About Timang Beach.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Wuchang | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in 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 fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but exciting
Timang Beach is spotted exactly at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta have a wide coastal line and many emerging 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 spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Wuchang – 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. this Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four man whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is very young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you dare?
Try Timang Beach Tours from Wuchang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose scares 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 feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only writing an articles about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs 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 in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Wuchang – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that the beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks 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 stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping 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 main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving 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 road is completely off-road, Normal car is not 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 long.
- Long Package: 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, squid, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult 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 : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : 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 2019, May.
Try Timang Beach Tours from Wuchang and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com