About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Leshan | Have your ever seeing the reality show named Running Man? One 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary 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 beige sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Leshan – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift 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 courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos 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 relying by human power. There are four people who pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Leshan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other article writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only writing a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath 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 find to get this thrilling tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Leshan – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking 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 arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, 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 make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares 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 personal motorcycle to 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 tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See 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 Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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 duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs 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 special fish which 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 adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : 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 from 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Leshan and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to guide you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org