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Surfing in the Mentawai islands

29 Aug Wave search

The Mentawai Islands

Located around 150 Km off the western coast of Sumatra, the Mentawai Islands offer visitors a region rich in culture, nestled amongst a highly diverse ecosystem.

Popular pictures suggest the region has its fair share of palm trees, white sands, beaches, and blue skies. Some go as far as calling it paradise.

Wave escape

The Indonesian islands are renowned for its surfing conditions and have a long history of attracting those in search of the perfect wave. Whether you’re a beginner or pro, the Mentawai Islands might be the ideal water sports destination.

Want proof? The video below showcases the shenanigans of four professional riders, who got the chance to take their surfing sessions to the next level. See for yourself.

Benedict Pather

Benedict is a journalist and content manager at Kooloco. Originating from Cape Town, he has over a decade of experience in multimedia production. Having lived and worked on three different continents, he has experience in print, digital, and television. He is pursuing a master’s degree focused on the media sports complex. Biking, board sports, culture and collecting vinyl are some of his passions.