Trip Schedule & Date Options

Transfers using the overnight ferry starting in Padang Saturday and ending in Padang Monday will no longer be available after Saturday 24th September, 2018. From October 4th we will be commencing use of Mentawai Fast traveling to Macaronis Resort via Sikakap Port on Fridays (4.5 hrs Fast Ferry & 1.5 hrs transfer to resort).

Transfers using the overnight ferry starting in Padang Tuesday and ending in Padang Thursday will no longer be available after Tuesday January 10th, 2019. From Sunday January 20th we will be commencing use of Mentawai Fast traveling DIRECT to Macaronis Resort every 4 weeks, taking just 4.5 hours from Padang. Additional DIRECT transfers on Sundays can be booked on group request.

Flight Arrivals & Departures: All guests must arrive in Padang by 2.00 pm 1 day before resort check-in, and your flight can depart Padang any time after 11.30 am, 1 day after resort check-out. For those traveling on Mentawai Fast, Padang accommodation can be booked when making your reservation. Padang arrival and departure times are necessary to comply with ferry schedules, and to increase likelihood of emergency back-up transport being available, if ever a ferry route is cancelled unexpectedly.

Mentawai Fast DIRECT is the premium transfer option offering maximum comfort and surf time, costing just AU $50 extra per person. DIRECT transfers are secured under contract to also deliver resort supplies every 4 weeks during year 2019. We highly recommend booking at least one leg of your trip traveling DIRECT to or from Macaronis Resort aboard Mentawai Fast.

DIRECT transfers, 2019: Jan 20th, Feb 17th, Mar 17th, Apr 14th, May 12th, Jun 9th, Jul 7th, Jul 21, Aug 4th, Sep 1st, Sep 15, Sep 29th or Oct 27th.

15 day / 16 night Trips with DIRECT Transfers Each Way: Sep 01 – 15 (BOOKED), Sep 15 – 29, Jul 07 – 21, Jul 21 – Aug 04. Limited spots @ 20% Off!!

View Year 2018 and Year 2019 Trip Calendars below showing which ferry and route services each scheduled resort check-in / check-out date.

Trip Calendar 2018

Transfers From Sikakap

Guest Transfers are supported by our recently purchased 11.5 meter x 3.5 meter aluminum Surf Cat, powered by Twin 300 hp outboard engines and able to carry 18 passengers at a time with surf boards and luggage.  Luggage is stowed in the bow, below deck and roof racks are installed for surfboards (operable from late July 2018).

Safe & Comfortable Transfers to & from Mentawai Ports

Plenty of seating, deck space & grab rails

Trips Start: Tue (until Jan 08, 2019), Thu (from Oct 04) or Sat

Trips End: Thu (until Jan 10, 2019), Sat (from Oct 06) or Mon

Don’t forget – flights must arrive by 2:00PM on Trip Start days and flights can depart anytime after 11:30AM on Trip End days.

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