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WhaleSwim Adventures

Neiafu, Tonga
+676 12730
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Love the whales, Claire & Noah

OMG, OMG, OMG! AMAZING experience! I selected a tour that allowed for five days out on the water... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
glendacc
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Lafayette, Indiana
Amazing encounter with Humpback whales

I've joined tour with 7 days on the water during September 2017. Firstly I thank enormously much... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OMG, OMG, OMG! AMAZING experience! I selected a tour that allowed for five days out on the water. It's the open ocean so there are no guarantees, plus I'd read July wasn't a good time to be there, so I was concerned that should've selected...More

2  Thank glendacc
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

I've joined tour with 7 days on the water during September 2017. Firstly I thank enormously much to Annah and her crew Noah, Nala and the rest of the team who managed and supported us wonderfuly to realize our dream; swimming with Humpbacks! No doubt...More

5  Thank sydney_park_ey
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

I can't say enough about the experience I just had with Annah, Noah and our crew on my WhaleSwim 6-day tour. Having such intimate encounters with one of the most majestic creatures on the planet is just mind-blowing and well worth the 30+ hours it...More

7  Thank Marissa O
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Whaleswim Adventures look after you from the day you arrive in Vava ú. They aim to give you the best experience possible. We had Annah in the water and Noah driving the boat finding whales as our leaders. Along with Henna and Nella their care...More

8  Thank Christine F
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This was my 5th whaleswim trip and the first in tonga. All I can say is wow! We hot everything we wished for and more. The boat crew was outstanding -thank you Noah. Henney. And nella! Annah dId a fantastic job as our guide and...More

4  Thank wolf-whale
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing experience and one you need to do! You are well looked after at Whaleswim Adventures! The guide (Claire) and the Beluga boat crew (Daity and Beyer) were amazing! Anna did a great job to organize it all for us to relax...More

4  Thank TasmaniaScott
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

I did not end up booking this tour due to logistical complications. However, I went back and forth with Annah a number of times before ultimately deciding not to book and her customer service was absolutely excellent! If that is any indication of how the...More

6  Thank Whitney S
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Comfortable boat, excellent guides, friendly cooperating humpbacks and even good weather Crews and guides were very respectful with the whales and very helpful with us Even the lunch boxes were edible (or maybe we were famished by swiming)

4  Thank linrojo
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

A must experience! The staff were professional, friendly, knowledgeable, and most of all respectful of the whales. I definitely want to go again. I booked the Whales in Paradise Tour and the accommodations exceeded my expectations; especially the Mandala Resort which is eco-friendly and owned/managed...More

9  Thank dawnp0305
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

I went whale watching in the US when I was 12 years old and was lucky enough to see a humpback whale and look right into her eye as she passed along the boat. From that moment on my dream was to swim with these...More

13  Thank HelenElizabeth87
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Katyracksl
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Response from TasmaniaScott | Reviewed this property |
I can only comment on Tonga which is amazing!
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Sara H
29 January 2017|
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Response from InquisitiveNana | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, As Harriet says above. It drops out from time to time but in an emergency, if you have wifi on your phone the mobile towers are in view on the next island.
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