Surfing On Heaven

The Mentawai Islands offer some of the best surf to be found on the planet. This archipelago of Islands attracts swells all year round with the swell being bigger towards the middle of the year. The waves are generally 4 - 6ft and can reach the 10 - 15 ft range occasionally. The variety of waves here means that all standards of surfers will enjoy the Mentawai Islands.
Some Key facts:
- There is no off season in the Mentawai's
There is great surf all year round in the Mentawai Islands. Biggest waves are from May-September but excellent waves in all other months. Crowds are down also pre May & post September.

- The average wave size in the Mentawai's is 6 feet but can range between 2 to 15 feet.
- There are more perfect left & right handers in the Mentawai's than any other region on earth.
- With the Mentawai's having so many islands situated so close together, it usually delivers off-shore conditions no matter which direction the wind is blowing.
- Perfect barrels. Warm water. Limited crowds. The Mentawai's has it all. Surfers from all walks of life will find the magic of the Mentawai's positively enchanting.
- Besides the main popular breaks, the Mentawai's has an abundant supply of perfect waves for all levels of surfing, ranging from cruisy long-boarding through to high performance barrel charging.
- On a world scale The Mentawai Islands has a 91% chance of scoring epic waves. Compared with Hawaii (76%) & Australia around 80%.
- Lance Knight is the first western surfer to be known to surf the Mentawai Islands, naming Lances Right & Lances Left at Katiet. This was also known as HT's or Hollow Trees until the tree eventually fell down.

Mentawai Air offers a Air Charter Service from Padang to service the inbound surf travel market.

Surf travelers can now access one of the worlds best surfing & diving regions in less than 4 hours from Singapore, which includes your visa/immigration stop!

Mentawai Air offers Airport-Resort transfers, which will allow you to kick back and enjoy the scenic journey from our Mentawai airfield to your Resort.

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