Timang beach is a natural attraction located in Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Timang is a white sandy beach which lies between Sundak and Siung beach in Gunung Kidul. The uniqueness from this beach is that there is an island named Panjang Island that is a habitat for lobster. Timang beach is situated Yogyakarta Special Region, in Padukuhan Danggolo, Purwodadi, Tepus, Gunung Kidul. Because there’s a lack of decent signposts, to reach this shore visitors will be little difficulty. The distance to the beach from the Wonosari (Gunungkidul Capital District) roughly 35 km.
Like most beaches in most area in GunungKidul, Timang Beach is covered in sands and trees. This beach hasn’t been developed so much, so the scenery still looks natural. Timang beach has two parts of the coast. The east side’s first portion is a sandy beach which is equivalent to the beaches. The next piece of the west shaped stones is steep ( hill) directly adjacent to the sea. Within this section, there are views of this island or a massive granite across the beach. Island or a large rock the surrounding community is known as the Panjang rock, Panjang Island, and Timang Island. Panjang Island is known as the ideal place for hunting lobster by the local community. Timang Beach and Panjang Island are connected through a cable car that is pushed by a rope. The rope has a length of approximately 200 meters and a diameter of 4 cm. The local fishermen use the cable car to go fishing and looking for lobsters in Panjang Island.
Here is the entrance fee to Timang beach:
Domestic: IDR 10,000
Foreigner IDR 10,000
If you want to go around the beach, you can rent a motorbike that you can ride from the parking lot to Timang Beach with IDR 50,000/person. You can also rent a jeep from the parking area to Timang Beach with IDR 350,000/jeep with a maximum of 4 people.
To enjoy some attractions here is some tix prices list:
Cable Cart ( Gondola ) Domestic @ Rp. 150.000,-
Cable Cart ( Gondola ) Foreigner @ Rp. 200.000,- ( USD 20 )
Cable Bridge Domestic Rp. 100.000,-/Pax
Cable Bridge Foreigner Rp. 150.000,-/Pax
Selfie Photo at Stage @ Rp. 5.000,-/person
Parking Fee @ Rp. 10.000,-/Car only small car.