What's The Surf Like?
The Mentawai Islands offer some of the best surf to be found anywhere in the world, with more perfect left and right handers in one region than anywhere on earth. The Mentawai group of Islands attracts swells all year round with the most consistent season generally being between March and November.
Waves vary in size from 2 to 12 foot with the average wave height being about 6 foot. The Mentawai Islands region can also get big swells with reports of up to 15 feet plus recorded. They can range anywhere from fun sized walls to awesome stand-up barrels. If can hold you're own on a wave, whether you're natural or goofy, this place has the wave for you. Even today you still have the opportunity to surf uncrowded waves as this area keeps producing quality line ups which are scattered amongst a vast array of reefs, point breaks and secluded bays.
On a world scale, The Mentawai Islands has a 91% chance of scoring epic waves. Compared with Hawaii (76%) and Australia around 80%. With warm water and a variety of perfect waves the Mentawai's has it all.
Given the range of options that we can provide you with in the Mentawai Islands, you won't be disappointed. We have a variety of accommodation options onboard a boat or on land for you to select from. You can hang out in the luxury of a land based surf camp with all the creature comforts of home and then some! With fast access available to an amazing amount of surf breaks by speedboat.
The other alternative is to enjoy the open seas by jumping on a surf charter giving you the freedom to move easily between the many islands and reefs that the Mentawai Islands offer. Surf different breaks and wake to a different view each morning. Our fleet of boats is one of the largest operating in the area and our range means we have a budget to suit everyone.