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If you are looking for something completely different from regular holidays, if you want fun, adventure, know knew cultures in a paradisiac place, Mentawai Islands is the place to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Luanda, Angola
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Luanda, Angola
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for something completely different from regular holidays, if you want fun, adventure, know knew cultures in a paradisiac place, Mentawai Islands is the place to go! We were very lucky with our guide that showed us Padang in west Sumatra and some Islands from Mentawai Islands. Once is the guy if you want to go into... More 

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Hanoi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The surfers who come for the big waves probably have no idea that the terrestrial diversity of Mentawai is second only to the Galapagos Islands. 6 kinds of primates found nowhere else in the world, unique squirrels, insects, bats and much more! We've been in many places in the Mentawai Islands. Travel to Mentawai is through Padang, on the west... More 

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3 Thank Linda B
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

Definitely worth a visit, awesome people and a beautiful landscape. Immerse yourself in the tranquil waters with amazing diving, snorkeling and sailing. There are numerous ways to explore the Islands but I suggest a land based camp for the traveler who is keen on exploring the jungle and culture.

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Munich, Germany
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

A friend and myself had hopped on an overnight ferry from Padang, Sumatra to Siberut Island (Mentawais). With no plan for the next 4 days and not even a final destination on the islands, we found ourselves among a handful of surfers from around the globe and a few hundred Indonesians who had business or family on the islands. We... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We had a nice trip with the Mentawaï. We stayed with Shaman "Cookie". Prepare yourself to a very different and slow environment (and mud if raining). The Mentawai people are very nice and relaxed. Our guide, Alan did a great job and everything was included. His email rajoputiah@gmail.com and phone +6281266111286.

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3 Thank Gomumu
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015

Hi all! I spent a month and a half last summer on Siberut, and more specifically, in Madobag with the Sakkudei clan, though with occasional forays into Buttui and Attabai. I agree with what the others have mentioned - that Mentawai can be an amazing place to visit, with people who live quite traditionally in many ways, but who are... More 

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5 Thank sibulungungu s
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160 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

Mentawai Islands After reading reviews and speaking to people about trekking on Siberut I was cautious to book something before we arrived on the island. I did get a few prices on a 3night trek which seemed quite expensive for me. When we arrived on Siberut I also met another guide who's price seemed a little over the top. We... More 

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22 Thank AndyAnnable
San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

After setting up my guide through " LIKY" who I had been advised to contact through some one I met in Bukittinggi who I trusted, I paid for 5 days to visit the tribes and villages on the island. I payed for "5 day" remember !! Liky had promised me that the majority of the money would go to the... More 

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15 Thank Jack J
Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

Made famous by the world class surf, these remote islands have a lot else to offer. The beaches are pure white and clean, there are many locations where your footprints will be the first on the sand for the day. The old culture is still alive on Siberut and accessible for anyone fit and ready to deal with a bit... More 

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10 Thank Airmanis
Medan, Indonesia
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2013

If you visit to the island, you will realize the beauty of this island. Beautiful beaches and waves a good one. The beauty of the island is not only from the outside, you also have to look inside of this island. Because the people of the island is very simple living and friendly.

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