On behalf of all the crew, the Ono Niha offers great value for money! The boat is more in the traditional Indonesian style than others I've experienced and whilst not as luxurious as some, it certainly has its own charm and was significantly cheaper! It is very comfortable
Want luxury guided surf charters to the Mentawai, Telos, Nias, Banyaks and beyond? Welcome in the newest addition to the Mentawai surf charter fleet- Crystal Clear! Crystal Clear is a brand new, incredibly stable catamaran boasting three levels, unrivaled comfort and all modern navigational and safety equipment.
The Mentawai is not only for mad surfers, it is one of the last truly remote regions of the world to have indigenous tribes still living the way they did thousands of years ago. With amazing untouched jungle, you can trek to visit these indigenous villages. There's also amazing snorkeling & diving sites to explore, and
WQS Standout Shane Campbell and his friends luck into the best week of swell in July 2018 with Shane Dorian and his son Jackson at Kandui Villas. Shane Campbell is a super stylish, powerful 23 year old WQS standout from Cronulla in Sydney. Shane is one of the standout chargers on Cronulla’s notoriously hollow reefbreak
David Jackson Pierre put us on the right spot every single time. Thanks for an awesome time. Treasure barrell....wowwww! Mitch Cukier Pierre is the greatest boat captain ever. The trip was magical. Thank you so much, you beautiful French specimen. I think I love you!!!!! Michael Barberie The Banyaks are an amazing pa
Jay Brown is a 17 year old supergrom from Cronulla. His old man Mark is also a great surfer with a fluid style and likeable demeanour. Jay’s favourite home breaks are the Alley Rip Bowl and Voodoo. His best contest result to date was taking out the National Rip Curl Gromsearch in 2016 and then coming 3rd in the Intern
It’s getting harder to do, but the boys all managed to get their leave passes locked in for our biennial Ments trip and with more kids between us these days the froth levels have never been higher to get away. As usual, we did a couple of nights in Bali on the way over to have a few settlers, both in the water and at
Switchfoot , a 50ft fibreglass powercat, oozes luxury. A brand new addition to the Sumatra charter fleet, the Switchfoot offers the best combination of great design, new technology and a crew with years of experience. One of the Mentawai's most experienced surf charter captains, Jason Quinn, commissioned this boat
Well known for its dreamy beaches and beautiful surfing spots, Biarritz is the undisputed epicenter of surfing in France. Even more well known for it’s heavy barrels and year round consistency, the Mentawai Islands is the worldwide mecca for surfing. From France to the Mentawais : local Biarritz up-and-coming surfer
Darcy De Clouett and Jay Brown describe their first trip to the Mentawai Islands , "It was well above my expectations. It was a sick boat with good food. We had a great crew, the waves were amazing, we scored solid swell conditions and surfed most breaks relatively uncrowded- Greenbush , Macaronis , Rags Right , HT's
Darcy De Clouett is a 17 year old shredder from Coledale on the Coal Coast of NSW, North of Wollongong. His dad Christian is a great all round surfer who is extremely supportive of Darcy’s growth as both a well rounded human and travelled surfer.
Kandui is a startlingly fast, hollow wave, known as the best left in the world, by any person a With a chart reading of 20 feet at 17 seconds, the swell was the largest ever recorded to hit the region.