How Much Does it Cost & What are the Transfer Package Inclusions?
Previously when using the overnight ferry, surfer transfers were charged AU $400 (return), and non-surfers and children charged AU $350 (not carrying board bags) for the round-trip transfer.
Macaronis Resort has now upgraded to offering transfers aboard the 200+ seat Mentawai Fast taking just 4.5 hours. To offer this service we have had to raise our prices by AU $50.00; surfer round trip transfers are now charged AU $450 and Non-surfers AU $400 (return).
Click To View: Mentawai Fast DIRECT Route Map
Here is the cost breakdown of what a regular Round-trip transfers includes:
Airport pick-up + Boards/luggage (return): Rp.200.000 – AU $20.00 X 2 = AU $40
Hotel – Harbor + Boards/luggage (return): Rp.200.000 – AU $20.00 X 2 = AU $40
Mentawai Fast (via Sikakap Port): ticket Rp.370.000 – AU $37.00 X 2 = AU $74 (see note below)
Speedboat Transfer Guest & Surfboards Sikakap – Macaronis, 1 hour: AU $125.00 X 2 = AU $250
Mentawai Fast Freight of Surf Board Bags Rp.230.000 – AU $23.00 X 2 = AU $46 (as per website)
Total: AU $450.00 (AU $225.00 each way for a surfer)
We must also pay for ground handing staff including guide, and handling any logistics issues encountered, this is our assurance to you of us organizing your transfers.
Mentawai Fast route to Sikakap costs Rp.370.000 per ticket, slightly more than other routes between Padang and other Mentawai ports because it is further, 110 miles compared to 80 miles to Tuapejat.