Mentawai Islands
Gallery & Video: A Magic Month In The Ments

Gallery & Video: A Magic Month In The Ments

Mentawais report - July, 2015.

0 30 Jul 2015
Video & Gallery: All Cylinders Firing, Mentawais June 2015

Video & Gallery: All Cylinders Firing, Mentawais June 2015

Broken boards and best waves of lives

0 24 Jun 2015
Video & Gallery: Mentawais Report – May 2015

Video & Gallery: Mentawais Report – May 2015

May began with a bang

0 1 Jun 2015
Video & Gallery: Mentawai Islands – April 2015

Video & Gallery: Mentawai Islands – April 2015

Short of epic, but defs fun.

10 12 May 2015
Simulated Minds – A Mentawais Grom Trip Story

Simulated Minds – A Mentawais Grom Trip Story

Gallery: Beau Mitchell takes his squad to Indo perfection. Featuring Jamie Krups, Holly Wawn, Kai Warner, Luca Edler, Alex Hayes, and Davey Cathels.

1 1 May 2015
Video: Pumping Macaronis Filmed From A Drone? Yes Please.

Video: Pumping Macaronis Filmed From A Drone? Yes Please.

Epic Mentawai Drone and Go-Pro Clip From The Best of 2014

3 18 Feb 2015
Video & Gallery: Mentawai Islands 2014 Season Recap

Video & Gallery: Mentawai Islands 2014 Season Recap

A standout season indeed.

0 6 Nov 2014
Video & Gallery: Mentawais – September, 2014

Video & Gallery: Mentawais – September, 2014

September began with a bang when yet another solid swell hit the region...

0 8 Oct 2014
Video & Gallery: Mentawais - August, 2014

Video & Gallery: Mentawais - August, 2014

31 straight days of epic Mentawai madness

1 8 Sep 2014
Video & Gallery: Mentawais - July, 2014

Video & Gallery: Mentawais - July, 2014

July was a standout month in The Mentawai, with swell after swell ensuring it was a month to remember.

0 14 Aug 2014
Video & Gallery: Mentawais - June 2014

Video & Gallery: Mentawais - June 2014

Peak season in The Mentawai absolutely never fails to deliver.

3 7 Jul 2014
Video & Gallery: Mental May in the Mentawais, 2014

Video & Gallery: Mental May in the Mentawais, 2014

Video and Gallery: Firing 6-foot tubes a-plenty.

0 26 May 2014
Gallery: Mentawai Islands - April 2014

Gallery: Mentawai Islands - April 2014

A recap from early season Mentawais, near perfect, near empty.

0 1 May 2014
Video & Gallery: Indonesia 2013 Highlights

Video & Gallery: Indonesia 2013 Highlights

The Perfect Wave reflects on last year's epic season.

0 10 Jan 2014
Blog: All In – Those Who’ve Succumbed to the Mentawai Dream

Blog: All In – Those Who’ve Succumbed to the Mentawai Dream

Tim Baker explores the delights and dilemmas of Mentawai surf tourism today. Photo: Kandui Resort

1 4 Jul 2012
Bondi Rescue Crew Score In the Mentawai's

Bondi Rescue Crew Score In the Mentawai's

Bronte Boys including a trio of Bondi Rescue lifeguards hit The Mentawai's mid June for a 10 day boat charter...

0 22 Jun 2012
Travel Mentawai Islands:The People you meet

Travel Mentawai Islands:The People you meet

The fascinating human potpourri of the modern surf resort clientele. Tim Baker reports from the Mentawai Islands.

0 19 Jun 2012
Mentawai Islands - Pay to Play

Mentawai Islands - Pay to Play

For the mature surfing family man, adventure is where you find it... By Tim Baker. Photo: Eastway/Surfing World

0 12 Jun 2012
May Ments Magic

May Ments Magic

Consistent waves across the Indonesian Archipelago throughout May.

0 25 May 2012
Pictures of Dorian’s Day

Pictures of Dorian’s Day

Eight foot barrels never get old, so when a big Indian Ocean swell popped up on the charts last month Shane Dorian grabbed his gun from the attic and set off to paint some timeless lines on the Rifles canvas.

0 18 May 2012
Raising House

Raising House

The Aceh earthquake earlier this month brought back memories of the 2004 tsunami that devastated coastal communities in Indonesian and elsewhere. Last year, SurfAid international took Dom Wills and Ry Craike to the Mentawai to check out the recovery process...

0 19 Apr 2012
Early Season Mentawaii Report

Early Season Mentawaii Report

Perfect early season surf in the Mentawaii...

0 3 Apr 2012
Latest News

Man Seriously Injured After Shark Attack on NSW North Coast

Evans Head surfer in serious, but stable condition.

3 31 Jul 2015
Gerlach to Replace Injured Curren at Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy

Gerlach to Replace Injured Curren at Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy

0 29 Jul 2015
Snow Alert Australia - 30-50cm Inbound

Snow Alert Australia - 30-50cm Inbound

0 28 Jul 2015
Winners of the Scoot Maldives Giveaway Announced

Winners of the Scoot Maldives Giveaway Announced

1 28 Jul 2015
Winner Announced - Win A Trip To The Maldives

Winner Announced - Win A Trip To The Maldives

9 24 Jul 2015
Gerry Lopez Returns To Oahu’s Fabled North Shore For Surf Realization & Yoga Retreat Presented By Turtle Bay Resort

Gerry Lopez Returns To Oahu’s Fabled North Shore For Surf Realization & Yoga Retreat Presented By Turtle Bay Resort

0 24 Jul 2015
Shark Shield Developing the World’s First Proven In-Built Surfboard Shark Deterrent With Ocean & Earth

Shark Shield Developing the World’s First Proven In-Built Surfboard Shark Deterrent With Ocean & Earth

8 23 Jul 2015
The 2015 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang - Official Teaser

The 2015 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang - Official Teaser

0 20 Jul 2015
Video: Surfers React to J-Bay Shark Attack

Video: Surfers React to J-Bay Shark Attack

1 20 Jul 2015
Video Highlights: Finals Day J-Bay Open 2015

Video Highlights: Finals Day J-Bay Open 2015

0 20 Jul 2015
Video: Mick Fanning Full Interview After Shark Attack During Final At J-Bay

Video: Mick Fanning Full Interview After Shark Attack During Final At J-Bay

2 20 Jul 2015
Mick Fanning Attacked By Great White Shark In Final At J-Bay

Mick Fanning Attacked By Great White Shark In Final At J-Bay

8 20 Jul 2015
Mums: Why It's Time to Get Back in the Water

Mums: Why It's Time to Get Back in the Water

0 17 Jul 2015
World’s Best Rip Through Round 3 At J-Bay Open

World’s Best Rip Through Round 3 At J-Bay Open

2 15 Jul 2015
Is This The Best Start To New Zealand's Snow Season Ever?

Is This The Best Start To New Zealand's Snow Season Ever?

0 15 Jul 2015
Win a trip to the Maldives thanks to Scoot

Win a trip to the Maldives thanks to Scoot

0 14 Jul 2015
Blistering Performances and Shock Upsets at J-Bay Open

Blistering Performances and Shock Upsets at J-Bay Open

0 14 Jul 2015
Video: The First Red Bull Cape Fear Battle Match-Ups Are In

Video: The First Red Bull Cape Fear Battle Match-Ups Are In

5 8 Jul 2015
Reelers Voting Competition Winners

Reelers Voting Competition Winners

0 7 Jul 2015
Video: Get Frothed Out On J-Bay With Jay Davies and Ricardo Christie

Video: Get Frothed Out On J-Bay With Jay Davies and Ricardo Christie

2 6 Jul 2015
Video: Great White Shark Eating Whale Near Coffs Harbour NSW

Video: Great White Shark Eating Whale Near Coffs Harbour NSW

0 3 Jul 2015
Second Shark Incident In Two Days On North Coast NSW

Second Shark Incident In Two Days On North Coast NSW

3 3 Jul 2015
Bodyboarder In Critical Condition After Shark Bite On The North Coast

Bodyboarder In Critical Condition After Shark Bite On The North Coast

9 2 Jul 2015
Video: The Footage From The Right You've Been Waiting For Is Here!

Video: The Footage From The Right You've Been Waiting For Is Here!

1 30 Jun 2015
Video: Charging South Australia

Video: Charging South Australia

2 30 Jun 2015
Video: Nias Indonesia Pumping

Video: Nias Indonesia Pumping

0 29 Jun 2015
Video: Was The Biggest Wave In Australia's History Ridden Over The Weekend?

Video: Was The Biggest Wave In Australia's History Ridden Over The Weekend?

2 29 Jun 2015
Wooden Surfboard Day Gets Set

Wooden Surfboard Day Gets Set

0 26 Jun 2015
Dane Reynolds Will Surf At J-Bay

Dane Reynolds Will Surf At J-Bay

1 25 Jun 2015
Video: Look At This Wedging Tasmanian Beachbreak!

Video: Look At This Wedging Tasmanian Beachbreak!

4 24 Jun 2015
Video: 15 Minutes From The Epic Thundercloud Movie

Video: 15 Minutes From The Epic Thundercloud Movie

0 19 Jun 2015
Video: Owen Wright's Perfect Cloudbreak Final, One of The Greatest Performances of All Time

Video: Owen Wright's Perfect Cloudbreak Final, One of The Greatest Performances of All Time

1 16 Jun 2015
Video: Owen Wright Just Made History, Surfed A Perfect Heat At Cloudbreak

Video: Owen Wright Just Made History, Surfed A Perfect Heat At Cloudbreak

1 15 Jun 2015
Winners Announced At The 2015 Australian Surf Industry Awards presented by SBIA

Winners Announced At The 2015 Australian Surf Industry Awards presented by SBIA

0 15 Jun 2015
Video: Watch Kelly Slater's 9.93 Tube From Cloudbreak Saturday

Video: Watch Kelly Slater's 9.93 Tube From Cloudbreak Saturday

3 13 Jun 2015
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