About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Jieyang | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to 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. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary 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 have a wide 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 beige sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Jieyang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous 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 block of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 man who pull and push the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you brave?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Jieyang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers 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 beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates 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 find to have this extreme tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Jieyang – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, 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 way that connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach except using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way 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 the reason the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal car will not be 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to 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.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant 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 difficult to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Additional 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.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : 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.
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- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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