Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Guangdong | Have your ever see 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 reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but fun
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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the great 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 Guangdong – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic 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 lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that hits the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving 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 called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people whose pull and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging 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 rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Guangdong – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only making a blog about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! 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 performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves under 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 find to have this thrilling adventure in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Guangdong – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that this beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, 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 hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the locals 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/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard car is not able to get to 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 just to 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 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 The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special 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 : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child 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.
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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 Tours.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- 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 routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com