Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Leizhou | Have your ever see the reality 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. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over 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 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 white sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Leizhou – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift 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 courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. 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 hits the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving 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 named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four people 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 jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, dare to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you brave?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Leizhou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution 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 ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other article writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing an articles about it 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. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze 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 friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Leizhou – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that the beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 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, although the distance is not really 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 shore 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 situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle 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 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? Watch 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 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to 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.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and many more. 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 special fish that is very rare and hard to find. The 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 adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- Currency Converter : 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 May 2019.
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If you’re a foreigner, 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 Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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