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What to do in Tonga
The Kingdom of Tonga is a stunning archipelago in the South Pacific, where reality meets your expectations of a perfect island getaway. Surround yourself in gorgeous beaches, secluded resorts, and endless days of fun in the water. You can even go hike the trails of a tropical rainforest.
Travel to Tonga’s biggest island and fly to Tongatapu. See the waves crash against the reef, and be blown away by the blowholes of Mapu ‘a Vaea. Explore the fascinating stone pillars of Ha’amonga ‘a Maui, which is Tonga’s own version of Stonehenge.
Visit the capital of Tonga and take a trip to Nuku-alofa. Relive the past and stop by the Tongan kings’ tombs at Langi and Nukuleka, which is where they believe the first people of Tonga lived.
Cross the natural land bridge of Hufangalupe. Experience the best water adventures like diving, snorkelling, and swimming with the whales. Go hop on a ferry to the island resorts of ‘Atata, Fafa, and Pangaimotu Islands. Then enjoy your dinner with an amazing cultural show at Oholei Beach Resort.
Fly to Vava’u and get closer to Mother Nature at Mt Talau National Park. Climb up Mt. Talau to see excellent views over the harbour. You’ll love the beautiful beaches and gardens at ‘Ene’io Botanical Garden, where you can also leave a memory behind by planting your own tree.
When in Vava’u, you have to go diving or snorkelling. Feel the ocean breeze in your hair as you go sailing or kite surfing. Run into turtles with a bit of kayaking. Go see the giant humpback whales, and feel the magic when your hear them sing.
Then explore the rest of Tonga too at Ha’apai, Niuas, and ‘Eua.
When to visit Tonga
The best time to visit Tonga is from April to October. June to October is the peak season for tourists, because you’ll experience great weather and warm seas. April to August is when the weather is cool, dry, and less humid. The best time for water sports in Tonga is from November to March.
You can fly to Tonga and travel around the country, because Australians can get a visitor’s visa on arrival for 30 days once you show your return ticket. Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months when you leave Tonga and fly back to Australia. Visit Smartraveller for more travel info.
Travelling to and around Tonga
You will be welcomed in Tonga through the Fuaʻamotu International Airport. You can travel around Tonga by plane, boat, bus, taxi, booked tours, or rented motorbikes, scooters, and bicycles.
Get ready to say “Malo e lelei” (hello) to a perfect getaway in Tonga! Pack your suitcase now and go book your Tonga flights with Skiddoo today.