Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yunnan

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About Timang Beach.

Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yunnan | Have your ever seeing 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 fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.

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

Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yunnan
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 best 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.

Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yunnan – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.

This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.

In some cases, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, 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 named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.

Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people who pull and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, 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 Travelista Tours clients that is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?

Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yunnan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.

The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.



In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.

Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.

No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.

You will never find 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 ocean with a double adrenaline.

Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yunnan – Trekking Path to The Coastline

Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that this beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.

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

Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yunnan
Trekking Path

When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see 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 less people here, although 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 bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard 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 advantage of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.

Jeep Adventure
Jeep Adventure

If visitors want to push their personal vehicle through 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 stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal 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 Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
  • Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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.

Enjoying 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, crab and many more. 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 difficult to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.

Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yunnan
Lobster Culinary

Extra 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
  • Park Area : Large.
  • Parking Rates : Free.
  • Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
  • Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 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.

Try Timang Beach Adventure from Yunnan and Get Ready!.

If you’re a foreign visitor,  you can find us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :

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

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

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