Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Shishi | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to 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. The Two 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. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce 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 beige sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Shishi – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person 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 takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four people whose pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Shishi – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the gondola lift. 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 middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates 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 journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Shishi – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember 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 kind of shore 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 stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Access from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Normal 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 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.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.
Supporting 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.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not 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 from May 2019.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Shishi and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to take you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just contact us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com
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