About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Yokohama | 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but exciting
Timang Beach is located 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 great attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Yokohama – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic 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 which are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for 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.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people who pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Yokohama – 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 which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, 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 tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other blog authors 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.
No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Yokohama – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that the beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach 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 stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 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.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance 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/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, That’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, Normal car is not able to get to 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 just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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 food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, 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 eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Additional 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
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- 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 Yokohama 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.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org