About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Jingmen | 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over 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 is very wide in coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the best 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 Jingmen – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Cable car 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 extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four man who pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is very young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Jingmen – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only writing an articles about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Jingmen – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that this beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. 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 eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore 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 Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way 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 why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle to 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 got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get to 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 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 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 never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab 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 hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Supporting 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
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not 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 Jingmen and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just call us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will not make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org