Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Gujiao | Have your ever seeing 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary 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 is very wide in coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the best 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 Gujiao – 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. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man who pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is very young, dare to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Gujiao – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just making a blog about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Gujiao – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that the beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach 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 have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Access from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route 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 the reason the locals 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 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better 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 Package : 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 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 not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab 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 special fish which is very rare and difficult to find. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Extra 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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child 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 from 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Gujiao and Get Ready!.
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- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
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