Mentawai Surf Charters

Kelly Slater, setting up, during his trip on the Kaimana with Surging Waters

Your Mentawai Islands Surf Charter: Flights and Travel Information

The main routes to Padang are via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Jakarta.

The main budget airlines that fly to Padang are below. Please contact them directly for up-to-date flight schedules and baggage allowances.

You will need to arrive in Padang on the day of departure. Most flights arrive around midday or early afternoon. If you arrive early you will be taken to a transit hotel where you can meet all the other passengers, freshen up with a free shower, relax and watch TV, and buy food and drinks.

Kaimana departs Padang late in the afternoon or evening.

You arrive back into Padang in the early hours of the morning. A Surging Waters representative will transport you to the airport for your departure.


Thanks to Stan and the awesome crew of the Kiamana for an epic trip to the Ments. What a team! I could not have asked for more. I will be back.. 25July 1. The benefits of sailing to a new spot. Phil Ackland reaps the rewards 2. Our spacious top deck is always a winner for sundowners 3. Kaimana` s 2 tender boats trailing through a majestic sunset 4. The most popular species of game fish out in the mentawais - The Spanish Mackeral 5. Late night parties on the back deck are not uncommon

Andrew Guy Coultas

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