Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Baotou | Have your ever seeing the reality show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean actors, 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 the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge 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 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 Tours from Baotou – 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 steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission 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 island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four man who pulling and push the gondola using a 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 well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is very young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you dare?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Baotou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive 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 here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs 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 find to get this extreme tour in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Baotou – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 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.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route 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 why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle to the location, 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 got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path 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 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 duration.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to find. The fish spike have a blue colour. 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, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- Currency Converter : 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 at May 2019.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Baotou and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find 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.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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