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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 23 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience! My girlfriend and I did two days with them and each day was completely life changing! Our guides, Thomas and Greg we're so much fun and helpful. The owner Jeff makes sure everything is taken care of and really does a fantastic job...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank monkey1379
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic experience, a highlight of my life, not just this trip. I would also like to say how hard Jeff and the team tried, despite some weather curve balls, to make the experience work for everyone. We were booked in for a very...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Berrylicious12
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I had a great time on my whale swimming trip! Great operator if you're going to do whale swimming in Nuku'aolfa (but do go to 'Eua to whale swim with Kiko!) Loni, our skipper, was hilarious and kept us all laughing. I can't believe that...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We'd get pick up from our hotel, driven to the wharf where we'd be given our boat assignment and load up the boat. A brief intro from our whale guide and skipper and we'd be on our way. About a 15 minute boat ride from...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Our 29 Jun, 2017 day began with a prompt pickup from our accommodation (Seaview Lodge) and transport to our vessel for the day "Tau". We had the pleasure of sharing the boat with our knowledgeable and passionate guide Zandy; our pilot (apologies I cannot recall...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Matt_N_WP
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing ... just a magic moment captured everything our guide took us into the water and mama swam with baby right up to us!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank soloauckland
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I had an absolutely fantastic day out with Loni, Tom, and the whales..! The whole trip was very organized, from the moment of booking, but also all the briefings we got from our guides. They were fantastic, very knowledgeable, friendly, a pleasure to be around...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank isabel_traveller
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Though early in the season after a fruitless morning the afternoon made up for it. Overcast at the outset the sun came out for lunch, which was simple sandwiches but good served on an idyllic island. With the sun came the whales with a good...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We went on a whale swim trip in July which is only the start of the whale season so we knew that there was a chance that we wouldn't see any whales. It was a small boat that picked us up, a skipper and a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Sheridan2808
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Just to let anyone who hasn't looked for whales out in the ocean; here is the situation. Imagine trying to find a postage stamp in a football field. While on your belly. Whale Swim and Dive had 2 boats out the day we were out...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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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.