About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yingtan | 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 actors, 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 penalties for their losses 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 system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge 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 white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yingtan – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous 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 block 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 oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you think 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 trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yingtan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares 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, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just writing an articles about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. 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 get this thrilling tour in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yingtan – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article 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 rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking 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 road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like 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 why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, That’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 road is completely off-road, Normal car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : 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 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, squid, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- 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 from 2019, May.
Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yingtan and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com