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Mentawai


PRESENTATION

Built new in 2007 the Melaleuca boasts traditional Indonesian design with all the 
modern amenities and safety features of a western style boat. 80 feet of comfort 
and space at the best value in the Mentawais. More interior space under a/c and 
more exterior living space to spread out and take in the sights than any other 
local boat.

Our western surf guide and Indonesian crew will make sure that you get 
to the waves you want and catch fish along the way. Bring up to 10 passengers for 
10 full surfing days/11 nights and get ready to have the surf trip of a lifetime in 
the wave rich Mentawai islands.

Facilities  


An endless surf team representative (Angel Melaleuca) will pick you up at the airport in Padang dans transport you to your transit hotel or the boat depending on what time you arrive. When you arrive at the Melaleuca you will find 25 meters of air conditioned comfort and space. Every square foot of the interior is under A/C except the galley and captains quarters.
The main saloon is equipped with comfortable couches, a bar, a flat screen TV, DVD player and stereo. The separate dining area is a nice feature for large goups. 6 individual cabins make for a more luxurious feel than the dorm style.
The Melaleuca has two, 3 persons cabins, three, 2 person cabins and a surf guide cabin all with their own A/C units for individual comfort. Two battrons, one with an interroi entrance allows you to stay dry and go during foul weather.

The exterior is more spacious than any other local boat. The upper deck is huge with a booming stereo that you can hear in the lineup if you like. Half the upper deck is open and half is covered. You get real shade with our hard top. Suntan or get out of the sun and spread out with 360 degrees of unobstructed views of your mates getting barreled.
The fishing station is also covered with a hard top and gives great access to some of the best fishing anywhere. Plenty of covered, easy access board storage, an outside shower and swim platform finish off this magnificent, spacious living area.

The melaleuca is powered by twin Mitsubishi 8DC9's with 320 HP each. 

We prepare traditional Indonesian cuisine, western style cuisine, sushi, sashimi, vegetarian and a variety of foods to please every palate. We include 3 meals, snacks, beverages and 3 ice cold beers a day.

Our crew is seasoned and has many years experience in Western Sumatra and the Mentawais. Thanks for choosing the Melaleuca and we will make sure that you have the surf trip of a lifetime

Travel Infos  


The trip package includes:

All transfers to and from Padang airport to your transit hotel and or boat.
Surf package in the Mentawai Islands.
All meals, snacks, juices, soft drinks on vessel, and 3 ice cold beers a day.
Government and Harbor permits.

Trip package does not include:

Airfare to and from Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia
Visa fees on arrival US$25 per person
Hotel in Padang
Meals off vessel
Airport taxes
Excess baggage
Personal tips  (we recommend US$50 per crew member minimum - 5 or 6 crew members is normal)
Personal spending money
Passport, inoculation costs
 

Travel insurance (mandatory) :

You must obtain Travel Insurance for all of our charters, this is mandatory for your safety. A proper travel insurance package will include coverage for the following: trip cancellation & interruption, baggage delay, baggage coverage, travel delay, emergency medical and dental, emergency medical transport & evacuation, and travel accident insurance.
 

Documents:

Passports must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of departure. If applicable, a valid visa is required for travel. You must have at least one photocopy of your passport, and travel and medical insurance. When you are in Indonesia you will be issued an immigration form that you must keep until your departure. When you leave they will ask to see it to determine how long you were in Indonesia. If you lose this form you will be charged a fine and may miss your return flight.


Medical and Health:

It is vital if you have any type of medical condition that you make them known to us well before departure. This will enable us to assess personal and group risk that may result from any event caused by a known medical condition. It is highly recommended that you obtain medical insurance with a reputable insurance company prior to your departure. Vaccinations for tetanus, typhoid and hepatitis are advised, as is malaria medication for precautionary measures. Check with your local doctor.