Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Mudanjiang | Have your ever see 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 actors, 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 penalty for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky but fun
Timang Beach is located 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 white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Mudanjiang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing 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 part of large rocks which are very steep 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 admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs 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 beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people who pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is very young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Mudanjiang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who 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 think it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing a blog about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this extreme tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Mudanjiang – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just 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 coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On 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 Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries 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 will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to 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 duration.
- 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 The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, 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 special fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. The 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 adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- 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 at May 2019.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Mudanjiang and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just contact us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com