About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Nan’an | Have your ever see 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
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 over the sea with a huge 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 have a wide coastal line and many new 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 Nan’an – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Cable car 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 extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four man who pulling 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, The People (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Nan’an – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other article writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the net 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 advance. The huge 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 thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Nan’an – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type 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 trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private 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 stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, 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 through 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 long.
- Medium Package : 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 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, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and difficult to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so 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
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler 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 May 2019.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Nan’an and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have several 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