About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Tonghua | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some 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 must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce 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 is very wide in coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the best destination 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 Tonghua – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character 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 that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/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 in a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Tonghua – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel 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 around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just making a blog about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! 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 supervised by the advance. The huge 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 extreme adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Tonghua – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that the 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 steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other simple way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach is still very hard 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 situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’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 tours provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Normal car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours duration.
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, squid, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood restaurant 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 which 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 : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not 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 from May 2019.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Tonghua and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, 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.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have several years experience in taking 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