Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Chaiyaphum

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About Timang Beach.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Chaiyaphum | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.

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

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Chaiyaphum
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 steep corals along the coastline.

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

This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks which 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 fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.

In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.

Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four man whose pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.

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

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

The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.



In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only writing a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.

Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.

Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.

You will never be able to have this thrilling adventure in another place. If you plan to showing 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 Chaiyaphum – Walking Path to The Coastline

Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a beach lips that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.

But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Chaiyaphum
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 the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.

Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.

To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.

Jeep Adventure
Jeep Adventure

If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle through the location, 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 road is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.



The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.

  • Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
  • Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
  • Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.

Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.

In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Chaiyaphum
Lobster Culinary

Extra 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 Lodging.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Park Area : Large.
  • Parking Rates : Free.
  • Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
  • Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
  • Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
  • Currency Converter : 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 from May 2019.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Chaiyaphum and Get Ready!.

If you’re a foreigner,  you can find us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :

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

Just contact us for other options.  All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : admin@travelista.co.id

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