Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Penang | Have your ever see the reality TV 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. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing 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 system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but fun
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 best destination 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 Penang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic 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 full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in 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.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 man who pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is very young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Penang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, 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 attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just making a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this extreme adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Penang – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a type 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 walking path is the road that hubs main attraction 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 coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, 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? See this video.
The Rate 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 to 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 food culinary 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 only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and hard 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 Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended 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 Penang and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- 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 understands completely the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org