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Duration: 11 - 21 Oct 2023, 10 nights (8 days in the water with the whales)
Location: Vava'u, Tonga
Price: $6,970
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October humpback whales are mating and courting, calves are getting bigger and it’s a time to witness one of nature’s great events. Humpback males escort the mother and calves waiting for the opportunity to mate before heading back to the Antarctic waters to feed. The weather is getting warmer. Your day is filled with excitement and admiration only stopping to explore the coral gardens, caves and abundant marine life that inhabit Tonga.


11 – 21 Oct 2023


Includes; boat, crew and guide for 8 days on the water


$1000 (This is non-refundable)

Total tour cost = $6,970 per person


Maximum of 6 people to maximize your time in the water with the whales.

Tour Leaders

In 2023 our team of professional award winning photographers and Marine Biologists will be the tours leaders/hosts on your tours: Scott Portelli, Alice Forrest, Angel Grimaldi, Grant Thomas, Rosie Leaney, John Natoli, Pete McGee, Andre Joanisse and Alex Kydd. Check out our team profiles for more information.


Tour includes

  • Boat, experienced crew and guide for 8 days on the water
  • 10 nights accommodation
  • Lunch & snacks while onboard
  • Photography/research advice and guidance in the water
  • Daily snorkeling on reefs and in caves
  • Airport transfers in Vava’u.

Accommodation (Package)

Package costs are for 10 nights in a premium shared accommodation on the harbour.

How to get there

You can find travel and flight suggestions here.


Important information

If you are unsure about anything please refer to our FAQs or contact us for more details.

Please review our Terms & Conditions and Cancellation policy

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