Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Changge | Have your ever see 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but exciting
Timang Beach is located 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 white sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Changge – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Gondola Lift 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 steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Changge – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around 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 blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only writing a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. 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 extreme tour in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Changge – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals 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 approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant 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 tours provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard car is not able to get through 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 to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only 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 find. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Supporting 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 Home stay.
- 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 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : 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 May 2019.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Changge and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will not make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org