Wave Hunter’s Delight: Discovering the Best Surf Charters in Mentawai

Surf enthusiasts worldwide dream of riding the pristine waves of Mentawai, and one place that stands out for an unforgettable experience is the Air Manis Hillside Resort. In this article, we’ll delve into the allure of surf charters in Mentawai and explore how Air Manis Hillside Resort enhances this surfing escapade.

Mentawai’s reputation as a top surf destination is attributed to its consistent and world-class waves. Surfers flock to this Indonesian archipelago for its pristine breaks and unparalleled surfing experience.

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Length: 14 Meters
Beam: 7.2 Meters
Width: 12.60 Meters
Material: Fibreglass
Draft :2.40
Cruising Speed: +/- 10 Knots
Year Build: 2013

2 Double Deluxe AC Cabins with attached Bathroom/Toilet, 2 Single Bed Standard AC Cabins with Bathrooms/Toilets, Cold Water Shower, Bathroom Amenities, Towels, Chairs, Beach Towels, Kitchen, Sun Deck, Refrigerator,TV and Audio Video, GPS, Radar, Life Jackets, Life Raft for 15 Persons, 1 Chaser Boat, First Aid Kit,Radio, Compass and Fish Finder

2 x 13 KVA Generators, GPS, Radar, Life Jackets, Life Raft for 15 Persons, 1 Chaser Boats, First Aid Kit,Radio, Compass and Fish Finder

Sleeps up to 8 guests comfortably in our private or twin share cabins. There is ample storage space for your luggage and surf/dive gear, gear etc.. Spacious dining area with our 42”| flat TV with DVDs / chilling out viewing deck, and our spacious sun-deck

Our Craft is powered by Twin Hp.230 STEYR Turbo diesel engines.
• Safe / Meets Western Standards
• We have a 4.2 meter tender (RIB) powered by a brand new YAMAHA 15 hp outboard.

Other facilities onboard include:
• Air conditioning
• 4 Western style flushing toilet and indoor shower with fresh water.
• 240V power w/international adaptors for charging video cameras & appliances
• CD/Stereo + Plug in your iPhone/iPod
• 42 inch Flat Screen TV and DVD Player,
•Photographer available upon request

Feel free to bring your own music, DVDs, fishing and snorkeling gear and spear guns.
* The more lines we have in the water, the more fresh fish we can eat!

Naturally we have full safety equipment including:
• 18 Life jackets
• Distress Flares
• 15 person inflatable life raft
• Comprehensive first aid kit

Our highly experienced Captain and crew have a complete knowledge of all conditions, tides, swells and winds, ensuring that you arrive safely and comfortably.

Boat Specs:
• Boat Name – Ombak Kabau
• Boat type – Motor cruiser
• Flag – Indonesia
• Register – West Sumatra
• Length – 25m/82ft
• Width – 4,75m/15ft
• Construction – Fiberglass, and Wood
• Marine engine – 2x Mitsubishi 190 Hp/Engine
• Generator – 2x Genset 40kva with Mitsubishi colt Diesel PS100
• Cruising speed – 8-10 knots
• Total crew – 6
• Total passengers – Max 10 persons
• Interior – Fully air-conditioned sleeping quarters for all guests and a fully air-conditioned saloon area to eat meals, hang out and watch TV
• Exterior – One fore deck and one large upper deck with a beer fridge and TV, the perfect spot to chill and watch your mates getting the best waves of their lives
• Bathrooms – 2x bathrooms with shower and western-style toilets
• 10 Single beds with the availability of turning 2 into a double bed fully
• Interior salon (a/c) with flat-screen TV
• one fore deck and one large upper deck with flat tv screen
• 2 bathrooms

History of Boat
This ship was built in 2006 by “Edi Om” where he is one of pioners of the surf
charter business in the Mentawais. this ship is primerlary designed to charter
the Mentawai Ocean. and in 2019 a new hull was installed and in 2022 a full
refurbishment of the entire boat was carried out.

What the boat offers
• 3 healthy delicious meals per day Indonesian and Western
cuisine.Vegetarians can be catered for (provided advance notice) Plenty of
Snacks, Juices & soft drinks Unlimited Tea, Coffee & Water. One crate of beers
per person per trips.
• Airport shuttle to pasumpahan island where you will be treated to lunch with
beverages before boarding boat and heading out to the mentawais
• 11 nights on board the surf charter
• 10 days surfing the Mentawai islands. north ,central or south.where the
waves are..we go
• 8 Single beds and 1 double bed in air-conditioned cabin
• boat transfers to surf spots
• Use of fishing and snorkeling equipment
• Fishing & island tours

What’s not included
• Mentawai Surfer Tax (IDR 1,000,000 pp) – only required in Mentawai
• Photo approx. $150 per person (if required)
• Tips for crew
Price of boat ( per trip )