Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gunpo Korea

About Timang Beach.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gunpo Korea | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.

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

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gunpo Korea

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 have a wide 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 white sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.

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

This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.

In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea 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 spot for selfies.

Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four man whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.

The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you brave?

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gunpo Korea – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.

The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.



In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just making a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.

Security Adventure at Timang Beach.

Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.

You will never find to get this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing 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 Gunpo Korea – Walking Path to The Coastline

Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.

But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gunpo Korea

Trekking Path

When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.

Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.

To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately 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 brilliant riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch 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 Package : 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.

Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.

In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crabs and so on. 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 that is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gunpo Korea

Lobster Culinary

Supporting Information on Timang Beach.

  • Location Type : Beach, Island.
  • Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
  • Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
  • Lodging : Small Lodging.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Park Area : Large.
  • Park Rates : Free.
  • Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
  • Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
  • Toddler Friendly : Not 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 at 2019, May.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gunpo Korea and Call to Action!.

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

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

Feel free to call us for other customized options.  All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : admin@travelista.co.id

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