Timang Beach in Brief.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Son La | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? Some 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. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge 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 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 wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Son La – 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 fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the rocks could be 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 selfies there. There is a large 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 four people who pull and pushing the gondola with 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 trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Son La – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, 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 tariff of this attraction is cheaper 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 to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only writing an articles about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The huge waves beneath 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 thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Son La – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such 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 about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either 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 stone. So that’s the reason the people 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 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If visitors want to push their own 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 better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Trip : 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.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood stalls 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 which is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- 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 2019, May.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Son La and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to take you there safely. 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.
- Airport Pickups.
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