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Whale Swim, Fish & Dive Tours

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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 1 week ago

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

Thank Kristina V
jefflaurie2014, Owner at Whale Swim, Fish & Dive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank suz2016823
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank williamhtam
jefflaurie2014, Owner at Whale Swim, Fish & Dive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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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

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We were apprehensive about going on the trip as we were early in the season, but it was the best decision we had made! Whale Swim, Fish and Dive Tours were so accomodating, friendly, passionate about their job. Saw many whales and was worth every...More

Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 29 August 2018

had a great day casing whales and went to a lovely secluded island for lunch , saw plenty of whales and had a good time diving amongst them , weather got a little choppy in the afternoon but modern good boat and great crew

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day out on the water and surrounded by whales. No need in taking an expensive flight out to islands when we saw 20 plus just on a day tour. Though it wasn’t hard to find the whales this team did a great job in...More

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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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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.