About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Johor Bahru | 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 reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky 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 destination 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 Johor Bahru – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous 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 block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations 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 feel the hassle of combining 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 trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you dare?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Johor Bahru – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only writing an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this extreme adventure in another place. If you plan to showing 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 Johor Bahru – 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. Most people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When coming 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 as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding 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, Standard car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : 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.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to find. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child 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 from 2019, May.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Johor Bahru and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope 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 fully understands the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org