About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Xuanwei | Have your ever see 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. The Two had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by 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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the best 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 Xuanwei – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big 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 man who pull 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 trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Xuanwei – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only making a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Xuanwei – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that the beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore 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 too far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can 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 nature stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path 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 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 culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and many more. 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 special fish which is very rare and hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- 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 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Xuanwei and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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