Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Guanghan | Have your ever see the reality 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, have been 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 famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline test 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 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 spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Guanghan – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character 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 extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four man whose pull and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Guanghan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that 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, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only writing an articles about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. The huge waves beneath 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 have this thrilling tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Guanghan – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that the beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore 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 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 in a far distance.
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 less people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’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 is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to 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.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, 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 difficult to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Supporting 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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 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 May 2019.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Guanghan and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com