About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Jurong Timur | 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 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 losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but fun
Timang Beach is located 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 best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Jurong Timur – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing 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 part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the rocks 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 beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four people who pull and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the large wave. Do you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Jurong Timur – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. 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 crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only making a blog about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. 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 colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Jurong Timur – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only 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 typical of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rocks 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 trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other simple way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach 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 Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route 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 the reason 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/person. 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 good riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only 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 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 never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to find. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- 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 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Jurong Timur and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org