Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Bucheon

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About Timang Beach.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Bucheon | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? One 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 had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.

As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its scary but exciting

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Bucheon
Timang Beach Gondola Adventure

Timang Beach is spotted exactly 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 best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.

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

This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.

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

Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four man who pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.

The Video above is when one of ours clients that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?

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

The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.



In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.

Security Adventure at Timang Beach.

No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.

You will never be able to get this extreme tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Bucheon – Walking Path to The Coastline

Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.

But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Bucheon
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 just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.

Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.

To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like 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 locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.

Jeep Adventure
Jeep Adventure

If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’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 path is completely off-road, Standard car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.



The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.

  • Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only 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 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.

Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.

In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to find. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Bucheon
Lobster Culinary

Additional Information on Timang Beach.

  • Location Type : Beach, Island.
  • Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
  • Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
  • Lodging : Small Home stay.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Parking Zone : Large.
  • Parking Rates : Free.
  • Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
  • Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
  • Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
  • 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 May 2019.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Bucheon and Call to Action!.

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

  • Jeep Adventure Trip.
  • Gondola.
  • Rope Bridge.
  • Seafood Package for 4 pax.
  • Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
  • 12 Hours activity.
  • Free Documentation assist.
  • Pick up at Airport or Hotels.

Just call us for other options.  All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : admin@travelista.co.id

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