About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Tongcheng | Have your ever seeing the reality show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean actors, 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 losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky 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 emerging 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 spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Tongcheng – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get 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 courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people who pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you brave?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Tongcheng – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving 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 bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just making an articles about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted 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 make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Tongcheng – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that this beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking 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, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to 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 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 duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and hard to find. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- 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 Tongcheng and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely 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. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com