From the mind blowing consistency of Indonesia to the mind numbing black sand peaks of Iceland, Antidote Travel offers a one-of-a-kind experience from start to finish. Our core philosophy is to travel during each destination's prime swell and weather window to ensure the highest quality adventure possible. We offer a variety of proven destinations and a number of trips off the beaten path - Antidote Travel is ready to send you on the greatest adventure of your life!
Our mission is to offer the premiere surf destinations in the world to our guests. We also set up special events that reserve the entire resort, property, or surf charter boat exclusively for members in our community. These excursions are often held during that particular destinations prime swell and weather window to ensure the highest quality surf experience possible. Each destination will also offer a combination of guides, photographers, and filmmakers to allow for a safe, consistent, controlled experience that documents the adventure from start to finish.
2011 Travel Pack Now Available!
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Brad Gerlach Surf Academy: Kandui Resort, Mentawai Islands, Indonesia
Dates: October 18, 2011 - October 29, 2011
Expert: Brad Gerlach (Surf Guide)
Description: Brad Gerlach offers his first ever surf academy featuring coaching, photo and video analysis, and good times in the intimate resort setting at Kandui. Click here for more information.
Surf with Tropicsurf in the Maldives onboard the Four Seasons Explorer!
Dates: June 6, 2011 - July 21, 2011
Expert: Ross Phillips (Surf Instructor at Tropicsurf)
Description: Cruise the picturesque atolls of the Maldives in complete seclusion on the best charter boat in the Maldives and learn to surf with a team of qualified experts! Click here for more information.
Star Koat Mentawai Islands Yacht Charter - New to Antidote Travel!
Dates: 2011 trips now available!
Description: Travel back in time through the fabled Mentawai Islands with one of the best teams out there! This is the best surf experience on the planet! Click here for more information.
Dates: Available by Request
Description: Tavarua Resort is located on its own heart-shaped island, a quiet sanctuary hidden among the Fijian island chain. The island can accommodate an average of 36 guests each week and is typically reserved for whole group bookings. Antidote Travel has created this special "Events" section to help connect people interested in going to Tavarua with groups when there is a chance of availability. We look forward to greeting you with a friendly "Bula! Welcome to Tavarua!" Click here for more information.
Surf Sumba with Tropicsurf at the world famous Nihiwatu Resort!
Dates:October 20 - 27, 2011
Expert: Ross Phillips (Surf Instructor at Tropicsurf)
Description: Nihiwatu is a unique location.You've probably never been anywhere quite like it. The location is beautiful, remote and showcases a fascinating local culture. Sitting at the spectacular, hill-side bar and restaurant watching perfect waves peel off un-ridden is a sight to behold. Nihiwatu is a special place. There's just something about it. Click here for more information.
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Anthony is one of the founders of Kandui Resort in the Mentawai Islands of Indonesia and managed all of the Indies Trader surf charter bookings exclusively for Captain Martin Daly for 6 years. Anthony created Antidote Travel to establish a surf travel hub offering unique surf trips and special events all over the world for people looking to maximize their valuable vacation time. He oversees all of the day to day operations, marketing, and web development for Antidote Travel.
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Justin Cote has been surfing and traveling for well over 20 years. A veteran of countless “surgical strike” surf missions, Cote knows where you want to be when the swell hits. As Online Editor for TransWorld SURF Magazine, Cote has a vault of experience when it comes to planning and executing your ultimate surf adventure.
Jeff Samuelson specializes in airline tickets for surfers all over the world. Based in his office in San Clemente, California, Jeff has teamed up with Antidote Travel to help coordinate all of our flight arrangements for all of our destinations and events! Even if you are not planning a trip with Antidote Travel we highly recommend using Jeff Samuelson for all of your travel needs!
Brad is one of the most influential and well known surfers in the world today. He is known for charging some of the biggest waves in the world but he still rips harder than anyone in everyday conditions. He is involved in many facets of the surf industry and his credentials speak for themselves! Brad is in charge of our surf guide program and is even involved in a few guided trips where you can see his passion for surfing first-hand!
Sonny is a legendary filmmaker best known for his iconic masterpiece "Searching for Tom Curren." He has traveled to every corner of the globe documenting his adventures and in the process creating some of the most beloved and respected surf films ever made. Sonny helps manage our team of filmmakers and is available on a limited number of trips as well!
Our "Events" offer one-of-a-kind travel perks such as having all of your equipment waiting for you at the destination, traveling with your favorite surfer/guide, recreating your favorite magazine article, and having access to world-class photographers and filmmakers to document your adventure. Whether you are new to surfing or a talented traveling professional we have an event custom suited to your interests and ability level!