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23 Apr 2016
21 Sep 2015
“Absolutely amazing!”
Ha'apai Whale and Sail offer whale watching in season (July to October) and island transfers to Uoleva. All our boats are comfortable, have good shade, exceed Tongan maritime safety requirements and our staff have extensive seatime and experience.We...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Talitali'anga Eco Resort, Uoleva Island 1234, Tonga
+676 8685800
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

We ended up booking 3 days of whale swimming and swam with whales each day. Craig and his team are fantastic, experienced and really know their stuff. Each swim we had was different - we encountered young calves, mums and their "escorts". Really recommend this...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 2014_H_J
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This has got to be one of the best experiences you can have in Tonga. We had the most wonderful day trip with great people. Swam with the whales five times which was absolutely incredible. Then got a beautiful sail in the sun as well...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Montijack167
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were fortunate enough to spend a day swimming with the whales while in Tonga. Our guide was cautious to respect the whales and helped us to spend ample time in the water with many different whales. Completely worth the day and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank BLynn5445
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Wonderful experience! Mother nature did help out but having gone with other operators at other locales, Craig and team are the real deal. I felt that the team on the boat were most certainly very concerned with our safety, well being and satisfaction. I was...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Wattetiparoch
Reviewed 3 August 2015

My boyfriend and I only went out with Whale and Sail for one day but we couldnt have asked for a better day!! After a short walk down the beach to their boat we climbed aboard and found our first whale (mumma and a baby)...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Ella G
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Arriving in Tonga and realising I could swim with these majestic creatures was an amazing feeling, yet the best was yet to come. By chance I met these guys in Mariner's cafe, booking to sail with them the following day. They offer a fantastic experience...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank nant-gardd
Reviewed 7 October 2014

I spent several days on the water with Ha’apai Whale and Sail during the 2014 Whale season. I was very happy with the overall experience and we had lovely encounters. The team is hard working and dedicated, but most importantly very respectful of the whales....More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank vmignon
Reviewed 27 August 2014

We spent 3days whale watching with Whale and Sail from the Island of Uoleva in Tonga mid August 2014. We saw loads of whales, snorkelled with lots and had a brilliant time. Craig and Kristen were fantastic and operate a fabulous service. They are responsible,...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Cfieldy
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Professional. Considerate. Amazing. I can't list enough superlatives for our experience with Ha'apai Whale and Sail. We had dreamed for years of actually swimming with whales but we also knew that once in a lifetime experience of hanging in the water for half an hour...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Pat_Gans
Reviewed 25 August 2014

My sister and I recently went out with Craig for one day. We wanted to go swimming the morning that we flew in, we asked another operator if this was possible and they said no, Craig was flexible and was happy to wait for us...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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