About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Suphan Buri | Have your ever seeing 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 actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its scary 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 new 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 spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Suphan Buri – 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 that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the rocks could be hit 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 selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man who pull and pushing the gondola using a 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 well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Suphan Buri – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just writing an articles about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs 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 thrilling adventure in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Suphan Buri – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only talking 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 coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east 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 30.000. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way 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 advantage of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully 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 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 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 culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Extra 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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational 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 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 Suphan Buri and Get Ready!.
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 Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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