Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Iskandar Puteri | Have your ever seeing 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 actors, 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 their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary 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 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 white sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Iskandar Puteri – 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. this Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with contains 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 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 man who pull 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, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Iskandar Puteri – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just writing an articles about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! 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 performs supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves under 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 get this extreme tour in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Iskandar Puteri – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that the beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own 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 stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle through 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 tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard car will not be 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 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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 long.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 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 Iskandar Puteri and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
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