Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Zunyi | Have your ever see 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 reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, 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 by the sea with a fierce 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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Zunyi – 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. The Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four man who pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is very young, brave to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Zunyi – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching 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, keeping the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only making a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The huge 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 plan to showing 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 Zunyi – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips 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 steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
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 just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle to the location, 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 should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get to 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 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Package: 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 not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child 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 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Zunyi and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just call us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org