Timang Beach Bridge
Travelling in Jogja you will be fascinated by the uniqueness of the few beaches in Wonosari it is located in a row of beach in Gunung Kidul district, Yogyakarta - Indonesia. one of which is Timang beach that not only offer natural beauty, but also offers exciting experiences and adrenaline. Timang beach is located in the hamlet Danggolo, Purwodadi, District Tepus the incoming administration of Gunung Kidul. From the capital city Wonosari, a distance of approximately 35 kilometers. if you visit it, a distance of tens of kilometers passed would be paid off with the beauty and waves of the Timang.
Exciting experience what is offered of Timang?
Traveler will challenged to prove his guts to cross the choppy large reef just use the gondola that funicular traditionally driven by human power. Gondola withdrawn from the shoreline to a small island called Pulau Panjang Watu. This citizen-made cable car made of wood with a lifeline in the form of a rope. The use of ropes considered more robust in the face corrosive seawater than sling that made of iron / steel. Gondola able cart is not a tourist support facilities provided by the government of Gunung Kidul. This is actually a means of transportation commonly used local fishermen to hunt lobster that became one of the local superior products.
Timang Beach Bridge
Behind the hard struggle to get there, it turns out Timang Island is the best place to look for seafood. Local people often use this cable car to Timang Island to find the sea that there are many there especially Lobster. The sea produce of lobsters that have high selling value is what makes local society to willingly bother and struggle to get there with a dificult terrain to get the catch. And you can also enjoy the delights of lobster by buying it to the citizens who provide to the tourists.
At first to cross using a cable car is free, but saw the potential that exists, Then the locals making it commercially. for once crossed, residents peg the cost of IDR 200,000 (with gondola) and IDR 100.000 (with bridge). And you also have to use the services of a motorcycle or jeep to get to the location of the timang, because the car vehicle can only arrive at the parking location due to the terrain that is not possible to pass by the car. The price for motorcycle services to the location from parking area is IDR 50.000, or with jeep IDR 350.000 / jeep for max 4 people. quite expensive, but please understandable to pull a cable car takes a lot of energy as well as specialized expertise. Guaranteed! experience gained is more valuable than the nominal money paid.