Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Ulanqab

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Timang Beach in Brief.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Ulanqab | Have your ever seeing the reality show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to 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 penalties for losing in the previous chapter.

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 fierce waves, Its spooky but fun

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Ulanqab
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 spread of steep corals along the coastline.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Ulanqab – 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 part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.

In some cases, the huge waves that hits the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, 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 photos there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.

Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four man whose pull and push the gondola with 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 photo services of your adventure, without fares.

The Video above is when one of ours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you brave?

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

The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates 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, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.



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

Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.

Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.

You will never find to have this extreme adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.

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

Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that this beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. 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 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 30.000. This trekking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Ulanqab
Trekking Path

When arriving 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 Gondola Lift.

Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.

To accessing Timang beach, you can ride 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 village, 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 offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.

Jeep Adventure
Jeep Adventure

If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car is not able to get to 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 long.
  • Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
  • Long Package: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours duration.

Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.

In The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Ulanqab
Lobster Culinary

Additional Information on Timang Beach.

  • Location Type : Beach, Island.
  • Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
  • Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
  • Lodging : Small Lodging.
  • Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
  • Parking Area : Large.
  • Park Rates : Free.
  • Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
  • Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
  • Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
  • Currency Ratio : 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.

Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Ulanqab and Call to Action!.

If you’re a foreigner,  you can find us to guide you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :

  • Jeep Adventure Tours.
  • Gondola.
  • Rope Bridge.
  • Seafood Package for 4 pax.
  • Drivers, Car & Fuels.
  • 12 Hours activity.
  • Free Documentation assist.
  • Pick up at Airport or Hotels.

Just call us for other customized options.  All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : admin@travelista.co.id

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