Whale Swim & Dive Tours

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  • Nitrox
  • Internet
  • PADI
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Camera Station
  • Airport Transfer
  • Child Friendly
  • Spa/Massage
  • Gym/Fitness
  • Bar

Located at Faua Wharf in Nuku’alofa, Whale Swim, Fish & Dive is Tongatapu’s professional dive and whale swim tour operator. As well as whale watching and swimming, diving and snorkelling tours to the outer islands and reefs, we also offer 1-day cave dive trips to Eua. The purpose-built fleet of boats "Malinoa, Tau and Tongatapu" have been specifically designed (and built to NZ marine survey standards) for whale watching and diving. Fitted with modern 4-stroke outboards and fully equipped with all safety gear on board. The boats are fast, safe and comfortable.

Accommodation

  • 1 Tanoa International Dateline Hotel

    price per day: 140 USD

    Located on the waterfront, with 122 rooms in total, Tanoa International Dateline Hotel can be used as your hub to get around Tonga. With extensive conference facilities, a range of dining options, and high-speed internet in every room, this is the place to be.

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Dining

All hotels and resorts restaurants offer a wide range of international and local cuisine.

Diving

Diving is possible all year round in Tonga and the average water temperature is 24 C (75F). The stunning coral reefs off the smaller outer islands of Tongatapu (some of the best in Tonga) are very healthy and feature a vast array of pristine untouched hard and soft corals. The reefs that fringe these deserted islands provides home to more than 1,500 species of fish and 700 species of corals and sea anemones.

  • 1-Day Tongatapu Outer Reef Dives 282$
  • 1-Day Eua Island Cave Dives 322$

Whale Swimming

Each year from June through to November, hundreds of humpback whales arrive in Tonga. The whales spend winter in the warm seas of Tonga, mating and bearing their young, before returning with their new born calves to their summer feeding grounds of Antarctica.

  • 1-Day Whale Watch & Snorkeling 250$

Dive Courses

Whale Swim & Dive Tours offer a range of PADI dive courses.

  • PADI Discover Scuba Diving
  • PADI Open Water Referral
  • PADI Open Water
  • PADI Advanced Open Water
  • PADI Adventure Dives
  • PADI NItrox Course
  • PADI EFR
  • PADI Rescue Diver
  • PADI Divemaster

Equipment Rental

Dive equipment is complimentary for all customers of Whale Swim & Dive Tours.

Facilities

  • Dive Shop
  • Air-conditioned Classroom
  • Warm Water Showers

Services

  • Hotel Pick-Up
  • Hotel Drop-Off
  • Snorkeling Tours
  • Land Tours

Activities

Whale Swim & Dive Tours offers year round dive, snorkeling, fishing and land tours.

Getting There

From Singapore: There a few options to fly out of Singapore thru Fiji, Australia or New  Zeland.
From Australia to Tonga: Daily flights to and from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne to Tonga.
From New Zealand to Tonga: Five flights per week to Tonga.
From UK/Europ: Daily flights from London to Auckland via Los Angeles, alternatively connecting flights via Hong Kong to Auckland conntecting to Tonga five times per week.
From USA to Tonga: Daily flights from Los Angeles to Auckland connecting to Tonga five times a week.

Customised Packages Available Upon Request

  • 5 Nights 6 Days4 Days Whale Swim & Snorkeling

    price: 1350 USD

    Package includes:
    5 Nights Accommodation at Tanoa International Dateline Hotel based on twin/double share. 
    4 Days Whale Swim and Snorkeling 
    Pick up/drop off from Nuku’alofa area to wharf
    Packed lunch, refreshments, fruit & bottled water
    Whale watching/swimming with trained & qualified local guide
    Snorkelling gear & wetsuits

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  • Humpback Whale Season

    Each year from June through to November, hundreds of humpback whales arrive in Tonga. The whales spend winter in the warm seas of Tonga, mating and bearing their young, before returning with their new born calves to their summer feeding grounds of Antarctica.