About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Wanyuan | Have your ever seeing 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
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 mechanical wooden gondola cross by 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 white sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Wanyuan – 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 block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea 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 places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 people whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you brave?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Wanyuan – 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 which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving 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 attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only making a blog about it on the web 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 equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big 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 find to have this extreme tour in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Wanyuan – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach except using 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 shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On 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 main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding 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 road is fully off-road, Normal 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 to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Package: 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 The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood stalls 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 special fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended 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 Wanyuan and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, 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.
- Gondola Lift.
- 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 customized options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org