Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Omiya | 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 had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge 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 destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Omiya – 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 block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, 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 large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four people whose pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Omiya – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only writing an articles 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 strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Omiya – Walking 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 doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private 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 nature stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good 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 adventure provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to 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 just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- 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 not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Supporting 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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- 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 at May 2019.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Omiya and Get Ready!.
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.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will not make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org