Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Daegu | Have your ever seeing the reality TV 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge 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 have a wide coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the best destination 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 Tours from Daegu – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing 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 that are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 man whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is very young, dare to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you dare?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Daegu – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just making an articles about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this extreme tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Daegu – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that the beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering 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 go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated 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 arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore 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 really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the shore, 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 stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard car is not able to get through 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 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 food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
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 Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 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.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Daegu and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find 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.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other 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 disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com