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Surf Coaching in the Mentawai with Mark Richardson

The Perfect Wave and four-time Australian Surfing Champion Mark Richardson are excited to invite you on a unique surf coaching trip in the Mentawai. The spots are limited.

2016 trips sold out - enquire about 2017 trips

“Join me in the Mentawai for a unique coaching trip. Aloita Resort is perfectly positioned to reach a wide variety of surf breaks for all types of surfers. ”  Mark Richardson

Aloita Resort offers a smorgasbord of aquatic activities in crystal blue water right at your front door. The surf shuttle will zip you twice daily to breaks right in their backyard such as the famous Telescopes lefthander and also up and down the coast to other waves such as HT's, Rifles and Nokandui's.

Mark “Richo” Richardson is a five times Australian Surfing Champion, former Australian Junior Team Coach and is regarded as one of the most experienced international surfing coaches. Richo works personally with each surfer to assess their needs then coaches them accordingly. Mark’s guidance will help improve your surfing technique as well as achieve goals at your highest level, whether it’s to do a turn, pull some air or to be on the world tour..

“My wife and sons had an amazing time in 2014. Richo is an incredible surfer and coach and the groms enjoyed surfing with Tye who also rips.”

Join Mark Richardson in the Mentawai!

Prices are in US$ and are subject to exchange rate fluctuations.

Mark Richardson Surf Coaching Clinic at Aloita Resort Mentawai

September 8 - 20, 2016

US$2,451 per person – based on the shared surfer house for 10 nights
US$2,760 per person – based on a twin share private bungalow for 10 nights
US$1,950 per person - based on the shared surfer house for 7 nights
US$2,079 per person – based on a twin share private bungalow for 7 nights
Please enquire about non-surfer rates.

*airfares not included | Prices are subject to exchange rates fluctations

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Ben, Sydney

2014 Kandooma guest


  • All transfers in Padang – airport/hotel/harbour/hotel/airport
  • 2 nights accommodation in Padang – 1n prior and 1n after Aloita
  • Return fast boat service from Padang to Aloita
  • 10 nights accommodation in your room of choice at Aloita Resort and Spa
  • Three meals per day, including drinking water, coffee,  and tea.
  • For surfing guests: two surf sessions per day in the  vicinity of Aloita, including Telescopes, Ombak Tidur, Icelands, Hookers, Tikus, G4, Muka Ikan and Twiggies and once a day Scarecrows, Frankos, Diablo and Seven Palms, possibility of full days without extra charge in all above mentioned places.
  • Experienced English-speaking surf/dive guide.

Mark Richardson Surf Coaching Package

  • Professional, personalised and progressive coaching, working with each surfer's individual needs
  • Surfing technique, positioning
  • Video analysis watching on trip plus a take-home surf clip of your surfing
  • Surfing equipment advice
  • Contest & mental preparation, skills and strategies
  • Helping you achieve your goals at your highest level whether it is to do an air or be on the world tour

If you’ve been surfing for a while and you’re keen to improve your surfing and get some action footage in the best waves in the world, this trip is perfect for you.

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