Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Gaozhou | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? Some 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. The Two had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by 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 have a wide 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 beige sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Gaozhou – 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. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea 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 places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people who pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you brave?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Gaozhou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who afraid to ride the gondola lift. 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 safe walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only writing an articles 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, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Gaozhou – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that this beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach 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, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant 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 path is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See 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 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours duration.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only 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. This 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 adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : 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 at May 2019.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Gaozhou and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org