About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Saigon | 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 must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its scary 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 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 Saigon – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous 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 block of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four people whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of merging 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 rates.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Saigon – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction 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 to this article. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only writing an articles about it 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. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this extreme tour in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Saigon – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that this beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering 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 eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other simple way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bicycle, 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 offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors 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 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 Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- 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.
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, squids, shrimp, crab 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 so good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, 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 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended 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 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Saigon and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact 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.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org