Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Nam Dinh | Have your ever see the reality TV 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 famous for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over 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 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 Nam Dinh – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing 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 which are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that hits the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, 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 selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four people whose pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you brave?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Nam Dinh – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing 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 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily brave 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 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 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 plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Nam Dinh – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, 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 the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist 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 scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only 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 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 The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just 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 obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.
Supporting 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 Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 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.
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If you’re a foreigner, 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.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com