About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Yingkou | 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 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 penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its scary but fun
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 emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the great 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 Yingkou – 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. The Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man who pull and pushing the gondola using a 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 trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Yingkou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that 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 beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just writing an articles about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advance. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting 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 Yingkou – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many 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 shore with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See 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 long.
- 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 Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, 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 species of fish that is very rare and hard to find. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.
Additional 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.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler 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 at May 2019.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Yingkou and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, 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 Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the 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 understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org