Camp Size: Max 14
Accommodation: Private a/c bungalows
Daily Meals: Included
Daily Transport: available
Located in front of surf break: Yes, Ujung Bocur
Destination: Krui, South Sumatra
Surfing Ability: Intermediate to advanced
Surf School: No
Surfboard Rental: Locally
Ideal for: Any size group and couples
Overlooking Ujung Bocur, the most consistent wave in the area, the camp is perfectly positioned in South Sumatra’s most popular surfing area. Catering for a maximum of 14 surfers in 4 bungalows and a large private 6 person "surf house", you're guaranteed plenty of space, privacy, as well as peace and quiet in between your surfs. The camp also enjoys idyllic sunset views as well as majestic panoramic vistas of Ujung Bocur. Social areas include comfy couches, complimentary wifi, board games, and satellite TV.
New for 2018 was a swimming pool with ocean & sunset views.
Guests can arrive or depart anytime or any day. Local transport is also available at a small charge; to give you access to the regions other waves. Ideal for intermediate to advanced surfers – the camp is suited for any size groups including couples.
New swimming pool opened mid season in 2018
Private bungalows interior
4 x Private bungalows (2 guests per bungalow)
1 x Surf House (6 guests)
Ujung Bocur Bungalows offer four spacious twin/double cottages as well as a “surf house” bungalow for larger groups & families.
Each bungalow is 100% private and completely detached for added privacy and security. Constructed from local hardwoods the bungalows have a Sumatran feel with a twist of western comfort with mosquito nets, A/C and closet for your belongings. Complete with your own contemporary bathroom as well as a private shaded veranda, guests can also enjoy ocean vistas and distant views of the regions spectacular mountain scenery. Rooms can be adjusted to accommodate either 2 single beds or alternatively a double bed for couples.
The “Surfer House” (below) is perfect for groups of 4-6 guests & consists of 2 bedrooms; 1st floor with 2 beds & the 2nd floor with 4 beds (includes balcony). Also includes 2 private bathrooms.
Surf House, upstairs
Surf House, downstairs
All accommodation includes:
* Air Conditioning
* Private bathrooms
* Western flush toilets
* Basins with mirror & cupboard
* Power sockets
* Surfboard storage
* Inner spring beds with all linen/pillows and mosquito nets
* Each room is fully lockable
* Private veranda (bungalows)
We have continuous 24 hour security patrolling the grounds to keep all our gear safe.
The locally designed open air restaurant and bar are also a stone’s throw from the beach and is a place to eat, relax and share stories or simply to enjoy one of Indonesia’s famous sunsets. The camp also offers a lounge, the perfect social area & comes complete with comfy couches, hammocks, chill out areas, a separate bar snack menu, and of course cold drinks. Wifi is free for all guests as well as satellite TV for those who can´t miss the big game or the news from back home!
Attention to detail isn’t lost in the surf camps food preparation either.
Daily breakfast options usually include fried rice/noodles, eggs & toast, jaffles, omelettes, pancakes as well as juice, tea & coffee.
Lunch and dinner is focused on Indonesian dishes with fresh chicken, fish or beef curries, beef rendang & sate chicken as well as fresh veggies & rice. Western dishes include crumbed schnitzel, pasta, BBQ or fried chicken, pizza, sandwiches & oven baked veggies.
Vegetarians and specific dietary requirements can be accommodated for with prior notice to your arrival.
Included in the price:
- 3 large, healthy delicious meals are served each day
- Unlimited Tea, Coffee and Water.
Not included in the price:
- Alcoholic beverages (small Bintang 30,000 IDR, large 40,000 IDR)
- Soft drinks
- Additional snack bar menu
Drinks/snacks etc need to be paid using cash only (Indonesian Rupiah). ATM available in Krui
All our camps in South Sumatra have complimentary surf guides to help you enjoy and discover this amazing region.
Daily transport isn’t included in the price but is always available on arrival.
The surf region stretches around 50 miles and is accessed by a long twisting road that takes about 1.5 hours to reach all the surf breaks.
Motor Bikes with surfboard rack are typically around $5 / day depending on availability and length of rental.
Car hire with driver is usually around $40 / day. But of course pricing can vary from driver to driver.
Please note fuel will be additional but is relatively cheap in the region.
For those looking to explore this raw part of Indonesia won’t be disappointed. There are no tour busses to be found but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of unique and interesting things to do and see.
Ujung Bocur Bungalows can easily arrange a number of day trips such as:
Visiting the local village of Krui and exploring its local markets - FREE, only pay transportation to go there (motorbike/car etc)
Boat trip to the stunning Pulau Pisang (banana island) - 400.000IDR - about US$30 pp (min 4 people)
Day trip to Lake Ranau and its hot springs
River boat trips - 200.000IDR - about US$15
Jungle treks - 200.000IDR - about US$15
Snorkelling & fishing trips - 400.000IDR - about US$30 pp (min 4 people)
Ranau Lake & hot springs - 200.000IDR pp based on 3-4 guests - about US$15 pp
Excursions are not pre-arranged but can be planned, discussed & then booked upon arrival.
Guests staying at Ujung Bocur Bungalows will have direct access to the regions premier wave, Ujung Bocur. The surf camp is located in prime position so you can paddle out from the beach whenever you choose to. There's no need to go anywhere else - if you prefer not to!
As soon as you've checked in, you're free to surf! And when you're keen to explore the rest of the region, grab a motor bike (approx $5/day with rack) & Viul the resort manager will either take you himself or give you exact directions to find the areas other surf spots.
Detailed information for all the surf breaks can be found in the destination's section of the site within the Krui, South Sumatra pages.
> Krui Surf Breaks
Guests need to fly into Bandar Lampung (TKG) Radin Inten II Airport, South Sumatra
We recommend using https://www.skyscanner.net/ and flying into Jakarta, Indonesia. From Jakarta, there are over a dozen flights each day that fly into Bandar Lampung (TKG), from airlines such as Garuda Airlines, Srwijaya, Citilink & Lion Air. We recommend https://www.nusatrip.com
Note: Visa On Arrival: A FREE 30 day Visa On Arrival is now available for a number of countries including: Australia, USA, Brazil, South Africa, New Zealand, Canada, Peru, Costa Rica, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, England, France, Switzerland, Sweden and Germany.
Total price: IDR 1,050,000 (approx USD 80 or AUD 95) "each way"
* Private a/c vehicle
* Up to 4 guests (with surfboards & bags) - possibly 5 guests, if not too many boards/bags
* Pick-up and drop off "anytime"
* Approx 6 hour journey time
Please note: We don’t advise taking the bus as it’s a longer journey, only runs at set times, is uncomfortable and generally only gets you within 45 mins of where the camps are located.
There is also a flight service from TKG to Krui - but at the moment is proving unreliable and tricky when taking surfboards.
Your transfers in detail:
Bandar Lampung Airport to the camp
Upon arrival at Bandar Lampung (TKG) Radin Inten II Airport, guests will be greeted by one of our staff members with pre-arranged transport and you'll be taken to direct to the camp. The transfer time is about 6 hours which includes a brief stop to grab some food half way through the journey. Vehicles are usually a Toyota Kijang and we keep the maximum passengers to 4 so there’s plenty of room for a comfortable journey and enough space for all your belongings.
Please note: We can collect you and drop you off any time.
Hotels in Bandar Lampung
Guests usually don’t stay in Bandar Lampung as there’s generally no need to. We can always collect you and drop you off any time to/from the airport. However we suggest staying at either of the following options if our guests prefer to overnight in the city.
Novotel - http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-6647-novotel-lampung/index.shtml
Sheraton - www.sheraton.com/lampung
All guests travelling to any surf camp or charter boat in Sumatra will require Travel Insurance. Surf Camp Sumatra recommends using World Nomads for any trip to Sumatra. Simply use the below form to get a quote.
Make sure you to pack light & within the baggage restrictions of your airline.
Don’t leave for your trip without any of the following:
Passport valid for at least 6 months from date of departure and must have at least 1 completely blank page (no stamps, nothing)
Tickets & itinerary
Travel insurance policy
Cash – change $500 minimum per two weeks stay into Indonesian Rupiah (IDR).
Visa On Arrival: A FREE 30 day Visa On Arrival is now available for a number of countries including: Australia, USA, Brazil, South Africa, New Zealand, Canada, Peru, Costa Rica, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, England, France, Switzerland, Sweden and Germany.
Important: Make sure to check our "know before you go" section which is a handy page of what to expect as well as a detailed inventory of what to bring.
A 30% deposit is required to secure your booking. Initial deposit is non-refundable but transferable or exchanged with a friend to take your place on that specific date (passengers are responsible for finding their own replacements).
Balance of payment is due 60 days prior to departure and is 100% non-refundable.
Payment only by Bank transfer or Paypal+4%
All transfer charges & bank fees, including correspondent bank fees, are to be incurred by the guests.
Bank details will be emailed upon booking.
Paypal details will be emailed upon booking.
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