All Inclusive set trips to the Mentawai Islands.
The Mentawai Islands are home to some of the best waves in the world. Perfect left and right handers, island backdrops and surfing in board shorts all year round makes this one of the top surf destinations in the world. Our Mentawai Surf Camp lies in the Playgrounds area, which is surrounded by over 20 flawless & perfect waves, about 150km off the West Coast of Sumatra.
Sounds incredible hey? Wanna come surf with us? But “how do I get here?”
Your only way to get to the Mentawai Islands is by boat thru Padang. Padang is located on the west coast of Sumatra and has various ferry ports to depart from. Daily flights from Kuala Lumpur or Jakarta serve as your best option of arrival. We recommend flying with Garuda Indonesia based upon surfboard bag tolerance and punctuality. Other Airline options include Lion Air & Air Asia. The Mentawai Fast (Fast Ferry) leaves from Dermaga Muara (central Padang), which is about 45 minutes drive from the airport. We will arrange for your pick-up at the airport and transfer you to our private 5 bedroom house (including big living area with comfortable couch, tv and wifi) to spend one night before catching the Ferry the following morning. Our staff will go out for meals and pick you up the next day at around 6AM to transfer you to the Ferry port.
How to get to the Mentawai Islands – Playground Area:
All-Inclusive Set Trips @ $AUD 299 per night (min 10 nights)
We offer all-inclusive set trips on our 10 night minimum rate per night at the hotel
Included in our prices are:
- Private western style bathrooms
- Daily speedboat surf expeditions to the many waves in the area
- Daily video/photo footage for display during evenings to track progress (with option to be prepaid or sold individually)
- Three big, delicious meals every day cooked by our Le Cordon Bleu head chef
- Drinking water, tea, cereals, coffee
- Experienced English-Spanish-Indonesian speaking surf guides/staff
- Snorkeling/Spearfishing equipment
- Beginner wave out front and surf guiding
- Padang Airport collection & drop-off
- All Padang Taxis
- Return Ferry trips from Padang to Mentawai Port
- Return Speedboat from Fast Ferry port to camp
- Padang accommodation
- Mentawai Regency Tax
These are the dates for our set trips:
(Ask us today about pricing and group discounts to join)
Our Flexible Option of Transport for shorter stays
– All taxis from the airport to the camp and back
– Ferry ticket
– A speedboat from Port to Camp and back
The Mentawai Fast, (Fast Ferry/ Speedboat) accommodating 200 passengers operates 6 days a week and leaves every morning at 7am with the following stopovers:
|Day||Route||Departure Time||Arrival Time|
|Tuesday||Padang-Siberut (via Sikabaluan)||7am||1pm|
|Siberut-Padang (via Sikabaluan)||1pm||6pm|
|Saturday||Padang-Siberut (via Sikabaluan)||7am||1pm|
When taking the fast ferry transport we encourage our guests to travel with the Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday ferry to Siberut and therefore advise to arrive at the city of Padang either on the Monday/Wednesday/Friday prior to the Fast Ferry departure on Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday morning 7am.
The Mentawai Surf Camp is about 1 hour Speed boat drive away from Siberut. Either thru the Mangroves (on high tide) or around the island. On arrival in Siberut, guests will be picked up by our staff on one of our speedboats to transfer them to our camp. Guests will arrive around 1 PM to have some lunch and afterward, enjoy their first afternoon surf session.
We will take care of your entire journey from the airport until you reach the camp. All transport fees, accommodation, ferry tickets and airport tax (excluding board bag fees at ferry) is included in your package.
For those traveling individually, you can book your ferry ticket in advance with any local homestay or hotel you are staying at in Padang. You can also book and purchase your ticket directly at the Mentawai Fast ferry terminal at the Muara River port.
10-15kg: IDR 230.000 (U$16),
15-25kg: IDR 460.00 (U$ 32) and
over 25kg: IDR 690.000 (U$48)
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