Timang Beach in Brief.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Yuanjiang | 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. The Two had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce 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 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 Yuanjiang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous 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 which are very steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying 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 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 getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Yuanjiang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only making a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. The big 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 adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Yuanjiang – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bike, 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 why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to generate 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 own motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal car will not be 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Package : 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 duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and hard to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not 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 Yuanjiang and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, 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 Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just contact 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 Tour. This tours will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org