About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Jinju | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by 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 best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Jinju – 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 steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea 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 cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four man who pulling and pushing the gondola using a 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 getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you dare?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Jinju – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who scares 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 safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just writing an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs 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 sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this extreme adventure in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Jinju – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that the beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach 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, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult 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 situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. 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 good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares 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 is not able to get through 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 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.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant 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. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.
Extra 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
- Parking Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- 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 at 2019, May.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Jinju and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to take you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact 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 Tour. This tours will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org