Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Yangchun | Have your ever seeing the reality 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 had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over 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 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 beige sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Yangchun – 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. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this lift, 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 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man who pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Yangchun – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only writing a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! 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 supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath 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 get this extreme tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Yangchun – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write 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 coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except 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 around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the shore is still very difficult 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 opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding 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 path is completely off-road, Normal car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch 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 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, squid, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, 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 very delicious.
Additional 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 Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : 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 2019, May.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Yangchun and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org