The boat departs from Padang, West-Sumatra, Indonesia. You must arrive at Minangkabau International Airport on the first day of your trip as shown on the schedule, no later than 4pm. One of our staff members will be waiting to welcome you at the airport and take care of surfboards and luggage; Our meeting point is usually at a hotel*, where we join all the guests to go to the boat together and begin the adventure. *personal hotel expenses not covered.
Please note: TAX MENTAWAI – Since 2015 the Government of Mentawai charges a fee from all surfers visiting the islands. It cost IDR1,000,000.00 (about USD80) and is valid for 15 days, which can be renewed. It must be paid on your arrival, before boat departure. You can exchange your money for local Rupiahs at the airport and pay the fee directly to our staff. You will receive a wristband and a receipt with your name when arriving on the boat. The boat can only departure with all client’s fees paid.