Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Kurume | 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce 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 is very wide in 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 wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Kurume – 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. this Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the island could be catch 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 photos there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four man whose pulling and pushing the gondola with 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 fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Kurume – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only writing an articles about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this extreme adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Kurume – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget 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 sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
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 difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle to the location, 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 tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch 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 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.
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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : 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 at 2019, May.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Kurume and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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