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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Bang Bang

Indonesia, Mentawai

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
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Latitude: 1° 48.87' S
Longitude: 99° 15.92' E

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By land is just the hardest thing you can ever do...by boat easy acess...a lot of mosquitos, intense malaria.

English (Translate this text in English): By land is just the hardest thing you can ever do...by boat easy acess...a lot of mosquitos, intense malaria.

English (Translate this text in English): By land is just the hardest thing you can ever do...by boat easy acess...a lot of mosquitos, intense malaria.

English (Translate this text in English): By land is just the hardest thing you can ever do...by boat easy acess...a lot of mosquitos, intense malaria.

Distance

Walk

Easy to find?Hard to find

Public access?

Special accessBy boat only

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Ba$ng Beng

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityWorld Class

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeReef-coral

DirectionLeft

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerFun

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction

Good wind directionSouthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementFalling tide

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Dangers

- Urchins
- Rocks

 Additional Information

A very consistent world class wave, an extremely rippable left. This spot is loads of fun and probably one of the easiest waves to surf in the Mentawai's. It's the deepest and safest wave in the area and also pick up a bit more swell than other locales. 5 more breaks in the area, including E-Bay and Pitstops. Nestled inside a small bay with one of the most scenic views imaginable all around you.

English (Translate this text in English): A very consistent world class wave, an extremely rippable left. This spot is loads of fun and probably one of the easiest waves to surf in the Mentawai's. It's the deepest and safest wave in the area and also pick up a bit more swell than other locales. 5 more breaks in the area, including E-Bay and Pitstops. Nestled inside a small bay with one of the most scenic views imaginable all around you.

English (Translate this text in English): A very consistent world class wave, an extremely rippable left. This spot is loads of fun and probably one of the easiest waves to surf in the Mentawai's. It's the deepest and safest wave in the area and also pick up a bit more swell than other locales. 5 more breaks in the area, including E-Bay and Pitstops. Nestled inside a small bay with one of the most scenic views imaginable all around you.

English (Translate this text in English): A very consistent world class wave, an extremely rippable left. This spot is loads of fun and probably one of the easiest waves to surf in the Mentawai's. It's the deepest and safest wave in the area and also pick up a bit more swell than other locales. 5 more breaks in the area, including E-Bay and Pitstops. Nestled inside a small bay with one of the most scenic views imaginable all around you.

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A perfect wave to try new manoeuvers...all kind of manoeuvers.

English (Translate this text in English): A perfect wave to try new manoeuvers...all kind of manoeuvers.

English (Translate this text in English): A perfect wave to try new manoeuvers...all kind of manoeuvers.

English (Translate this text in English): A perfect wave to try new manoeuvers...all kind of manoeuvers.

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By Mentawai Playground Surfc , 15 Nov

Bang bang - So if you dream of overhead surf, warm water with greeny palm trees as a view and offshore breezes everyday on tropical island paradise with LOW BUDGET journey, you may stay and surf with us
get your choice at BUDGET MENTAWAI SURFCAMP.


Go Hard Or Go Home Surf Adventure
Komplek.Singgalang II A1 No 2 Padang
Office : +62 (0) 751 466 127
Mobile : +62 (0) 81267 700 19
BBM : 79C42698
Skype : gohardorgohomesurf.mentawai


Day 0 : PADANG ARRIVAL – SIBERUT
Welcome to Padang, our guide will meet and greet you at the airport then to go to ferry Port, in the afternoon or evening. If you arrive in the morning we will take you to the nearest hotel for relax and transit, overnight on the ferry ( Gambolo or Ambu ambu),leaves at 9.00 pm to Siberut mentawai arrive in next morning or leaving by fast ferry (Mentawai Fast)in the morning at 7.00 am to Siberut Mentawai

DAY 1 : SIBERUT – NYANG NYANG – SURFING
Arrive in Muara Siberut in the Morning if you take overnight ferry,Or by fast ferry arrive the sa same day whice is taking 5 hours ride, the Speedboat and our crew are ready to take you to Nyang Nyang Island ( Our Surfcamp), after prepare everything need it in Muara Siberut. arrive nyang nyang before Lunch, Lunch at surf camp and We take you to nearest surf spot.And First night staying at our camp.

DAY 2 : TILL DAY 10: SURFING IN NYANG – NYANG
Morning after Breakfast, Our Experience Speedboat operator who know and can predict the wind and good wave you can ride. Most beaches in Mentawai Island are white sandy beaches.

DAY 11 : SIBERUT – PADANG
In the morning you shall enjoy your free time to surf then prepare return to Muara Siberut after lunch, or in the evening by ferry overnight or by fast ferry.

DAY 12 : PADANG – HOME
Arrive in Padang, if your flight in the afternoon, we shall take you to hotel for transit until your departure time to airport. End Tour





We stay at camped in Nyang - Nyang Island which is famous for its constant Swell. There are at least 5 Spots :

Short Distance :
Bang Bang
E-Bay
Pittstop
Bank Vault
Nipussi

Karang Majat which is famous for its Playground perfect waves!

Long Distance :
John Candy
Riffles
Four Bobs
Krambak Left
No Kandui/Pistol
Baby Kandui
Burger World
Hide Way


Rate 1


Price per pax 12 days 10 Nites
10 days stay at Our Surfcamo Mentawai and 2 days for the trip / Journey to and from Mentawai - Padang
Person

1 pax 750 USD

2 pax 580 USD

3 pax 537 USD

4 pax 510 USD

5 pax 494 USD

Extra Day

28 USD pernight perperson



Include

Stay At Surfcamp
Surf at short distance
3 meals a day (local food)
Drinking water
Tickets return Padang-mentawai,mentawai Padang by Ferry
Transport return Airport-Harbour Padang,Padang harbour -Airport.
Transfer return from Siberut to surf camp ,and surfcamp-siberut by speedboat


EXCLUDE


Transfer from Padang to Mentawai by speedboat/Transfer from Padang to Mentawai by local wooden speedboat, if need it will have additional cost (please contact us)/ Boat / One Way Max 6 People with surf board.
Speedboat Standby surfing to long distance.
Personal Expanses in Padang such hotel etc
Travel Insurance
Porter
Mentawai Tax



Rate 2

Price per pax 11 days 10 Nights
10 days stay at Our Surfcamo Mentawai and 2 days for the trip / Journey to and from Mentawai - Padang
Person

2 pax 1000 USD Extra Day 93 USD

3 pax 784 USD Extra Day 72 USD

4 pax 673 USD Extra Day 62 USD

5 pax 606 USD Extra Day 54 USD

6 pax 562 USD Extra Day 50 USD


Packages Included

Meals in The Island Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Surf at long distance
Standby Speedboat for Surfing everyday
Transfer Return Airport – Boat Port by Car
Transfer Return Padang – Siberut by Reguler Ferry
Transfer Return Siberut – Nyang nyang Surf Camp by Speed Boat
Stay at Local Surf Camp
Guide
Surfing Everyday to Short Distance and Long Distance Surf Spot

Packages Excluded

Transfer from Padang to Mentawai by local wooden speedboat, if need it will have additional cost ,- / Boat / One Way Max 6 People with surf board
Personal Exspenses and Hotel Exspences in Padang
Travel Insurance
Porter
Mentawai Tax usd 30


FERRY SCHEDULE

Padang to Mentawai (Siberut) Playground


DAY

FROM TO

HOURS

FERRY
Tuesday

Padang-Sikabaluan
Sikabaluan-Siberut

07.00 am
12.00 am

Mentawai Fast
Wednesday

Padang-Siberut-Sikabaluan

19.00 pm

KM.Gambolo
Friday

Padang -Siberut

19.00 pm

KM.Gambolo


Mentawai (Siberut) Playground to Padang


DAY

FROM TO

HOURS

FERRY
Thursday

Siberut-Sikabaluan
Sikabaluan-Siberut
Siberut-Padang

09.00 am
15.00 pm
21.00 pm

Mentawai Fast
Tuesday

Siberut-Padang

03.00 pm

Mentawai fast
Saturday

Siberut-Padang

19.00 pm

KM.Gambolo


Please contatc us for more informations and booking
gohardorgohomesurf@gmail.com

Go Hard Or Go Home Surf Adventure
Komplek.Singgalang II A1 No 2 Padang
Office : +62 (0) 751 466 127
Mobile : +62 (0) 81267 700 19
BBM : 79C42698
Skype : gohardorgohomesurf.mentawai

By Junior , 16-06-2009

Beng Beng - You can camp at Beng Beng , or stay in one of the homestays in front of ebay wich is 10 minutes beach walk. No shops , take all your food , or fish ....

By Anonymous , 26-08-2008

Ah nevermind - Bingtangs was the Righthander i was thinking of...Bingtangs and Beng Bengs were the 2 most epic treats of the trip. Can you get these in the states? i smuggled a few candy bars home but they are now gone.

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