About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Xiangcheng | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? One 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, spotted 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 famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by 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 have a wide coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Xiangcheng – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get 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 courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that hits the rocks also 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 large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 man whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Xiangcheng – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving 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 gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling tour in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Xiangcheng – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to tinkering 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 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 30.000. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other simple way to reach sloping beach except using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping 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 less people here, even the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach is still very hard 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 circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. 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 motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard car is not able to get through 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 just to 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 duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, 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 special fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 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 Xiangcheng and Call to Action!.
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- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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