Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Xintai

Timang Beach in Brief.

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Xintai | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? One 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. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.

As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but exciting

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Xintai

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 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 elevated corals along the coastline.

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

This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross 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 cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.

Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching 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 Big 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 four man whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.

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

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Xintai – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.

The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, 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 attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.



In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only writing an articles about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.

Security Adventure at Timang Beach.

Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big 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 be able to get this thrilling adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Xintai – Trekking 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 the beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.

But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Xintai

Trekking Path

When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like 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 get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature 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 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.

Jeep Adventure

Jeep Adventure

If visitors want to push their own vehicle to the shore, 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 is not able to get through 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 duration.
  • Medium Trip : 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.

Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.

In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Xintai

Lobster Culinary

Additional Information on Timang Beach.

  • Location Type : Beach, Island.
  • Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
  • Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
  • Lodging : Small Home stay.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Parking Zone : Large.
  • Parking Rates : Free.
  • Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
  • Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
  • Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
  • 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 at 2019, May.

Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Xintai and Get Ready!.

If you’re a foreigner,  you can contact us to take you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :

  • Jeep Adventure Trip.
  • Gondola Lift.
  • Cross the Bridge.
  • 4 pax Seafood Package.
  • Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
  • 12 Hours activity.
  • Free Documentation assist.
  • Airport Pickups.

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

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