Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Ipoh

About Timang Beach.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Ipoh | 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 reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.

As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky but exciting

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Ipoh

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

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

This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.

In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.

Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 man who 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, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.

The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?

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

The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid 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 think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge 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 upload to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only writing a blog about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.

Security Adventure at Timang Beach.

Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.

You will never find to have this extreme tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.

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

Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.

But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Ipoh

Trekking Path

When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 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 Gondola Lift.

Access from Last Village to The Beach.

To get to Timang beach, you may 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 settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour 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 brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries 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? See this video.



The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.

  • Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
  • Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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 The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only 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 difficult to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Ipoh

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 Home stay.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Parking Area : Large.
  • Parking Rates : Free.
  • Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
  • Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
  • Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
  • 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 2019, May.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Ipoh and Get Ready!.

If you’re a foreigner,  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.
  • Rope 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 routes to go there. We have so many 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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