. 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 species of fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- 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 Wuzhishan and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just contact us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com