About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Kaiyuan | 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. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by 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 emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination 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 Kaiyuan – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, 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 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 pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you brave?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Kaiyuan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers 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 spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only making an articles about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this thrilling adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting 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 Kaiyuan – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer 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 beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
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 too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately 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 good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- 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 food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant 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 that is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- Currency Ratio : I.D.R 10.000 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 Kaiyuan and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact 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.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org