Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mae Sai District

Timang Beach in Brief.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mae Sai District | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to 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 had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous episode.

As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its scary but fun

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mae Sai District

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

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mae Sai District – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.

This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.

Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving 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 large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.

Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four people whose pulling 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 well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.

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

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mae Sai District – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.

The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists 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, voyagers will think it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares 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 upload to this article. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just making a blog about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.

Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.

No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised 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 sensation of adventure in Timang Island.

You will never find to get this extreme tour in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mae Sai District – Trekking Path to The Coastline

Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that the beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.

But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mae Sai District

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 main attraction.

Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.

To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason 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/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 worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard car is not 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 long.
  • 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 duration.

Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.

In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mae Sai District

Lobster Culinary

Extra Information on Timang Beach.

  • Location Type : Beach, Island.
  • Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
  • Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
  • Lodging : Small Home stay.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Park Zone : Large.
  • Parking Rates : Free.
  • Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
  • Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
  • Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
  • Currency Ratio : 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 May 2019.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mae Sai District and Call to Action!.

If you’re a foreign visitor,  you can contact 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 Trip.
  • Gondola.
  • Rope Bridge.
  • 4 pax Seafood Package.
  • Drivers, Car & Fuels.
  • 12 Hours activity.
  • Free Documentation assist.
  • Airport Pickups.

Feel free to call us for other 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 Tour. This trip will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : admin@travelista.co.id

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