Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yeongju | 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. The Two had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but fun
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 destination 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 Yeongju – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that hits the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 man whose pull and pushing the gondola using a 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 adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you dare?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yeongju – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of 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 middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only making a blog about the attraction on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The big 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 find to get this extreme adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yeongju – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use 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 get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’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 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 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 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, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and hard to find. The 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 : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- Currency Converter : 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.
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- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
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