Improve your surfing in amazing waves!
Our four week island-hopping adventure really encapsulates what Ticket to Ride is all about. Enjoy all that Indonesia has to offer by joining us venturing around three islands and learning to surf along the way. Indonesia is Asia's surfing mecca so get ready for an incredible adventure.
Our trip leaders will go above and beyong to ensure to receive the best coaching and the best conditions possible, giving you an awesome learning experience and get you hooked for life.
What to Expect
The four week island hopping adventure gives you an experience of Indonesia like no other. We will travel to three different islands; Bali, Lombok and Nusa Lembongan, surfing a variety of breaks. Top coaching from your trip leaders and local guides combined with perfect waves will give you the best introduction to surfing possible, whilst building your confidence in the water enabling you to surf independently. We'll make use of photo and video analysis to ensure you're on the right path to improve as quickly as possible. All of our intstructors hold internationally recognised surfing and lifeguarding qualifications so you will be in safe, knowledgable hands for the duration of the trip.
At Ticket to Ride we have ton of experience coaching different ability levels and are confident with anyone from a complete beginner to someone wanting to improve their barrel riding! This trip is best suited for those who can catch their own waves and are looking to improve their skills. If you are a more advanced surfer you will also enjoy the waves on offer!
If you are unsure if this trip suits you, give us a call for some honest advise.
The surf camps who host us for the adventure are all a stones throw away from the surf, so you can jump in and out of the water as you please. Bedrooms are all shared twin rooms with AC. The camps will also provide delicious breakfasts, fuelling you for a days surfing.
- Airport transfers
- All accommodation in comfortable en-suite rooms with air con
- Welcome Meal
- Daily surf guiding
- Professional daily surf tuition (min 2 hours daily)
- Video and photo analysis
- Transfer to and from the surf breaks
- All local transport including van, boats, ferries and flights to Lombok
- Full UK support & pre-departure
Volcano Hike Bali is one of the many volcanic islands making up Indonesia. We will be waking you up early, to hike up one of these volanoes to experience a mesmerizing sunrise.
Waterfall Hike We'll go explore inland Lombok and experience some of their incredible waterfalls.
Snorkelling with Manta Rays We'll be stopping off on the Island of Lembongan for a few lays days. We'll go snorkelling and manta rays lurking below the surf.
*Please note, if you are booked on the 29th July start date, the below timeline will be reversed. We will be spending time in Bali (Canguu, Balian and Medewi) in the first two weeks and will be Island Hopping in Nusa Lembongan and Lombok in the final two weeks!
Surf Camp Accommodation
Trip Leaders For Duration
Video Surf Analysis
All Surf Lessons
Surf Guiding To The Best Beaches
All Surf Transport
Photos Of Your Surfing
Additional Excursions And Activities
Here you'll find a day by day breakdown of your course.
Arrivals and welcome BBQ
On arrival in Denpasar Airport you will be greeted by your trip leaders who will take you to the surf camp in Canggu for a welcome BBQ with the rest of the surfers joining you on the adventure.
Progression sessions in Lombok
We will quickly wave goodbye to the Island of Bali and take a short-haul flight (about 45 minutes) over to the Island of Lombok. We will be based in the small fishing village of Gerupuk and will hit up early morning surfs, exploring the waves by boat. This week will really push your surfing to a new level and get you progressing steadily with support from our trip leaders, coaches, and local guides. We will also take an afternoon off to go out and see Lombok's famous waterfalls.
Adventures in Nusa Lembongan
A short ferry ride from Lombok takes us over to Lembongan. The six days spent in Lombok are likely to be pretty intense surfing wise so we will take a nice relaxing rest in Nusa Lembongan where we'll go snorkelling with manta rays and explore this magical little island. The waves are tidal, so we surf when the waves are good, but get some great down time to chill by the pool, go and get a massage, explore the island or do some yoga.
Chilling in Canggu
After the Island Hopping we still spend some time in the popular Canggu. With its assortment of amazing restaurants, natural beauty and multitude of fun waves it is the perfect place to build up some energy for the road trip.
Bali Road Trip
For the final leg we will head road trip up to Balian and Medewi, home to one of the longest left hand waves in the world. Surfing in Medewi gives you the perfect chance to hone in your surfing skills and work on your goals set by your coaches.
Happily Surfed out
The final days will be spent back in Canggu before departing for the airport. At this point you will be sun kissed, tanned and a newly converted surf addict. The four weeks will have given you the opportunity to push your surfing to an entirely new level, as well as experienced a new culture and made great friends, and you'll be eager for the next adventure as we wave you goodbye at the airport.
What past riders say
Had a blast! I'd also really recommend river rafting in Bali and seeing and snorkelling with manta rays. The trip great and I wouldn't have changed a thing.Ryan Mills
I've had a fantastic time - it's been life changing! I'd recommend it to anyone who is keen to surf, keen to meet new people and keen to see a different part of the world, which is just spectacular.Matt Quinlan
Coming into the trip as a beginner was quite intimidating at first but it's actually totally fine. The coaching was incredible, they never pushed you to do anything that you weren't comfortable with and you'll improve super quickly.Sophie Altchek
It was amazing! I really enjoyed working with the Rip Curl Surf School as we taught kids from the local orphanage how to surf! It was pretty rewarding and really fun at the same time.
I honestly can't help but tell anyone who is thinking of doing this trip to sign up now, as you won't regret it and your surfing will definitely improve.Ronan Collins
I thoroughly enjoyed this trip and would highly recommend it! The Trip Leaders were incredibly knowledgeable with everything from surf coaching to travel advice. The destinations were beautiful and the local people of Indonesia blew me away with their kindness and hospitality. I gained far more than I spent and truly progressed at surfing, far beyond my initial goals.
Thanks for everything! TTR rocks!Kaitlin Klimosko
No, we recommend buying bottled water only.
This trip is best suited for those who can catch their own waves and are looking to improve their skills. If you are a more advanced surfer you will also enjoy the waves on offer!
These islands tend to be low to no risk areas of Indonesia. However, we recommend checking the latest government advice on Fit For Travel and consulting your GP before you leave.
It all depends on how much you want to spend. For example, a Nasi Goreng at a local warung will cost 25,000IDR (£1.40) and a beer is 25,000IDR (£1.40), yet a fillet steak and a cocktail at a fancy place in Canggu will cost around 250,000 (£13.80). It all depends on your budget, but we tend to eat frugally most of the time.
Yes you do.
Indonesian immigration issues a holiday visa on arrival to the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and USA.
You'll need to get a 30 day visa which are free upon arrival.
If you are staying longer (i.e. this 6-week trip) then we reccommend that you apply for an extended visa beforehand at home. Otherwise you can purchase the extended visa in Bali for around £30-£50. You will then have to jump through hoops for a while, so we'd recommend you organise a 60-day visa in advance of the trip.
Visas are only issued on the grounds that you have proof of return/onward travel out of Indonesia. You may also be asked to show proof of funds (often about £1,500), so it's always worth bringing a valid credit card for this purpose. You will also need £10 (approx 150,000 IDR) cash to pay your departure tax when leaving Indonesia – it's often included in most tickets nowadays but it does depend on the airline you fly with.
For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information, check http://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.