About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Phetchaburi | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in 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 complete the penalties 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 experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but fun
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 great destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Phetchaburi – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, 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 photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four people whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Are you brave?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Phetchaburi – 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 that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just writing a blog 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, this 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 winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this extreme adventure in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Phetchaburi – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to go down there 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 about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route 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 the reason the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : 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 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 never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 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 2019, May.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Phetchaburi and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, 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.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com