Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Gimje | Have your ever seeing 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, 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 exciting
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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Gimje – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the island could be 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 Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man who pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is still young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Gimje – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just making a blog about it on the web 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 crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves under 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 find to get this extreme tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Gimje – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember 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 rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path 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 other easy way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On 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 Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either 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 nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity 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 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle to 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 better 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 Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only 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 duration.
- Long Package: 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 Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 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 Gimje and Get Ready!.
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.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
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