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Address: PO Bag 49, Neiafu, Tonga
Phone Number: +676 12730
Fee: Yes

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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Awesome trip - I want to go again!

These guys are professional, knowledgable and enthusiastic. It is a trip I will never forget!! Their love and respect for these amazing creatures is great to be part of. I would... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Sue T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

These guys are professional, knowledgable and enthusiastic. It is a trip I will never forget!! Their love and respect for these amazing creatures is great to be part of. I would highly recommend a tour with them.

Thank Sue T
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Since first communication through emails, Lynda was very friendly and helpful. Craig met us in Vava'u airport and gave us warm welcome dinner. It was shocking when first encountered the modest giants and you'll remember through the whole life. Claire and other skippers were kind enough to ensure we had perfect time with whales Not only seeing whales, we also... More 

Thank Qianjie W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not going to write about the incredible encounters i had with whales (they were magical). I feel like i need to just say that this trip was life changing. Nature happened to agree with us and we got an experience to remember. The thing i really want to say is, give nature a chance and let Whaleswim be your... More 

1 Thank Story42
Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 

2 Thank Danielle R
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank bethoSydney
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank Harriet71
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank Cherrie P
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Jenni C
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

3 Thank Alexius J
Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

4 Thank StuJenelle

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