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Whale Swim, Fish & Dive Tours

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“humpback whales”(16 reviews)
Yes, in Tongatapu, from July to Nov, you can have an amazing experience to swim with the gentle giants, Humpback whales.We are the professional whale swim and dive tour operator in Tongatapu with over 20 + years local knowledge and experience. We...more
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Nuku'alofa Fishing Club, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 945, Tonga
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

This company is wonderful! Worth every penny! The boats are small the group is small. They do everything they can to make sure you have a good time. The guides are safe and help you get close to the whales but not to close. They...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jennifersatt
Reviewed 22 November 2018

If you want life-changing incredible close encounters with humpbacks in the wild, these are your guys. Our family went out for 3 days (and 2 of us for 4 days), and went on both of the boats. On the 3 days I personally went on,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Lydiaroselaws
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

You absolutely must go with swimming with the whales and I throughly recommend doing it with this crowd! We had the most incredible day 😍 Loni and Willem were fantastic, they were lots of fun, larrikins but totally safe and knowledgeable! They are young and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank charliesD9938SS
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This company runs two boats. If you do chose to go with this operator, make sure you go with the guide Loni. I've heard from clients and other guides alike that he's the best. However, I and my partner had the misfortune of being on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank krisvcnt
jefflaurie2014, Owner at Whale Swim, Fish & Dive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thanks for your feedback and sorry to hear to didn't have the best experience on our tour. The new 7-hour on the water rule has only recently been imposed by the ministry of tourism which they were actively monitoring everyday at that time as I...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018

We had a fantastic day out and an amazing experience. I chose this company because I was impressed with the reviews I had read and also had a good phone discussion with Jeff about what we could expect to see in October as it is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We went out a number of times this season. They had a good fleet of fast boats so quickly covered a lot of ground trying to find suitable swims. Some days the swims were unbelievably amazing, others good, but never did we not swim with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank anm36
Reviewed 6 October 2018

For an amazing day out with fantastic crew definitley go with these guys. The skipper and whale guide are so professional and while they make the day fun they also keep an eye on all the guests to ensure everyone is safe in the water...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank thekrays
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Swimming with the humpback whales is a must try during the season in Tonga here, but besides that, Tonga really has nothing to see and eatMore

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank williamhtam
jefflaurie2014, Owner at Whale Swim, Fish & Dive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thanks for your feedback. Sorry I disagree with your statement - Tonga has so much to offer! It has a rich history and culture that includes the only country in the Pacific that still has a King and Queen, and has never been colonized by...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

We had booked a day with Whale Swim Fish and Dive Tours in good time prior to our visit to Fafa Island Tonga. The staff were excellent in their communcation in the planning phase and quickly answered all our questions in relaton to the day...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 470zorro
Reviewed 15 September 2018

What an extraordinary day! Getting in touch with humpback whales is an experience that you will not forget so quickly. Being in the water face-to-face with these great marine mammals is an amazing experience and is certainly more than just a once in a lifetime...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from TenaciousTrekkers | Reviewed this property |
1 - My partner gets sea sick very easily and he was very worried about being uncomfortable during the outing however he was fine the entire time. The sea was pretty calm and we had great weather. The boat is very small and... More
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5 August 2017|
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Response from Mike M | Reviewed this property |
The cost was TOP495 (NZD365) per person for the full day including pick up and return to Liku'alofa Resort. Sandwich lunch, morning coffee also included as was, for those who swam, all snorkelling gear including wetsuits.