Mentawai islands are relatively easy to access, but it needs some time to get there. First of all you need to come to Padang, a vivid small city with beautiful environment in West Sumatra. Flights to Padang can be booked via travelindo.com and payed via paypal (in case your credit card isn’t working on LionAir or on Garuda Indonesia )
Still you can check for flights on these websites. We suggest to get tickets as early as possible. Flights are usually quite affordable but can be sometimes fully booked, especially during the Idul Fitri holidays.
Flights go from Jakarta, Denpasar/Bali, Lombok, Singapore and lots of other cities to Padang every day. With a Full Package booking, Airport Pickup is included – our crew will be the airport in Padang when you arrive to take you to our guest house for the night.
In the next morning we take you to the harbor
Mentawai Fast Ferry
The new Mentawai Fast Ferry is now operating every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 7am from Padang to the islands and back.
In Siberut harbor you can buy some snacks and supplies and enjoy a 2h boat ride through the mangroves forrest along a riverbed to the beautiful half-moon island with our resort.
A speedboat will bring you back to Siberut harbor on a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday and the Fast Ferry will leave around 3pm. Arrival back in Padang is around 6pm. Our crew in Padang will pick you up and bring you to the airport or you can stay another night in our guest house..