About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Chengdu | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its scary but fun
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 new 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 wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Chengdu – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called 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 who pulling 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 drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Chengdu – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advance. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Chengdu – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the shore. The structure 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 have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route 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 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 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price 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.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.
Additional 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 Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended 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 at 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Chengdu and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to take you there safe and sound. 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, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to call us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org