About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Fuyu | Have your ever seeing the reality TV 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but exciting
Timang Beach is spotted exactly at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta is very wide in 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 spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Fuyu – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block of large rocks that 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 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 man who pulling and push 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 trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is still young, brave to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Fuyu – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. 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 pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just making an articles about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this extreme tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Fuyu – Trekking 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 doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such simple 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 see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 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.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use 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 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 around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely 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 just to 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 long.
- Long Trip: 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 never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab 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. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not 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 Fuyu and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact 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, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com