About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Wuchang | 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 must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary 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 emerging 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 steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Wuchang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four man who pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours customers 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 Wuchang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come 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 attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just making a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves under 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 tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting 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 Wuchang – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information 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 playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may 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 village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. 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 motorcycle 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 got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is completely 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 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to 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 never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and so on. 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 species of fish which is very rare and difficult to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- 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 from 2019, May.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Wuchang and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- 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 guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org