Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Jinghong

About Timang Beach.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Jinghong | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? One 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. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.

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

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Jinghong

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 white sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.

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

This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this 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 sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.

Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.

Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people whose 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, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without getting fees.

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

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Jinghong – 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 which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/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 to do this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.

Security Adventure at Timang Beach.

Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big 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 in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else except your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.

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

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

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

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Jinghong

Trekking Path

When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On 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 Gondola Lift.

Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.

To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach 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 advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. 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 riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares 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, Normal car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch 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 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 long.

Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.

In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and hard to find. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Jinghong

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, Seafood Stall.
  • Lodging : Small Lodging.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Parking Zone : Large.
  • Parking Rates : Free.
  • Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
  • Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
  • Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
  • 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 from May 2019.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Jinghong and Get Ready!.

If you’re a foreigner,  you can contact us to take you there safely. 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, Car & Fuels.
  • 12 Hours activity.
  • Free Documentation assist.
  • Airport Pickups.

Feel free to contact us for other customized 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 Tour. This tours will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : [email protected]

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