Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Ergun | Have your ever seeing the reality show named Running Man? Some 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 must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce 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 have a wide coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the best attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Ergun – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man whose pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you think 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 fares.
The Video above is when one of ours customers 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 Tours from Ergun – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists 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 pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only making an articles about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety 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 operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Ergun – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind 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 walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own 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 stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price 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 duration.
- Long Package: 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 Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crabs 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 species of fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- 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 May 2019.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Ergun and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to guide you there safe and sound. 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.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
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