Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Cheongju | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to 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. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical 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 best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Cheongju – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing 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 part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four people who pull and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is very young, brave to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you brave?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Cheongju – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, 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 tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just writing an articles about the attraction on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling tour in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Cheongju – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just talking 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 shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
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 30K. This trekking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps 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 Gondola Lift.
Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bicycle, 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 advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Package: 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 The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Additional 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
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler 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 2019, May.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Cheongju and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just call us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org