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*<eat name="mentawaitrekkingsiberut" alt="" address="padang,indonesia" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.mentawaitrekkingsiberut.blogspot.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">MENTAWAI ISLAND ”SIBERUT TRIBE” Days 6 Nights
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The Mentawai islands are a chain of islands in Indonesia off the western coast of Sumatra, recognized as having some of the most perfect surfing breaks in the world. However, because most waves break over very sharp and shallow coral reefs, only experienced surfers should attempt them.


  • Siberut
  • Sipura
  • North Pagai
  • South Pagai



Other destinations



Mentawai people use Bahasa Indonesia and they also have their own Mentawai language.

Get in

Over 30 surf charter yachts are based in Padang harbour, around 100km away from the islands on the Sumatra mainland.

Get around

Three ways to travel to the Mentawai Islands.

  1. Join an organized boat charter.
  2. Take a ferry (Ambu-Ambu ferry).
  3. Fly by seaplane.


Traditional Mentawai peoples Surfing Trekking Diving Fishing

  • Surf Camp Siberut, +6281374006060 (), [1]. Max = 6 surfer and min = 3 surfer. Surfer camp has electricity from 6 am until 10 pm, fan, shower, refrigerator. $500/person for 12 days, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, pickup, service/guide, ferry ticket, snacks.


  • mentawaitrekkingsiberut, padang,indonesia, [2]. MENTAWAI ISLAND ”SIBERUT TRIBE” Days 6 Nights contact: handra_harbi@yahoo.com mobile: +6281374006060


Stay safe

Get out

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