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Address: PO Bag 49, Neiafu, Tonga
Phone Number: +676 12730
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WhaleSwim Adventures has been operating since 1999 guiding groups to swim...

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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Trip of a lifetime

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Danielle R
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Simi Valley, California
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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 even swam with a whale shark one day. The fantastic caves we explored were also... More 

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Sydney
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 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 group used the boat Blue Sky which was the best boat out there and in... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 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 dream come true! Cannot recommend them highly enough!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 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 Tonga early hours of the morning and was greeted by Anna our Taxi Driver who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Trip of a life time I could do again and again. Whale swim I couldn't of asked for more. You made my dream come true. Thank you.

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1 Thank Jenni C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

It was an absolute pleasure to participate in this tour. The operators were very experienced with the safety of the guests and the comfort of the whales being top priority. I am really grateful that this experience is still possible in the world. Accommodation was comfortable and welcoming. Glad for the relaxed island life atmosphere. Will be returning.

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3 Thank Alexius J
Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Whale swim Adventures really looked after us. The whole experience was just incredible. Thanks to all the crew, we didn't want to leave. It's a small group only 8 people , 4 in the water at any one time. We saw mothers & calf, & up to 4whales in a group at one time. You could hear the whale song,... More 

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4 Thank StuJenelle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Trip of a lifetime! Can't recommend enough swimming with the beautiful humpbacks. We did a custom short stay 4 night 3 day package and it was simply incredible! We left our booking quite late but Rae was still able to come through for us in organising fantastic whale swim operators and accommodation. All the guides were respectful, gentle and very... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We selected this company because of their environmentally responsible philosophy and their respect for the whales. The company has been around a long time. We selected a week long tour. Well-planned, with no issues. Accommodations were great, food was very good. Good guides, good boat. This was a fantastic adventure! Amazing whale encounters! Recommend that you be a strong swimmer... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Could anything be more special. This was fabulous, great people, great fun and what a sight, what a sound. The boat crew that we had on the Ashlee G were so awesome (Lungy, Tilly, Carol, Andrew, Angie and Heidi). It was more than worth the cost of the holiday, I would pay and do it all again. FIVE fantastic days... More 

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