Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Dongfang

Timang Beach in Brief.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Dongfang | 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 reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous chapter.

As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky but fun

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Dongfang

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 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.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Dongfang – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.

This beach is famous 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 amid the oceans with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.

Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.

Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man who pull and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think 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 taking photos of your adventure, without rates.

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

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Dongfang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.

The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.



In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just making an articles about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.

Safety 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 performs supervised 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 find to have this extreme tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Dongfang – Walking Path to The Coastline

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

But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking 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 reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Dongfang

Trekking Path

When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 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 too far from the Gondola Lift.

Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.

To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private 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 the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares 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 through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, That’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 road is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.

The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.

  • Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only 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 The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Dongfang

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 Lodging.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Park Area : Large.
  • Parking Rates : Free.
  • Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
  • Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
  • Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
  • 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 2019, May.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Dongfang and Get Ready!.

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

  • Jeep Adventure Tours.
  • Gondola Lift.
  • Rope Bridge.
  • Seafood Package for 4 pax.
  • Drivers, Car & Fuels.
  • 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 so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : [email protected]

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