Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Erenhot | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some 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 fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want 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 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 attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Erenhot – 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 steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming 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 operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Erenhot – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come 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 less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only making an articles about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. 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 find to have this extreme adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Erenhot – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look 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 Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private 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 stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’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 completely 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 Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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.
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, 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 species of fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.
Additional 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.
- Travel 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 at May 2019.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Erenhot and Call to Action!.
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- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
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- 12 Hours activity.
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