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Whale Swim, Fish & Dive Tours

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“whale swim”(33 reviews)
“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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All reviews whale swim early in the season humpback whales deserted island an amazing experience once in a lifetime whale watching finding whales whole team other guests desert island treated with respect great whale no hesitation morning and afternoon tea life changing sandwiches
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We booked two days on the boat for whale swimming. The first day was excellent! We had 11 swims with the whales and they came super close. The second day was a bit windy so we spent the day snorkeling on the reefs. We saw...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank petrasimpson
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I sent a group of 8 people out with this tour group and they were superb. The group are well travelled and this was one of the highlights of their worldly trip.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 271joannec
Reviewed 5 October 2017

An unforgettable day. Crew were respectful and professional with the whales and the guests. We swam with the whales they decided would be happy for us to approach them. The accuracy of Eli and George knowing which whales these were was reinforced by us not...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I can't recommend this company more highly. They are fabulous. This is eco-tourisism at its best. We went on the whale swim tour in late September and saw several whales and their calves. The crew were knowledgable, capable and extremely careful with regard to the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank kirstene282
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Our skipper, David, took us swimming with whales, and while it was a bit choppy, he did a great job of locating them so we could spend some time in the water with these magnificent creatures.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Whitbybeachlovers
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Our group of 6 all agree that today was a once in a lifetime type of day. We had beautiful weather, and George and Eli our skipper and guide for the are absolutely fantastic - informative, entertaining and very good at finding whales. Out first...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JoE175
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Helpful and easy booking assistance in advance. Small groups and fun guys who were able to find us a lot of whales cooperative to have a swim with us 😀 I felt safe in their boat and the crew had good experience and local guides...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank dolly1981
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great day out with Gregory and George. Although the morning was a bit brief with whale action due to visibility and the whales not being interested, the afternoon session with the mother and calf was simply amazing. One of those life long memories. We got...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Argaussie
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Such a fabulous day out on the water. We were lucky with the BEST weather all week and thoroughly enjoyed our day out on the boat with Loni and William. We had multiple encounters up close and personal with the whales! A mother and baby...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jmrogalski
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Our thanks to Jeff Chris and the lads Gorge Greg Loni and Tom for a wonderful day. The adventure plans were disrupted by weather and Jeff was as flexible as anyone could reasonably be in those circumstances. The wait for reasonable weather was rewarded with...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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28 January 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.