About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Seletar | 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. The Two had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge 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 is very wide in coastal line and many new 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 Seletar – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character 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 that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man whose pull and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is still young, dare to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Seletar – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose afraid 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 think it’s just a safe walk. But remember, 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 attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this extreme tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Seletar – 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. Most people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that able 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 sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to reach sloping beach except 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 about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of 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 Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, 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 better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Normal car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : 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 Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Extra 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 Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : 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 at May 2019.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Seletar and Get Ready!.
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 Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com