Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Kokdala | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in 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 had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce 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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the best attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Kokdala – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous 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 full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 people who pull 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, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Kokdala – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only writing a blog about the attraction on the web 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 performs controlled by the advance. The big waves beneath 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 be able to get this thrilling tour in another place. If you plan to showing 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 Kokdala – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that this beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On the 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.
Access from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the beach is still very difficult 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 opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their own 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 scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Normal 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 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 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 Timang, 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 in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Additional 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
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 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 Kokdala and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact 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.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
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