Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Rugao

About Timang Beach.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Rugao | 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.

As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, 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 Rugao

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 spread of steep corals along the coastline.

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

This beach is knowing 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 part of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.

Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.

Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people who pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining 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 adventure, without getting fees.

The Video above is when one of ours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you dare?

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

The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.



In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other article writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only writing a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.

Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.

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

You will never be able to get this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing 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 Rugao – Walking Path to The Coastline

Yes, mostly 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 shore that can be use to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.

But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs 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 simple way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Rugao

Trekking Path

When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see 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 less people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.

Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.

To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.

Jeep Adventure

Jeep Adventure

If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant 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 tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch 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 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 food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Rugao

Lobster Culinary

Supporting Information on Timang Beach.

  • Location Type : Beach, Island.
  • Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
  • Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
  • Lodging : Small Lodging.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Park Area : Large.
  • Park Rates : Free.
  • Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
  • 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 Rugao and Call to Action!.

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

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

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

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