Rock climbing at Siung Beach, Tepus, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta (

Siung Beach is located in Wates Hamlet, Purwodadi Village, Tepus District, Gunung Kidul Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta. The beach which is in the same line with Baron Beach and Sudak Beach has a beautiful landscape.

To get to this location, you can access transportation from Yogyakarta to Siung Beach which is approximately 80 km away and takes 2 hours. You can use a private car or motorbike.

Siung Beach, Tepus, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta (

For those of you using a private vehicle to go to the beach, you can use two ways (see map of Gunung Kidul Tourism):

  1. From Yogyakarta, go straight to Semanu, then to Tepus and Siung
  2. After arriving in Wonosari, you can go directly to Siung beach.

For those of you who use public transportation, you can depart from the Giwangan Terminal using a bus bound for Yogyakarta – Wonosari. From the Wonosari terminal you take the village transportation to Jepitu and get off at the T-junction of Siung Beach. After that, you can take a motorcycle taxi to Siung Beach.

Siung Beach, Tepus, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta (

If you are lazy to change vehicles, you can rent a small car from Wonosari terminal with a capacity of 6-10 passengers, go straight to Siung Beach.

The towering cliffs around the beach make rock climbing lovers hypnotized and want to try it. These cliffs have a height of about 15 meters. In addition, in this area there are 45 rock climbing paths with different difficulties.

Siung Beach Cliff (

The charm of the rocks on the beach of cloves is indeed very beautiful, the scratches of the almighty beauty are truly extraordinary. This is what makes the name of this beach clove beach, the meaning of the word clove is fangs. Because of the rock that resembles a monkey’s cloves (fangs), until now even the rock that resembles a monkey’s fangs can still be enjoyed by visiting tourists.

These cliffs have a varied character. These characters are divided into several blocks, from block A to block L, namely for artificial climbers, climbing aids, and free climbing. Usually climbers choose to use the famous Seahorse trail with beautiful views. So that the feeling of fatigue when climbing this cliff feels lost after getting a view that cannot be expressed in words.

Siung Beach Cliff (

It turns out that clove beach has also been used for rock climbing competitions, in the 90s here the Asian Climbing Gathering was held. Even in the past, there was also a group of nature-loving tourists from Japan who used the cliffs on the clove beach to become a rock climbing arena.

If you are not interested in rock climbing, you can relax on the beach with your family. When you will visit Siung Beach, you can schedule it with your family.

Rock climbing at Siung Beach, Tepus, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta (


Siung Cliff Climbing Hut (

On Siung beach there is also a ground camp that strongly supports rock climbing activities, at this ground camp tourists can set up tents and also light bonfires. But be careful not to damage the surrounding environment and disturb the turtle habitat. In addition to the ground camp, there is also a base camp in the form of a house on stilts that can accommodate about 15 people. The existence of this stilt house adds facilities that can make you more comfortable enjoying the beauty of the beach panorama. With just a few rupiahs, you can spend the night in this stilt house or basecamp.

More information contact

Gunung Kidul Tourism Map (

Indonesian Rock Climbing Federation, Sleman Regency
STP AMPTA Paste, Chess Tunggal, Depok, Sleman, Yogyakarta
Email: [email protected]
Tel.: +62 274 565 115, +62 856 2832 003, +62 881 2678 910
Fax.: +62 274 565 114
BB PIN : 2973D0C5


Department of Culture and Tourism, Province of the Special Region of Yogyakarta
Jln. Malioboro 56, Yogyakarta
Tel.: +62 274 587 486
FaX.: +62 274 565 437