About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Vinh Long | 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 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 fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by 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 is very wide in coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the great attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Vinh Long – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character 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 that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, 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 takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four people whose 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 jeep drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Vinh Long – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel 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 bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only writing a blog 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, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Vinh Long – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go 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 hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant 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 tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard car is not able to get through 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 duration.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- 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, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and difficult to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- 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 at May 2019.
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If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to guide you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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