About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Hezuo | 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge 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 best 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 Hezuo – 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. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man who pull 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 drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Hezuo – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper 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 to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only making a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advance. The big waves beneath 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 have this thrilling tour in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Hezuo – 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 writer forget that the beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bicycle, 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 why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Normal car will not be able to get to 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 just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Package : 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 long.
Enjoying 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, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just 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 difficult to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
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 Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- 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 May 2019.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Hezuo and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- 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 so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org