Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Takatsuki

Timang Beach in Brief.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Takatsuki | Have your ever seeing the reality TV 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous chapter.

As information, 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 Takatsuki

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 have a wide 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 beige sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.

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

This beach is famous for its characteristic 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 steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.

Sometimes, the big waves that hits the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.

Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people who pull and push 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, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without fares.

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

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

The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, 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 bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.



In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I guess, the other article writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only writing an articles about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.

Security Adventure at Timang Beach.

Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advance. The big waves under 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 get this thrilling adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.

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

Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.

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

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Takatsuki

Trekking Path

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

Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.

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

Jeep Adventure

Jeep Adventure

If tourist want to push their own 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 better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard car is not able to get to 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 Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
  • Long Package: 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 The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood restaurant 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. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Takatsuki

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 Lodging.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Park Zone : Large.
  • Parking 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 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 Takatsuki and Call to Action!.

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

Just contact 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 disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : admin@travelista.co.id

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