Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kochi

About Timang Beach.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kochi | Have your ever see the reality 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.

As information, 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 scary but exciting

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kochi

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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the great attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.

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

This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.

Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.

Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man whose pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without rates.

The Video above is when one of ours clients that is very young, dare to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?

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

The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.



In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other article writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just making a blog about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! 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 operates supervised by the advance. The big 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 find to have this thrilling adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kochi – Trekking Path to The Coastline

Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able 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 east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kochi

Trekking Path

When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.

Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.

To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, 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 offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around 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 to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving 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 fully 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 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 duration.
  • Long Package: 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 culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kochi

Lobster Culinary

Supporting Information on Timang Beach.

  • Location Type : Beach, Island.
  • Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
  • Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
  • Lodging : Small Lodging.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Park Zone : Large.
  • Park Rates : Free.
  • Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
  • Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
  • Toddler 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 Kochi and Get Ready!.

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

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

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

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