Surf Travel Guides

Our latest surf trips in Indonesia and beyond.

5 Indonesian Surf Destinations from Singapore

If you reside in Singapore, but spend your days dreaming of white sand beaches, frosty ‘tangs and waves that make your frontal lobe flicker with excitement, then perhaps its high tide, ahem… high time you booked a trip to Indo. But where to visit, how to get there and what time of year should you go? Well, we’ve got the…

Simeulue Insiders’ Surf Travel Guide

Simeulue Surf Travel Guide We stayed at Mahi-Mahi Surf Resort – not because it faces the most consistent wave of the island, known as The Peak. We did stay there because this place is a model for what eco-tourism and sustainable development should be. Funding a volunteer program in the Banyak islands From protecting the turtles’ reproduction, to opening a…

Wave Search Era is not Over, Sri Noa Noa Surf Charter

Sailing Through the Indian Ocean aboard sumba surf charter, Sri Noa Noa From the Western tip to the last border of the Indonesian archipelago and the easternmost part facing Australia, we’ve been surfing and exploring a huge part of the Indian Ocean’s coastline. Although the level of stoke never drops, it gets harder everyday to experience the feeling of surprise…

Surfing Empty Beach-Break at our Doorstep, in Sumatra 

In between world class waves and heavy beach breaks Surf in Indonesia is pictured by reef-breaks, mechanical waves, and crystal clear waters. The coastal area of Krui is one of those regions bordered by world-class surf breaks. Ujung Bocur, and Way Jambu known as the Sumatran pipeline, are just two of the spots that make Krui a prime surfing destination.…

Surfing T-Land, Rote – Another Surf Paradise Just a Few Hours Away From Bali

Surfing Rote: T-Land, the friendlier version of G-Land Both world-class waves, both left-handers, both found in remote Indonesia. Goofy footers have one more reason to go on a surf –trip to Indonesia. While the surf-break of G-Land is bordered by the lush jungle of East Java, T-Land is located in Rote, the southernmost island of the Indonesian archipelago. A world-class…

“Komang, Why Do You Take Such Small Barrels?!” – Lakey Peak Showing its Teeth.

Komang was just coming out of an overhead barrel peeling onto the barely covered reef of Lakey Peak, when David (Indo Eye) screamed at him “Hey Komang! Why you take such small barrels?!” Still dazed by the near-death wave Komang just went out of, he looked at David not knowing if he was serious or joking and after a few seconds laughed…

Surfing Mentawai, Boat or Resort? PROs and CONs

Surfing Mentawai – Surf Boat or Resort? Pro’s & Con’s Perfection exists. It’s tucked away, off the Sumatran mainland, a night ferry ride away. Dubbed as the ultimate playground for surfers, for the quantity of perfect and mechanical waves. Glassy barrels on a daily basis await those who’ll do the long journey to the “Ments”. While 15 years ago the…

Waiting For Another Century Swell in the Ments

A new swell is hitting the Indonesia coastline tomorrow, rumour is it could be even bigger than 2013’s century swell. The excitement around the Indo surf community cannot be contained. We’ve received a spontaneous story from the crew at the Mentawai Surf Camp and will be sharing the stoke as it goes. (Written by Trev & the crew of Mentawai Surf…

Surf-Escape to West Sumbawa – Swell Episode 1

Indonesia Swell Season Swell season has just started in Indonesia. Wind directions shifted and Bali’s Westcoast has been pumping, delivering the long-awaited classic Bukit sessions. When a 8-10 feet swell makes its way to Indonesia, pro surfers and surf-photographers alike either head to the Bukit (Bali’s South Peninsula) or fly off to one of Bali’s neighbouring islands where World Class…

Meet Lucinda, 13 Years-Old and Surfing Guide in Nias, Sumatra

When in Nias, hanging out with local kids Lucinda was just coming out of the water when I met her for the first time at KabuNohi Surf Resort in Nias. She came over to the communal table with a smaller boy who looked just like her miniature and settled down next to me. Her smile communicated pure joy and I liked her…
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