Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Rizhao

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Timang Beach in Brief.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Rizhao | Have your ever see the reality TV 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 must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous episode.

As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its scary but exciting

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Rizhao
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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.

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

This beach is famous 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 part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.

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

Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four people who pull 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, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.

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

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

The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists 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 beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/pax.



In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only writing an articles about the attraction on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.

Security Adventure at Timang Beach.

No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, 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 rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.

You will never be able to get this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Rizhao – Trekking Path to The Coastline

Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that this 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 beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.

But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Rizhao
Trekking Path

When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.

Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.

To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bicycle, 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 circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.

Jeep Adventure
Jeep Adventure

If visitors want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, It’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 road is fully off-road, Standard 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 Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to 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 Package: 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 never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and difficult to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Rizhao
Lobster Culinary

Supporting Information on Timang Beach.

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

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Rizhao 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 Trip.
  • Gondola Lift.
  • Rope Bridge.
  • 4 pax Seafood Package.
  • Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
  • 12 Hours activity.
  • Free Documentation assist.
  • Airport Pickups.

Just call us for other options.  All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. 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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