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Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes

Houma | Corner Of Salote Rd And One Way Rd., Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 882 0222
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Amazing natural feature

It was awesome and exciting to see the power of the waves. We went on a Sunday so quiet and not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rizy19
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
mother nature at its best

pretty cool, although as it was a calm-ish day, they weren't putting on a very good display for us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kirsty G
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Houma | Corner Of Salote Rd And One Way Rd., Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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+676 882 0222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was awesome and exciting to see the power of the waves. We went on a Sunday so quiet and not many people around.

Thank Rizy19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

pretty cool, although as it was a calm-ish day, they weren't putting on a very good display for us, lots of photo opportunities along the beach

Thank Kirsty G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not that far a drive from Nukualofa and well worth a visit especially nearing full tide. There is a good viewing area to park at but I suggest you walk maybe 100 meters to the right of that and there is a really good clean...More

Thank GandPHart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We biked here from Heilala Lodge - a gorgeous trip, especially later in the day when it's cooler and the sun is setting.

Thank Airini-22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So worth a visit - best advice is to try & get close to full tide as that's when it's most spectacular.

Thank NikkiMcConville
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We came twice and both times we were the only ones there! So cool! We came to see these day one but minimal winds and waves means smaller and fewer blowholes. Second time around the owners of Vakaloa Hotel said they would be better and...More

Thank k8mccurdy
Reviewed 5 October 2017

To enjoy these blowholes you need to visit near high tide. for almost as far as you can see up and down the coast the ocean is exploding up. cracks and crevasses in the rocks make blowholes and wonderful sounds. The force and beauty of...More

Thank nzp0ppy
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Get a rental car or driver and explore! We loved the blowholes and stayed for ages watching the waves crashing and exoding up through the blowholes

Thank danyell_8
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Looks like we caught it on an excellent day. I've seen a few blowholes before; Hawaii, NZ's Punakaiki, and a few others. But this was amazing. Four kms of exploding waves. Well worth a visit.

Thank NZNoldor
Reviewed 20 September 2017

My partner & I visited this blow holes while holidaying in Tonga recently. Just incredible to view the miles of the coastline of blow hole rock. Totally recommend this as a must see in Tonga. best to get some local advice as to best time...More

Thank Grant H
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