Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Baiyin | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? Some 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce 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 is very wide in 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 white sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Baiyin – 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. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four people whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you brave?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Baiyin – 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 making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur 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 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just writing 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 quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled 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 be able to get this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Baiyin – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that the beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore 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 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 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road 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 Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- 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 long.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended 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 from 2019, May.
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If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just contact us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com