About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Southern Islands | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in 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. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over 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 have a wide coastal line and many new 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 spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Southern Islands – 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 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 sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man who pull 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 drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Southern Islands – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come 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 attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only writing a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath 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 find to get this thrilling tour in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Southern Islands – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi 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 beach is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors 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 scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price 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 Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- 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 The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood stalls 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 special fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. 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 Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- 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 Southern Islands and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just call us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will never make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org