Timang beach is located in the hamlet of Danggolo Timang, Purwodadi Village, district administration entrance Tepus Regency of Gunung Kidul. From the county seat, namely through steep rocky beach, Which still is approximately 35 kilometers. Pretty much, especially if from downtown Jogja. However, if you visit it, not future loss, guaranteed. A distance of tens of kilometres that skipped would pay off with the beauty of the sea waves Timang beach .
Gunung Kidul Timang Beach is one of the beaches that are scattered in an area of Gunungkidul. A trip to the beach is very challenging. The road to the beach is very steep and rocky. Timang Beach has a very charming expanse of white sand with a net over the coast. Pandanus plants lining the beach around the flourishing adding to the beauty of the panorama Beach Timang Gunung Kidul . Visitors to the beach was not as much as the other beaches that are already well known earlier so that when you look at the atmosphere at the beach is still impressed.
Timang beach is one of the special places in Gunung Kidul who has a cable car to transport the fisherman Lobster shrimp search. The Beach is a beach located in the subdistrict of Timang, Babbler, Regency of Gunung Kidul Yogyakarta. This beach offers views of towering corals as well as the uniqueness of the fishermen there that use traditional cable car to find the catch of the sea.
Traditional Gondola/Cable Car In Timang Beach – Adrenaline Challenge
This is actually Challenging Timang Beach divided into two distinct areas, in the first part is on the East which is a beach with pure white sand is the same with most other white beaches. While in the second part which is located on the western side of the hills in the form of rocks which is quite steep which is directly adjacent to the sea. On the rocky shores of this landscape will be very beautiful because there is a fairly large stones standing firmly on the edge of the beach. Large stone or the island known as the rock long or Long Island and the island of Timang.
The island of Timang Gunung Kidul is indeed not an island like generally in the form of a piece of land with sandy shore. The island is no more in the form of a large rock mass with a very steep cliff. To reach this island of Timang travelers must use a kind of gondola or cable car traditionally made from wood and bamboo assembled with plastic straps that mine is very strong so that it can support the weight of a person and then pulled by a couple of people so that the gantole will be moving toward the island of Timang.
Challenging Timang Beach traveler to prove lost heart crossed the reef big wave only use the gondola/cable traditionally driven by human power. The gondola was pulled from the shore towards a small island named Island Long Watu. Don’t think that the cable train similar minded exists in Taman Mini Indonesia, this citizen-made cable made of wood with a connecting cord in the form of ropes. The use of ropes proved stronger facing corrosive sea water compared to sling made of iron/steel.
The existing wooden gondola in Timang Beach is not a tour supporting facilities provided by the Government of Gunung Kidul. The vehicle is actually a commonly used local fishermen to hunt for lobsters that became one of the flagship products. The distance from the gantole launch is around 50-100 me towards the West from the coast of Timang. It takes a strong mental if you want to try crossing there, because all the distances you will Skate alone climbed above a sea of gantole with large waves.
Cable car tin on the beach as fishermen seeking Lobster transportation
The history of this cable car installation according to local fishermen to get a more rich lobster catches. According to the story the cable installation begins with the installation of powerboats made of wood in the coral island in advance. The installation was not easy, the fishermen have to use boats of Siung beach as well as choose the season with a calm ocean waves. After the connected cords and powerboats are finally working together designing cable form fishermen still use materials from wood. Substitute for a cable and this is done simultaneously considering it is the only transport to the coral island.
Behind his hard struggle towards there, it turns out that the island is the best place of Timang to find seafood. Local people often use this cable car headed for the island of Timang to find seafood in there especially the Lobster. The results of the sea in the form of Lobster have high selling value is what makes the local peoples to willingly struggled and struggled to get there with hazardous terrain to get catches.
Besides enjoying the sea waves as well as adrenaline, for you who don’t dare try it you can purchase the catch of fishermen in the form of a living lobster shrimp, usually they will fixd price 200 to 500 thousand dollars per tail depending on the type and magnitude. However, you have to come when the lobster harvest moons around the month of March
Access to the beach of Timang.
Timang Beach has a special characteristic that is not much different from the coast of Gunung Kidul . With the white sand and the abundance of the plant pandanus gives the impression that appeal to this beach. In addition, you can also find a variety of marine life. Special characteristics that distinguish it from the other is the existence of a coral island that is located 200 meters to the West, known as Watu long or Long Island or Rock Timang. You need to traverse a distance of 50 to 10 metres from shore to get to the island of Timang.
Road access to the beach is not yet entirely smooth, but vehicles such as cars could traverse the road. It is of course easier if compared to ride public transportation. There are two paths that can be taken to go to the Beach the Timang by crossing the Highway and through the village of Baron Tepus Purwodadi. However, the highway Baron indeed much more is recommended because it is more convenient and safer to follow. While if you choose to go through the village of Purwodadi Tepus, then you have to be careful because you will pass through the roads up and down and turn-turn sharp enough. To get to this beach is not easy because of the unavailability of the Board so you should ask the local people.
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