About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Ruili | Have your ever see the reality TV 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical 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 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 steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Ruili – 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. this Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains fierce 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/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving 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 large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Ruili – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think 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 tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around 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 writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only making an articles about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this thrilling adventure 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 Ruili – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore 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 stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps 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 as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bike, 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 locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, 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 got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure 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 Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- 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 not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child 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 Ruili and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find 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.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 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 path to go there. We have so many years experience in taking 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