About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Uiwang | Have your ever see the reality 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 their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by 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 attraction 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 Uiwang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs 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 beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people who pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you brave?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Uiwang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. 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 safe walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just writing an articles about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves under 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 thrilling tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing 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 Uiwang – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that the beach also has a beach lips that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
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 less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
If tourist want to push their own 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 stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch 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 Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to 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.
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, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant 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 which is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
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 Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : I.D.R 10K 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 May 2019.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Uiwang and Get Ready!.
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 Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org