A Mentawai Islands boat trip with a group of friends is the best surf trip in the world, period. The Addiction is one of the nicest surf charter boats available in the Mentawai Islands offering a safe and comfortable experience from start to finish. It is not possible to have a better surf trip than a 12 day oceanic journey on the Addiction!
This summer the Addiction has a limited number of spots ideal for singles or small groups available for a discounted rate of $4,200 USD and lower. Available dates include:
July 1 – 13, 2018
July 15 – 27, 2018
August 19 – 31, 2018
*Each trip needs a minimum of 7 people to sail
What is Included?
• Transfers to and from Padang airport
• Use of tender for fishing and exploratory trips ashore
• Use of fishing and snorkling equipment
• Three gourmet meals per day
• Snacks and fruit
• Non-alcoholic refreshments such as bottled water, hot drinks soft drinks and juices
• 24 cans of Bintang per passenger
• Use of onboard entertainment systems including DVD video and stereo
• Use of all MV Addiction onboard equipment and amenities.
What is Not Included?
• Photo Service (always available US$200/person)
• Mentawai Surfer Tax – 100US$ per surfer
• Airline tickets
• Travel Insurance (compulsory for all guests, including medivac coverage and coverage for lost charter days)
• Alcoholic Drinks other than Bintang described above, (Passengers are welcome to stock up on beer at local prices prior to departure). If requested a wine list can be forwarded for passengers wishing to purchase specific wines and spirits before departure. A minimum of 90 days notice is required for specific orders.
• Tips for the crew. Tips typically start around US$50 and up. If you’ve had a really good time and the crew’s been outstanding, let them know! Please give all tips to the captain for dispersal to the crew.
“The Mentawai Islands are arguably the most famous surf destination in the world. Their broad exposure towards the vast, southern Indian Ocean provides these majestic islands with remarkable consistency and quality.”
The Addiction has become the most popular surf charter boat in the Mentawai Islands for exceptional service and experience. If you are looking for the fastest, high-end boat for your surf trip the Addiction is the perfect choice! It offers the opportunity to surf the kinds of waves you want across all the world class breaks of the Mentawai Islands and rarely surfed destinations all over the Sumatran Island chain.
The Addiction is a spacious, luxurious, and comfortable 24 meter (80 ft) high speed catamaran with an experienced crew ready to take you on the surfing adventure of a lifetime. With over 20 years of combined experience in West Sumatra, their crew are there to get you into the best possible waves on every trip!