Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Seletar | Have your ever see the reality TV 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. The Two 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 travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but fun
Timang Beach is located 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 destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Seletar – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block 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 still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four man who pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel 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 getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Seletar – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only writing an articles about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath 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 thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Seletar – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that hubs 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 in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On the 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 main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route 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 why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard car is not able to get through 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 Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to 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 long.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 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 Seletar and Get Ready!.
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 Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com