About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Pinghu | Have your ever seeing 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 reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over 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 is very wide in coastal line and many emerging 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 wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Pinghu – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man whose pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you brave?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Pinghu – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just making an articles about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this extreme tour in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Pinghu – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical 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 Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach 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 Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bike, 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 why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car will not be 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 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 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 another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab 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 species of fish that 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 adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- 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 from May 2019.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Pinghu and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 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 routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com
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