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“heat run”(6 reviews)
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WhaleSwim Adventures has been operating since 1999 guiding groups to swim with the humpback whales in Vava'u, Tonga and now in Moorea, Tahiti since 2016! We pride ourselves in providing top class accommodation and food, attention to details that...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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PK 27,500 cote mer, Hauru Haapiti, Neiafu, Tonga
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+689 87 22 29 58
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Everyone on our boat had remarkable whale encounters all 7 days on the water with Whale Swim Adventures tour - Aug 1-9, 2018. We only had 6 people on our tour. I had so many whale encounters, I can’t recall each one, but there were...More

2  Thank Kris H
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Not a great experience with this company - in fact very poor - with the logistics of the trip and the subsequent attitude of the company management I would not recommend them to anyone - already we are advising our friends and contacts to go...More

1  Thank DavidMK1960
whale_lover_NZ, Owner at WhaleSwim Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

We are sorry to hear of your disappointment with the boat provided for your tour. We are running these adventure tours in a remote location and in an undeveloped nation with very limited access to many of the resources that first world tourism ventures would...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

We spent 4 days on the Ashlee G. Villi the skipper and William the whale guide were great. They ensured everyone was safe in and out of the water. The lunch/food was great. I can't comment on ease of booking etc as we were part...More

1  Thank surfbabysurf
Reviewed 29 July 2018

OMG, OMG, OMG! AMAZING experience! I selected a tour that allowed for five days out on the water. It's the open ocean so there are no guarantees, plus I'd read July wasn't a good time to be there, so I was concerned that should've selected...More

3  Thank glendacc
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I've joined tour with 7 days on the water during September 2017. Firstly I thank enormously much to Annah and her crew Noah, Nala and the rest of the team who managed and supported us wonderfuly to realize our dream; swimming with Humpbacks! No doubt...More

6  Thank sydney_park_ey
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I can't say enough about the experience I just had with Annah, Noah and our crew on my WhaleSwim 6-day tour. Having such intimate encounters with one of the most majestic creatures on the planet is just mind-blowing and well worth the 30+ hours it...More

8  Thank Marissa O
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Whaleswim Adventures look after you from the day you arrive in Vava ú. They aim to give you the best experience possible. We had Annah in the water and Noah driving the boat finding whales as our leaders. Along with Henna and Nella their care...More

9  Thank Christine F
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This was my 5th whaleswim trip and the first in tonga. All I can say is wow! We hot everything we wished for and more. The boat crew was outstanding -thank you Noah. Henney. And nella! Annah dId a fantastic job as our guide and...More

5  Thank wolf-whale
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing experience and one you need to do! You are well looked after at Whaleswim Adventures! The guide (Claire) and the Beluga boat crew (Daity and Beyer) were amazing! Anna did a great job to organize it all for us to relax...More

4  Thank TasmaniaScott
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I did not end up booking this tour due to logistical complications. However, I went back and forth with Annah a number of times before ultimately deciding not to book and her customer service was absolutely excellent! If that is any indication of how the...More

6  Thank Whitney S
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Katyracksl
28 January 2018|
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Response from InquisitiveNana | Property representative |
Yes we opened in Tahiti in 2016 and Trip Advisors has just allowed us to add Tahiti as a destination now. We have operated 8 tours in 2017 and 8 tours this year in Moorea, Tahiti. Our guests love it here. Only need 1/2 day... More
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Sara H
29 January 2017|
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Response from InquisitiveNana | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, As Harriet says above. It drops out from time to time but in an emergency, if you have wifi on your phone the mobile towers are in view on the next island.
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