MENTAWAI Surfing Championship 2011

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Mentawai selected and included in the agenda of the International Surfing Championship in 2011 "Mentawai Surfing Championship" which was held June 22 through June 26, 2011. Previously, the International Surfing Championship was held in West Java Cimaja "West Java Cimaja Open Championship" at 13 to 18 June 2011.

A most prestigious event for surfers national level. As an international tourist destination, surfing the Mentawai Islands has brought the name into the international arena. The beauty of Mentawai waves, the world has give equal place for the surfer archipelago located in the administration of West Sumatra Province with Hawaii.

Mentawai only one area in West Sumatra that became world surfing destination. National Surfing Competition that was held for 4 days from 22 June to 26 June it will be covered by a number of television stations, both national and international.

International Surfing Championship after supporting a number of activities surfing world, present in the Mentawai collaboration with the Department of Tourism Culture Youth and Sports. In addition to bring into the open class surfing competitions and master classes are also incite women.

For Mentawai Islands District event can be used as a promotional event, to introduce the uniqueness of Bumi Sikerei from both cultural and natural. Surfing Competition also interesting event that can be witnessed for tourists. Besides enjoying the match, the tourists also can make the stretch of white sandy beach with clear sea water as a playground for families. Tourists can obtain the Mentawai souvenirs are sold at a number of souvenir outlets in Tuapejat.

To watch a national surfing competition, the tourists who pass through the city of Padang can use boat transport including: KMP ferry Ambu - Ambu which departs from Port Bungus Padang goal Rp.80.000 Tuapejat with ticket prices up to Rp.90.000/person. In addition, tourists can also depart from the port of Muara Padang, Tuapejat destination by ship KM. Sumber Rezeki, KM. Beriloga, KM. Sibulat Rp.100.000/person ticket.

Tourists can choose to stay at resorts or lodging in Tuapejat jasmine.

Lodging is located close to the site include:

- Aloita Resort (equivalent to five-star hotels) Rp.1.500.000/night
- Oinan Village Mapadegat Rp.350.000/night
- Bundo Guest House Rp.250.000 until Rp.300.000/night
- Wisma Bintang 100,000 until Rp.200.000/night
- House of Gethsemane Rp.80.000 until Rp.150.000/night

(Source: Department of Tourism Culture Youth and Sports District Mentawai Islands)

(Photos, Indonesia Travel)


  1. Jadwal Kapal reguler Menuju Tuapeijat - Mappadegat (renc lokasi Mentawai Surfing Championship):
    - Hari Kamis (sore hari, dari Pelabuhan Muaro - Padang) - KM Simasin
    - Jumat (sore hari, dari Pelabuhan Muaro - Padang) - KM Sumber Rejeki
    - Minggu (sore hari, dari Pelabuhan Bungus) - KMP Ambu-ambu

  2. i think maybe have plan...!



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