GLOBALSURFERS SURF FORUM

POSTING A NEW TOPIC


You can post a new question from the country page to which the question is relevant to, or at the bottom right hand of this page.

NO NEED TO REGISTER


to post a new question or answer excisting ones
Please don't spam this forum with your new surf camp / charter / villa / surf school. Go to SurferDream.com and list your business there for free.

The GlobalSurfers forum has been the leading surf travel resource for over 18 years, so keep it friendly and relevant. Happy posting!

Author
Topic: Mentawais Surf Charters
Views: 1492 Replies: 4
Topic: Mentawais Surf Charters
Views: 1492 Replies: 4

By:

Jesse

Posted in

Indonesia Indonesia

 

 

Mentawais Surf Charters

Interested in doing a surf boat charter to the Mentawais this coming year.  Before I put down my hard earned cash, I'd like to hear from surfers that have done this trip and what boat or charter operation you recommend or more importantly don't recommend.  I consider it a must that the captain/crew surf as to elimiate conflict of interests.  What month would you recommend (May/June/July/Aug)?  What can I expect as far as crowds?  Let me hear about your experience.  Thanks.

-Jesse



By:

mick

RE: Mentawais Surf Charters

Depends on a lot of things....

your budget, care factor on luxury level, speed of boat and waves, many charters will do the milk run playgrounds, telescopes area ht's maccas, thunders and then back home via HT's or if time allows back to playgrounds....

while some charters will go where they know they will get best waves with least crowds (avoid other boats doing the milk run) i reakon a good boat should take you all the way down to the hole area if conditions are right.

Personally I reakon stay away from the companys who own multiple boats and stick with the owner/surfer charter.

By:

mick

RE: Mentawais Surf Charters

yeah most boats have a surf guide or two who surf, and msany captains do also.

time of year..is all about april to october equal swell with crowds..while the rest of the year is generally less crowded and generally less swell..its a gamble it could be pumping but it could be flat or tiny for a week.

By:

Will

RE: Mentawais Surf Charters

I used to operate boats in the area and know all of the operators, drop me an email and i can pass on some contacts if you like.

Looking for surf spots in Indonesia ?

surf atlas

 

postReply