About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Sanmenxia | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky 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 best attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Sanmenxia – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get 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 courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a 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 well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Sanmenxia – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving 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 attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
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 brave doing this. If they just making a blog about the attraction on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the 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 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 find to have this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Sanmenxia – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just write 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 coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping 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 really far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Normal car will not be able to get to 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 just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Trip : 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 The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood stalls 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 species of fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. This 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, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- 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 Sanmenxia and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
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