Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Dali | Have your ever seeing the reality 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. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous 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 fun
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 attraction 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 Tours from Dali – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, 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, slowing your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four man whose pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Dali – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching 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 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other article writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The big 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 be able to get this extreme 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 Tours from Dali – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that the beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way 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 trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 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 Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bike, 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 stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving 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 will not be able to get to 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 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 Timang, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- 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 : +/- 2,5 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 from 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Dali and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding 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