Kingfisher | Surf Resort | Mentawai, Indonesia

Getting There




Kingfisher Resort offers guests the ease and convenience of return transfers to and from the airport in Padang, Sumatra. You will need to arrange your own flights into Padang, but once there we will do pick-up from the airport (anytime you arrive) and shuttle you to the Mentawai-bound ferry or to a hotel in Padang. 

Padang can be reached conveniently from the following transit cities:
– Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia (1 or 2 flights a day with
– Jakarta (daily flights with,,,

To get to Kngfisher Resort you will need to take a ferry to Tua Pajet or Sioban, where the resort boat will pick you up to complete the rest of your journey. There are two options to get you to your desired destination. All you have to do is choose an option that best suits your travel itinerary and we will take care of the rest.

OPTION 1: Fast Ferry to Tua Pajet or Sioban (Recommended)

Guests choosing this option will need to arrive in Padang the night before the day of the ferry departure. We will arrange a hotel for you to stay the night in Padang.

Departure:    7am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (Sioban)

Travel time: 3 hours

Travel time from Tua Pajet to Resort: 2 hours

Travel time from Sioban to Resort: 1 hour

Ferry Schedule:

OPTION 2: Private speed boat to Kingfisher

A great option for groups of 3 to 10 guests is a fast boat directly from Padang to the resort. This is the most time efficient option and can be tailored to suit any connecting flight schedules to/from Padang. The crossing can be reschedule due to extreme weather conditions.

The cost to charter the speedboat is USD $ 2,000.00 for the entire boat one-way. Please contact us for availability and more information.