A Visa on Arrival is available at the airport at no charge for travel up to 30 days. However if you are staying in Indonesia for longer than 30 days (up to 60 days) , you need to purchase a Visa on Arrival(US $35) & then extend that visa at Immigration.
You can fly into Padang directly from Jakarta, Medan, Batam or Kuala Lumpur.
Yes, travel insurance is mandatory for all guests voyaging on our vessel. In over 25 years of surf chartering throughout Indonesia we have rarely come across an injury we can not take care of ourselves, however worse case scenarios are very expensive. Please ensure you are FULLY covered for medical evacuation, and please check with your family doctor to make sure you up to date with all vaccinations suggested for the South East Asia region.
Yes, we have a full Padang logistics team who will meet and greet you on arrival into Padang Airport. We take full care of you from Padang Airport and back to Padang Airport at trips end for your journey home.
No, there is no duty free shopping at Padang airport, just some basic Indonesian style cafes. There are ATM machines and MONEY CHANGERS but opening hours and machines can be unreliable.
Yes,we have a satellite phone. Mobile phone coverage is now becoming more and more common throughout the Islands and most days we pass through areas of phone coverage at some stage and is often available while sitting at the chosen surf break for the day (be sure you have International roaming activated). Internet is also available for small fee.
Prevention is always best. We takes all reasonable measures to minimize your risk, but see your doctor for advice prior to travel.
We offer an eclectic combination of delicious Western and Indonesian cuisines and food portions are plentiful. The team will surprise and amaze you with their spectacular variety of meals.
Yes. Power converters are available for your recharging requirements.
Our experience in the field of dealing with day to day surfing injuries, general sicknesses and out of the ordinary tropical issues is second to none. Rest assured while on our boat someone is watching you and will handle any injuries or illnesses with care and professionalism.
Our captain and surf guide have over 20 years experience at sea in this remote area and know the importance of being prepared for the worst and leaving nothing to chance when it comes to being confronted with a serious injury.
We pride ourselves on keeping our medical kits and stores up to date and fully stock at all times and we are constantly adding and improving our equipment, learning and researching new and modern techniques.
Travel insurance is mandatory for all guests voyaging on our vessel. In over 25 years of surf chartering throughout Indonesia we have rarely come across an injury we can not take care of ourselves, however worse case scenarios are very expensive. Please ensure you are FULLY covered for medical evacuation, and please check with your family doctor to make sure you up to date with all vaccinations suggested for the South East Asia region.
Of course all of these precautions are just that, precautions. We prepare ourselves for worst case scenario, so you don’t have to worry and can kick back and enjoy your holiday in the sun knowing you are in safe hands.
The below information is available in a downloadable PDF to print out and help when your packing….
The Mangalui has a well-stocked First Aid Kit for all minor and major emergencies.