Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Anshun | Have your ever see 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky but fun
Timang Beach is spotted exactly 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 great attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Anshun – 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. this Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea 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 cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four people whose pull and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is very young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Anshun – 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 that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just writing a blog about it on the web 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. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Anshun – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own 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 stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle through 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 tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal car is not 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 just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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 culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, 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 eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Supporting 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
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended 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.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Anshun and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- 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 customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com