How to get here

To get to Hollow Tree’s Resort you first need to travel by boat from Padang.
Kindly note: All travel times listed depend on the weather conditions. Additionally, please bear in mind that all flight itineraries need to be confirmed by Hollow Tree’s Resort prior to booking. We also advise that guests have flexible schedules with respect to their Visa requirements. 
Due to weather condition potentially delaying flights and boat schedules, Hollow Trees cannot be held responsible for any delays reaching the island or poor surf conditions. Please see our terms and conditions for more information.

OPTION A.

Speedboat service from Padang straight to Hollow Tree’s Resort.
  • $4000 USD (round trip)
  • Travel time approx. 3.30 hours
All trips are available on a first come first served basis. Hollow Tree’s Resort provides a speedboat for one-day transfers from Hollow Tree’s Resort to Padang and back, depending on availability. Maximum 12 people.

OPTION B.

This package includes:
  • Mentawai fast ferry ticket + surfboard/bags
  • Speedboat service from the ferry to resort
  • $350 USD per person (roundtrip)
  • Travel time approx. 3 hours + 2 hours
For guests who wish to travel on a cheaper basis you have the option to travel with the Mentawai fast ferry – please view Mentawai fast ferry schedule for more info. Travel time by speedboat from Tuapejet to the resort approx 1.30 hours. Travel time by speedboat from Sioban to the resort approx 1 hour.

MENTAWAI FAST SCHEDULE

Monday:
From Padang – Tuapejat 6:00 AM
From Tuapejat – Padang 3:00 PM
Wednesday:
From Padang – Tuapejat 7:00 AM
From Tuapejat – Padang 3:00 PM
Friday:
From Padang – Tuapejat 7:00 AM
From Tuapejat – Padang 3:00 PM
Sunday:
From Padang – Sioban 7:00 AM
From Sioban via Tuapejat – Padang 11:30 AM

WHAT to BRING

General stuff

  • Sandals
  • Shaving kit
  • Nail clippers
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Moisturiser Allergy medication
  • Malaria medication
  • Long shirts & pants
  • Flash drives
  • Energy snacks
  • Visa (if necessary)
  • Flight tickets
  • Passport
  • Comb or brush
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Books
  • Cash
  • Laptop or Tablet

SURF TRIP

  • Wax & wax comb
  • Snorkelling gear
  • Sunblock & zinc
  • Surf hat
  • Reef booties
  • Leashes
  • Fins & fin key
  • Bikinis
  • Board shorts Surfboards & board bag

WHAT YOU SHOULDN’T BRING

already provided

  • Beach towels
  • Bath towels
  •  Shower gel
  • Shampoo
  •  Tooth brush (on request)
Travel information
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