Padang has many surf camps but the best way to see this is with a surf charter on a boat. Padang is one of the best sports and Bali but Lomboks’s fabled reefs and booming beach breaks are a great opetion too. The season is between April and October when swell swings around from the Roaring 40s and Howling 50s. But March south-west across the Indian Ocean and the trade winds blow from the south-east.

How to get there?

Padang are via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Jakarta are the main routes.

The best budget airlines that fly to Padang ar:

You will need to arrive in Padang the day before or on the day of departure. If you get here early you will be taken to a transit hotel where you can meet all the other guys. Get ready with a free shower and relax and watch TV – dont have a big night… 🙂