Surf Trips to the Mentawai Islands
SurfingList Travel is now ofering surf charters to the Mentawais on four different surf boats
The Mentawais offer some of the best surf anywhere on earth. The Mentawai Islands attract swells year round with the most consistent season generally being between March and November. Waves vary in size from 2 to 12 feet with the average wave height being about 6 feet. The region can also get large swells up to 15 feet+. The islands have some of the most consistent, user friendly surf in the world. There are a broad variety of waves from waves good for all levels to the perfect barrels breaking over shallow reef. Some of the most famous surf spots in the Mentawais include Macaronis, Hollow Trees (also called HTs or Lance's Right), Rifles, and No Kanduis but there are many other world class waves to be found here.
SurfingList Travel is offering surf packages via any of 4 different surf boats: the Aileoita II, the Kaimana, the Melaleuca, and the Oasis. The boats sleep up to 10 people comfortably and can be chartered for $20,000 USD. Surf Packages are for 10 days and 11 nights total trip with 10 surfing days. The packages include the following:
- All transfers to and from Padang Airport
- Transfers to and from the Mentawai Islands
- Full catering, snacks, tropical fruit juices, and sodas onboard
- Use of onboard equipment
- Use of smaller boat for photography
- Two cases of beer per person - extra beer available upon request.