How do I reach Mentawai Islands?
By Ferry from padang, to mentawai islands or mentawai islands to padang, (west sumateran, indonesia)
The most comfortable Ferry to Mentawai is Ferry Ambu Ambu (made from Steel). Since September 2009, the Ambu-Ambu Ferry travels overnight from Padang Bungus to Muara Siberut 2. and 3. Thursday nights of each month. From Muara Siberut to Padang Bungus, the ferry travels 2. and 3. Friday nights of each month.
The ferry departs from Padang at 9:00 p.m. and arrives at approximately 7:00 a.m. the following morning.
The Sumber Rejeki traditional Ferry (made from wood) travels overnight from Padang Bungus to Muara Siberut every Monday evening. From Muara Siberut to Padang, the ferry travels every tuesday nights.