About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Jecheon | 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 actors, 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 penalties for losing 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 man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but exciting
Timang Beach is spotted exactly 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 great destination 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 Jecheon – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic 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 that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, 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 Big stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four people whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Are you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Jecheon – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath 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 find to get this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Jecheon – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of 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 steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 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 too far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why 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 rates.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle through the shore, 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 got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate 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 to 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.
Dont Forget to Enjoy 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, shrimps, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and difficult to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : 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 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Jecheon and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to guide you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Cross the 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 options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org