Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Chaoyang | Have your ever seeing the reality show named Running Man? Some 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 had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce 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 white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Chaoyang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four man who pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Chaoyang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, 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 fares of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing an articles about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, 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 controlled by the advance. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this extreme adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Chaoyang – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that this beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering 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 go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On 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.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private 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 stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- 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 duration.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Supporting 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 Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : I.D.R 10K 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 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Chaoyang and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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