South Siberut

THE WAVES 

WALKING DISTANCE

EBAY

This is a hallow left that barrels off the take off  with a short wall down the line.A great option when a lot of swell is hitting.A hollow, fast, powerful left.A world class wave for experienced surfer.Watch out for the two rocks on the inside.Great barrels, and turns into a surfing paradise at 6 feet offshore.There is heavy warble and chance are you”ll get a mean aqua blue barrel.The scenery alone will blow away . Besides its aesthetic beauty double overhead .Ebay is a best and force to be reckon with .

Ability Level :  Advanced 

Best Sze : 4-8 ft

Consistency : 5/10

Hour : 5 minutes walking

BENG BENG

Very consistance world class waveband extremely ripple.This spot is lots of fun and probably one of the easiest wave to surf in the region.Its the deepest and safest waves and also pick up a bit more swell than other locals.5 more breaks including Ebay and Pitstop.Nestled inside a small bay with one of the most scenic views imaginable all around.

Ability Level :Begginer,Intermediate

Best Size : 3-6 ft

Consistency : 3/10

Hour : 10 minutes walking

NIPUSSI

A shorter right, the breaks down the point from bank vaults,definately fun and ripple.Ususally has fairly deep water the point from the take off to the inside.Ends in a riptide that sucks all the water back out to sea.A good option when there is no much swell and usually the most constant spot in the area

Ability Level :Begginer-Intermediate

Best Size :

Consistency :

Hour : 1 hour walking

PITSTOP

This the right off the peak at E-Bay .Aplayfull right that can offer some cover-ups off the take off, but most a high performance wave with air sections at the ends.nds in sandy channels

Ability Level : Intermediate

Best Size : 2-4 ft

Consistency : 6/10

Hours : 10 minute walking

BANKVAULT

Is a thick, barrelling right punctuated by shifting line up.Sets seemingly emerge out of nowhere and can wreak havoc if you are caught out of position.The ideal size to surf it is head – high to triple overhead.in any swell size, getting caught inside is certainly .Despite the dangers, snag clean ,opem barrels here and you will be taking about it for years.

Ability Level : Advanced 

Best Size : 4-10 ft

Consistency : 6/10

Hours : 30 minutes walking

BY SPEEDBOAT 

4BOBS

It is a sort ,playfull right-hander,swells that break here wrap considerably around the south end of the island and break over a relatively shallow reef.If you are fast you can take off deep and try to float the first section where most peoples take off, otherwise its strictly a one or two turn wave.ironically,despite its relatively tame appeal,4bobs is a perennial favourite to almost every person who surf it and is one of the most consistent and fun waves

Ability Level : Intermediate

Best Size  :3-5 ft

Consistency :8/10

Hours : 30 – 45 minute by speedboat.

AFRAMES

Is one of the most consistent left in the mentawai Island.Situated in front of an idyllic island its one of the many good waves found in Playground region.There generally two section to surf,The top and the inside.The peaks at the top can be a bit shifty and require a fair amount of paddling around to find the right area  while the inside section is more dependable and offers up a better wall to work with.A frames is easily one of the most popular spots in the Mentawai’s.

Anility Level : Intermediate

Best Size : 3-5 ft

Consistency : 7/10

Hours : 30 – 45 minutes by speedboat

RIFLES

Is one of the longest, most perfect,awe-insiring in the world.When it’s breaking properly with a hint of northwest wind you can expect four to six hundred yard right walls with numerous tube sections.Rifles is a violent barrels from start to finish ,sometimes when you think you are coming out another section will throw overland another is you do come out and see it lining up.you have to put the pedal to the metal to make it through the next barrels section.Surfer Magazine dubbed Rifles the 6th best wave in the world

Ability Level : Advanced

Best Size :6-8 ft

Consistency :6/10

Hours : 30-45 minutes by speedboat

KANDUI

Is one of the fastest, down the line, left hand barrels in the world.Kandui is and obscenely hollow wave with your only option for survival being tucked inside ,its enormous, gaping jaws.Unless you are comfortable pumping inside the barrel .the best you can hope for is to find the right line, extra front foot pressure, and hold on.Most the waves will simply outrace you however, the thrill of charging through the largest barrel possible is more than worth the effort.if the condition are right you’ll take your share of beatings but chance you will kick out of the best barrel of your life as well.

Ability Size : 4-8 ft

Best Size : 5/10

Hours : 30-45 minutes by speedboat

KARAMBAT

Lies smack dab in the middle of playgrounds.it breaks on a direct south swell and fairly straight forward wave for people of all abilities.The wave itself runs almost exactly one hundred yards over a shallow,perpective

Ability Level : Beginner-Intermediate

Best Size : 2- 4 ft

Consistency : 6/10

Hour 30-45 minute by speedboat

BURGERWORLD

Is considere a last alternative when everywhere else is flat.Anything bigger than three feet here flattens out into a mush ball, the positive aspect of bugerworld is that there always something to ride here even though its not a premiere wave ,its a fun alternative when everywhere else is not breaking.

Ability Level : Intermediate

Best Size : 2- 3 ft

Consistency 4/10

Hours : 30 -45 by speedboat

HIDEWAYS

Is an occasionally heavy left near the playgrounds region that is frequently visited.in the last few years it has been one of the “go to “waves because its a lot more consistent the there world class waves in the area and can handle ripple shoulder.You can really like straight south.Hideways has ability to be a sick cavern or offer up ripple shoulder.You can really surf it on medium high tide, at low tide its stick out of the the water and unless you like reef cuts stay away.

Ability Level : Intermediate-Advanced

Best Size : 4-8 ft

Consistency :8/10