Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Miluo | Have your ever seeing the reality show named Running Man? Some 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 complete the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but fun
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 new 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 elevated corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Miluo – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man who 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 well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Miluo – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose afraid 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, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just making an articles about it 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. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advance. The huge waves under 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 be able to have this extreme adventure in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Miluo – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information 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 beach lips that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route 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 why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle through 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 road is completely 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 Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- 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 duration.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only 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 difficult to obtain. 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, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended 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 May 2019.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Miluo and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact 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 Adventure. This tours will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
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