Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Wuhai | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to 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 had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over 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 is very wide in 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 spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Wuhai – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic 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 steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs 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, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big 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 four people who pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Wuhai – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing 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 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only making a blog about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves under 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 get this extreme tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Wuhai – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical 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 eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only 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 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 Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, 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 eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and difficult to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Supporting 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 Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 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 from May 2019.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Wuhai and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, 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.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to call us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org