Journey to Tonga islands — swimming with humpback whales
The islands of Tonga – and there are more than 170 of them altogether – are located in Polynesia, they are famous for their snow-white beaches and coral reefs. The main one is the island of Tongatapu. Admire the natural beauty and dive into the waters of the Pacific Ocean, as well as swim with humpback whales during nine-day tour from August 19-27, 2019 – a time when whales show up.
The islands of Tonga - and there are more than 170 of them altogether - are located in Polynesia, they are famous for their snow-white beaches and coral reefs. The main one is the island of Tongatapu. Admire the natural beauty and dive into the waters of the Pacific Ocean, as well as swim with humpback whales during nine-day tour from August 12-20, 2019 - a time when whales show up.
On the first day of the program, guests will be accommodated at the hotel and have an evening briefing. From the second to the seventh day, you can enjoy the best that islands offer to visitors from all over the world. If you have always dreamed of swimming with humpback whales, the islands of Tonga are the best place in the world for such an adventure. This is where the migration routes of these unique giant animals pass. These fifteen-meter animals behave calmly and even beginners and children can swim with them nearby. Often, whales behave freely and try to play with divers, swimming very closely. This is a unique experience that will be remembered for a lifetime, especially if the whale swimming alongside sings its famous song. Swimming with whales is possible only in groups of 4 people, the program is strictly organized and takes place under the supervision of a guide.
The eighth day is devoted to rest, on this day diving is planned in the stunning caves of the island as well as walks among the unique nature. The ninth day will be the end of the tour, after which additional options are available, which can be chosen by guests for an additional fee.
The price includes:
- boat rental,
- swimming with whales,
- guide services,
- island tour,
- breakfast at the hotel and lunch during the tour,
- accommodation (double occupancy),
Additional program - a trip to the active volcanoes of Vanuatu. The trip includes a journey in search of dugongs and snorkeling in the bays of Vanuatu. In the evening, you will be able to observe a unique natural phenomenon - emissions of lava from an active volcano.
For all diving enthusiasts, an additional option will be a trip to Fiji, during which you can get a unique experience and dive with sharks of seven species.