About Timang Beach.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Zhangzhou | Have your ever see 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 reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system 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 great attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Zhangzhou – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people whose pull and pushing 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, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is still young, dare to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you dare?
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Zhangzhou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving 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 bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other article writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only writing a blog about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Zhangzhou – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, 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 trekking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
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 rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own 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 opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, That’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 tours provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch 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 duration.
- 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 Timang, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crabs 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 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 tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child 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 from May 2019.
Discover Timang Beach Tours from Zhangzhou and Call to Action!.
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 Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org