About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Shuangliao | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce 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 elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Shuangliao – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character 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 extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist 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 exciting, 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 called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but 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, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is still young, dare to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Shuangliao – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only writing an articles about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Shuangliao – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
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 walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach unless 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 around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. 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 motorcycle through the location, 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 got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal 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 Package : 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 long.
- 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 food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant 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 that is very rare and hard to find. This 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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : 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 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Shuangliao and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, 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.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- 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 fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com