Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from  Binzhou

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About Timang Beach.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from  Binzhou | Have your ever seeing 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 losing in the previous episode.

As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but fun

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from  Binzhou
Timang Beach Gondola Adventure

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 destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from  Binzhou – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.

This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.

Sometimes, the huge waves that hits the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.

Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four people who pull and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.

The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you dare?

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from  Binzhou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.

The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.



In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only writing an articles about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.

Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.

Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath 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 extreme adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from  Binzhou – Trekking Path to The Coastline

Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that the beach also has a beach lips that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.

But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other simple way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from  Binzhou
Trekking Path

When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.

Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.

To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature 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 around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.

Jeep Adventure
Jeep Adventure

If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding 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 tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.



The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.

  • Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
  • Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
  • 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 culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crab and many more. 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 difficult to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from  Binzhou
Lobster Culinary

Supporting 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 Lodging.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Parking Zone : Large.
  • Park Rates : Free.
  • Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
  • Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
  • Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
  • Currency Ratio : I.D.R 10.000 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 at 2019, May.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from  Binzhou and Get Ready!.

If you’re a foreign visitor,  you can contact us to take you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :

  • Jeep Adventure Tours.
  • Gondola.
  • Rope Bridge.
  • Seafood Package for 4 pax.
  • Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
  • 12 Hours activity.
  • Free Documentation assist.
  • Airport Pickups.

Just contact us for other customized 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 : admin@travelista.co.id

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