Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Nanyang

About Timang Beach.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Nanyang | 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 actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.

As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but exciting

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Nanyang

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 destination 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 Nanyang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.

This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.

Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.

Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four people who pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.

The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you dare?

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Nanyang – 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 base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.



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

Security Adventure at Timang Beach.

Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.

You will never find to have this thrilling adventure in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.

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

Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. 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 must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Nanyang

Trekking Path

When coming 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 feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.

Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.

To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.

Jeep Adventure

Jeep Adventure

If visitors want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Normal car will not be able to get to 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 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.

Enjoying 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 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 obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Nanyang

Lobster Culinary

Extra 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 to 16.30.
  • Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
  • Child 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 2019, May.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Nanyang and Get Ready!.

If you’re a foreigner,  you can contact 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.
  • Rope Bridge.
  • 4 pax Seafood Package.
  • Drivers, Car & Fuels.
  • 12 Hours activity.
  • Free Documentation assist.
  • Pick up at Airport or Hotels.

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

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