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Description: Your hosts Don and Laurie offer snorkel tours in the beautiful waters of...
Your hosts Don and Laurie offer snorkel tours in the beautiful waters of Vava'u Tonga. Or if your preference is an island tour and simply relaxing on a deserted beach, we would love to be your guide. Either includes a 3 course lunch, snorkel equipment and the chance to explore the outer islands and sea life abounding in this area of the South Pacific. Special group rates are available as well as discounts for children under 12.
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Brilliant Snorkelling in Vava'u

I have been out snorkelling with Don on Hakau many times. The boat is comfortable and Don is very dilligent about the safety of his swimmers. I have seen the splender of The Coral... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Australia
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I have been out snorkelling with Don on Hakau many times. The boat is comfortable and Don is very dilligent about the safety of his swimmers. I have seen the splender of The Coral Gardens, swum in caves and visited the disappearing sand islands. All of Don's trips have been interesting. Don supplies coffee and always a great lunch eaten... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great little boat for intimate exploration of coral reefs, unexplored caves and sandy beaches, who also provided us with a picnic lunch and champagne.

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Coffee and a cruise in the morning, snorkeling through coral reefs and caves, then lunch on a beautiful beach...doesn't get any better! Great boat, great lunch, great water and snorkeling guides and great history lessons as well. This was one of my favorite days and Don and Pat don't disappoint! Whatever you want your day to be just let them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I had the best time with Don and Pat... They are kind, entertaining and knowledgeable. The stops they take you to are simply breathtaking - some of the best snorkelling I've done. Also, the lunch spot was wonderfully secluded and the food was delicious and plentiful. If you go to Vava'u, you better go snorkelling with Don and Pat :)

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Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this review

Comments are always very much appreciated so is a good day out with some very nice people. Thank you very much for joining us on Hakau and if you ever plan to visit the kingdom again let us know and would be happy to make your trip the best. don skipper Hakau Adventures More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Thank you Don and Pat for our amazing experience! Snorkeling into the caves was fantastic and then snorkeling for 2 km over most beautiful coral gardens was simply unbelievable! We wish you and your families all the best!

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Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this review

It was really nice to have your family out and I am still trying to figure out exactly what Dimitri teaches. As for your son Ivan, the boy is a boater. In all honesty I have never see one so young have such a command of being at the helm. You were fun to take out thank you skipper Don More 

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Best part of Vava'u! Don's an awesome guide with tons of stories. This was the best tour I have ever been on. He was very relaxed and was not worried about rushing you around to get back. He took us to some awesome spots, including, Swallows Rock, Mariners Cave, and coral gardens. He also let us swim to an amazing... More 

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Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this review

wow and thanks for that, glad you felt like it was a laid back cool day on the boat with friends...we really strive to make our guests comfortable and happy and to have you say just that, I guess Pat and I achieved it. Please come back and see us again you are always welcome in Vava'u More 

Neiafu, Vava, Tonga
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Doesn't get any wetter (better) than this ! Get out there and see some of Vava'u's water world. You will be provided water to drink, lunches & assistance to a full day of snorkeling. Water clarity is normally 30 meters & the underwater world may just amaze you ! You will be well provided & cared for. Don't miss this... More 

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Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this review

thanks so much for coming out with us...glad you had a great day and hope your travels bring you and others back this way More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I recently visited with my family, and couldn't have asked for a better experience. The water in Vava'u is breathtaking, and visibility was probably over 50m for us even on a fairly windy day out. Swallow's Cave is obviously stunning, and the Coral Gardens are pristine, but the real jewell in the crown is one of Don's favourite spots, (no... More 

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Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this review

thanks for coming out for a snorkel trip, and we would love to have you back on board. Maybe a snorkel trip to the East side? It is equally as beautiful and yet quite different. Hope to see you again. Don More 

Buena Park, California
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We spend the day with Captain Don and Pat. They were a joy to be with. We saw many many hundreds of fish. Lots of beautiful coral and the bluest water you will ever see. Pat got into the water with us and show us were to go and what to look for. Laura made us lunch that we ate... More 

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Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am happy you enjoyed yourselves. It was my pleasure to take you out and show you the beauty of Vava'u. Don More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went to Vava'u mostly to swim with whales and didn't expect the slightly smaller marine life on the reefs to be such a highlight! Don and Pat have a great knowledge of the local area and we were taken to 4 snorkelling sites, ranging from awe inspiring (but slightly creepy!) sea caves to reefs that looked like a tropical... More 

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Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this review

Sophie and Matt I certainly hope you look at Canada as a place for your talents but best of all that's possible in your careers. It was a pleasure to take you out and I will find a way to let you know about posted drone footage. the video is out standing. Don More 

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