About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Phatthalung | 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its scary but exciting
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 destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Phatthalung – 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. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, 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 photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four people who pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you brave?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Phatthalung – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing 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.
No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this extreme tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Phatthalung – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The typical 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 east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking 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 weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private 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 people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle 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 got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely 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 just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : 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 another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to find. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.
Supporting 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 Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- 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 from 2019, May.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Phatthalung and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just call us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands 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. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com