Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Western Water | Have your ever see 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. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system 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 new 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 elevated corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Western Water – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character 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 which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four people whose pull and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Western Water – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center 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 around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just making an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The huge waves under 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 be able to have this thrilling tour in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Western Water – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy 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 the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bicycle, 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 the reason the people 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 around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle through the location, 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 got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car will not be 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 duration.
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, 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 that is very rare and difficult to obtain. This 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 tours.
- 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 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child 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 at 2019, May.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Western Water and Call to Action!.
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.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to call us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org