Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Chongqing | 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 had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline test 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 emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination 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.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Chongqing – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift 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 steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 man whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is still young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Chongqing – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short 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 fares of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only writing a blog about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security 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 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 have this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Chongqing – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors 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 worries 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 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 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 not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, 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 which is very rare and difficult to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- 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 May 2019.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Chongqing and Call to Action!.
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- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
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