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WhaleSwim Adventures

PO Bag 49, Neiafu, Tonga
+676 12730
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A VERY GOOD EXPERIENCE

Comfortable boat, excellent guides, friendly cooperating humpbacks and even good weather Crews and... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
linrojo
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Tucson, Arizona
Swimming with Humpback Whales in Tonga

A must experience! The staff were professional, friendly, knowledgeable, and most of all respectful... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
dawnp0305
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Greenville, North Carolina
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WhaleSwim Adventures has been operating since 1999 guiding groups to swim with the humpback whales in Vava'u, Tonga!We pride ourselves in providing top class accommodation and food, attention to details that makes our guests experience unforgettable and we provide the best experience possible each day in the water with the magnificent humpback whales of Vava'u! We have our own videographer aboard to record your holiday with us, can book a massage, a scuba dive and we assist with advising on other activities and even book your domestic flights for you.Our tour packages are all inclusive - we take care of all the details from the time you arrive in Tonga until your depart - you don't have to think - JUST RELAX! Our tours and service cannot be compared to anything else available in Vava'u!
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PO Bag 49, Neiafu, Tonga
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Comfortable boat, excellent guides, friendly cooperating humpbacks and even good weather Crews and guides were very respectful with the whales and very helpful with us Even the lunch boxes were edible (or maybe we were famished by swiming)

1  Thank linrojo
Reviewed 23 October 2016

A must experience! The staff were professional, friendly, knowledgeable, and most of all respectful of the whales. I definitely want to go again. I booked the Whales in Paradise Tour and the accommodations exceeded my expectations; especially the Mandala Resort which is eco-friendly and owned/managed...More

5  Thank dawnp0305
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I went whale watching in the US when I was 12 years old and was lucky enough to see a humpback whale and look right into her eye as she passed along the boat. From that moment on my dream was to swim with these...More

9  Thank HelenElizabeth87
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

These guys are professional, knowledgable and enthusiastic. It is a trip I will never forget!! Their love and respect for these amazing creatures is great to be part of. I would highly recommend a tour with them.

4  Thank Sue T
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Since first communication through emails, Lynda was very friendly and helpful. Craig met us in Vava'u airport and gave us warm welcome dinner. It was shocking when first encountered the modest giants and you'll remember through the whole life. Claire and other skippers were kind...More

5  Thank Qianjie W
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I'm not going to write about the incredible encounters i had with whales (they were magical). I feel like i need to just say that this trip was life changing. Nature happened to agree with us and we got an experience to remember. The thing...More

3  Thank Story42
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Swimming with whales in a tropical paradise, complete with crystal clear water, island resorts, and friendly locals, is impossible to top. Our group was particularly lucky, with many close encounters with curious juveniles and calm sunny weather on most days which facilitated easy snorkeling. We...More

6  Thank Danielle R
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...More

6  Thank bethoSydney
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...More

Thank Harriet71
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...More

4  Thank Cherrie P
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Sara H
Does the Mala Island Resort have wifi? Thanks
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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