Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Gaomi | 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 actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual 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 is very wide in coastal line and many new 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 spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Gaomi – 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 which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people who pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is still young, dare to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Gaomi – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only making a blog about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this thrilling adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Gaomi – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that this beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 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 really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach is still very difficult 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 situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Normal car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, 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 special fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, 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.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : 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 Tours from Gaomi and Get Ready!.
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 Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com