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Trip of a Lifetime-Guides Claire & Henney & Captain Noah deliver numerous whale encounters!

Everyone on our boat had remarkable whale encounters all 7 days on the water with Whale Swim... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Kris H
The Ashlee G and Crew were great!

We spent 4 days on the Ashlee G. Villi the skipper and William the whale guide were great. They... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was a truly magical way to spend a week and Whaleswim makes it happen.
As soon as you book you understand that Whaleswim know what they are doing, the trip information is incredibly thorough and this level of details connotes throughout your trip.
Our group used the boat Blue Sky which was the best boat out there and in some swell you are very glad of this. Our guides Annah, Nisi and Pauli were outstanding, their knowledge of whale behaviour added to the experience but more importantly their passion for ensuring you have the most wonderful interactions with the whales is what makes your trip so memorable.
If you want to experience this magic then book with Whaleswim you will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: August 2016
6  Thank bethoSydney
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The boat and crew on Ashlee G made our trip. We had the most amazing encounters with the whales and Andrew, Pukky and the rest of the crew were so determined not to let us down. They are the absolute best and made my lifelong dream come true! Cannot recommend them highly enough!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Harriet71
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

My partner and I booked a Whaleswim Adventure Tour in Tonga with Rae and her staff, in particular Lynda who organised all our accommodation and transfers. Thank you Lynda!! Great job. Everything was taken care of, which made our tour so easy. We arrived in Tonga early hours of the morning and was greeted by Anna our Taxi Driver who drove us to our accommodation for an hour or two sleep. Arriving at Vava'u we were greeted by Rae. Lovely women who gave us a lot of information on our way to our breakfast destination and met some of our group. About Lunchtime our group of 8 met for lunch with Rae and Annah (Annah our tour leader) This was an informal lunch with information as to how the Tour was to operate. Which was very nice and informative, very professional.

We found our Tour Leaders professional and to have the utmost respect for the whales, and our safety. Annah (just lovely, with lots of stories to share about whales) Noa, (the whale whisperer, with an infectious laugh) and Nisi (his youthful enthusiasm, as excited as we were when about to hit the water). Every day we swam with the whales and most beautiful, playful calves. Every day we experienced something different. On the last day we experienced the most beautiful whale song, just unforgettable. Thank you to all. We will be back. Thank you for the most wonderful experience of our lives. We want to do this again!! It was memorable!! Unforgettable!!


Date of experience: September 2015
4  Thank Cherrie P
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Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Trip of a life time I could do again and again. Whale swim I couldn't of asked for more. You made my dream come true. Thank you.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank 804jennic
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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

It was an absolute pleasure to participate in this tour. The operators were very experienced with the safety of the guests and the comfort of the whales being top priority. I am really grateful that this experience is still possible in the world.

Accommodation was comfortable and welcoming. Glad for the relaxed island life atmosphere.

Will be returning.

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank Alexius J
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