About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Kanazawa | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some 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. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by 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 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 beige sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Kanazawa – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, 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 aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is very young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Kanazawa – 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, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction 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 to this article. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only making a blog about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! 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 performs 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 essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling adventure in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Kanazawa – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use 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 steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern 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 connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 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 really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the people 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 approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, That’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 tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch 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 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 long.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- Currency Converter : 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 Kanazawa and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just 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. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org