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Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes

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Beautiful experience.

Place you need to see while you are in Tonga. The best is to hire a car and drive your car to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gold Coast, Australia
Blowholes of Tonga

A nice stop over on the island tour. Plenty of Tongan trinket sales on site. This is a good photo... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Houma | Corner Of Salote Rd And One Way Rd., Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Place you need to see while you are in Tonga. The best is to hire a car and drive your car to the shore side.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice stop over on the island tour. Plenty of Tongan trinket sales on site. This is a good photo location if you have good timing or photo burst on your camera to catch the perfect water spout background.

Thank BobbyK940
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've seen single blowholes before, but these stretched on for miles! Blue sky, tide was in, and waves were really crashing. We actually drove down the coast road to another small beach to watch some more.

Thank lmiller808
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best viewed on an incoming tide, and even better when there is a strong Southerly swell rolling in. These blowholes are a must-see while you are in Tonga. I think there has been enough information provided in the other reviews, but I will add 2...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such an awesome display of raw nature is on show here.Its better when the wind is up causing more spectacular crashing of the waves and the seawater being forced up through holes all along this coastline.So good we went back twice.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed September 12, 2018

On the south west coast, relatively easy to find and plenty of parking. There is a large viewing platform, giving a view of a large part of the five kilometres of coastline where these blowholes display. Some of the plumes rise 15 metres into the...More

Thank Kotanui
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Go there sit down breathe in deeply and watch nature in its most spectacular awesomness. This place is seriously the best.

Thank Denis525
Reviewed September 4, 2018

What a beautiful part of the coast. The aqua sea surges onto the rock shelf forcing water up through holes. What an amazing sight.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Amazing not just a couple of blowholes, but a whole coastline of them. Almost spiritual just taking a deep breath, loved it!

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A truly spectacular spot, the white spray against the deep blue of the sea, the sound of the waves hitting the rocks and the hiss of the water pressured up through the gaps makes this a must see on the island.

Thank Ian C
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