Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xingyi

About Timang Beach.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xingyi | Have your ever seeing 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 fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.

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

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xingyi

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 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 Xingyi – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.

This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross 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 full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.

In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.

Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 man who pull and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.

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

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

The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.



In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing an articles about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.

Security Adventure at Timang Beach.

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

You will never find to have this extreme adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.

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

Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that this beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.

But, Do not go 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 trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xingyi

Trekking Path

When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.

Access from Last Village to The Beach.

To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own 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 stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance 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/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.

Jeep Adventure

Jeep Adventure

If visitors want to push their own vehicle through 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 stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Normal car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.



The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.

  • Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
  • Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
  • Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours duration.

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 various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and hard to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xingyi

Lobster Culinary

Supporting 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.
  • Park Rates : Free.
  • Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
  • Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
  • Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
  • Currency Ratio : 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 at May 2019.

Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Xingyi and Call to Action!.

If you’re a foreign visitor,  you can find 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.
  • Seafood Package for 4 pax.
  • Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
  • 12 Hours activity.
  • Free Documentation assist.
  • Pick up at Airport or Hotels.

Just call us for other customized options.  All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : admin@travelista.co.id

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