Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gwangyang

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Timang Beach in Brief.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gwangyang | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some 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. The Two must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.

As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but fun

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gwangyang
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 attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gwangyang – 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. The Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.

In some cases, the big waves that occurs the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large 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 merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without rates.

The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you brave?

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

The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.



In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only writing an articles about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.

Security Adventure at Timang Beach.

No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped 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 extreme tour in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.

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

Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many 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 kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills 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 trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gwangyang
Trekking Path

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

Path from Last Village to The Beach.

To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.

Jeep Adventure
Jeep Adventure

If visitors want to push their personal vehicle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to 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 duration.
  • Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
  • 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 The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gwangyang
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, Seafood Stall.
  • Lodging : Small Lodging.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Park Area : Large.
  • Parking Rates : Free.
  • Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
  • Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
  • Child Friendly : Not 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 at May 2019.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Gwangyang and Get Ready!.

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

  • Jeep Adventure Tours.
  • Gondola.
  • Cross the Bridge.
  • 4 pax Seafood Package.
  • Drivers, Car & Fuels.
  • 12 Hours activity.
  • Free Documentation assist.
  • Airport Pickups.

Just call us for other customized options.  All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. 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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