Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Dengfeng | 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. The Two had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but fun
Timang Beach is located 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 attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Dengfeng – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits 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, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Are you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Dengfeng – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing 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 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only writing an articles about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Dengfeng – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly 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 beach lips 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 sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When coming 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 as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’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 tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to 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 long.
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, squids, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant 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 species of fish which is very rare and hard to find. The 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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended 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 May 2019.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Dengfeng and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to guide you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
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. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org