Challenge Timang Beach Tours from River Valley

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Timang Beach in Brief.

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from River Valley | 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 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 penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.

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

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from River Valley
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 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 beige sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from River Valley – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.

This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car 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 steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.

Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.

Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, 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 which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you brave?

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from River Valley – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.

The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving 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 100K/person.



In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only making a blog about it 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. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The huge waves under 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 extreme tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from River Valley – Trekking Path to The Coastline

Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.

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

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from River Valley
Trekking Path

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

Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.

To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.

Jeep Adventure
Jeep Adventure

If tourist want to push their personal 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 got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See 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 duration.
  • 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 long.

Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.

In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs 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 meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from River Valley
Lobster Culinary

Additional Information on Timang Beach.

  • Location Type : Beach, Island.
  • Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
  • 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.
  • Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
  • Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
  • Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
  • Currency Converter : 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 from 2019, May.

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from River Valley and Call to Action!.

If you’re a foreign visitor,  you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :

  • Jeep Adventure Trip.
  • Gondola Lift.
  • Rope 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 options.  All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : admin@travelista.co.id

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