About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Yongji | 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 reality show members, 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 their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual 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 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 Yongji – 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. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four people who pull and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Yongji – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers 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 spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just making an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath 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 have this thrilling adventure in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Yongji – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that this beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of shore 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 walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares 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 personal vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares 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 fully off-road, Normal car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price 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 The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crabs and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to find. The 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 tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- 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 May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Yongji and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to guide you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org