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humpback whale mother and calf from swimming with gentle giants tonga
Duration: 2 - 12 Aug 2023, 10 nights (8 days in the water with the whales)
Location: Vava'u, Tonga
Price: $6,970
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The middle of the season sees lively calves and nurturing mothers lazing their days away in the crystal clear water around the islands of Vava’u. Curious calves explore their environment and seek out interactions with the new world they have entered. Snorkelling coral reefs and impressive caves adds to the unique natural phenomenon that is Vava’u. Each day brings a new experience.


2 – 12 Aug 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 at a lodge by the harbour
  • Lunch & snacks while onboard
  • Photography/research advice and guidance in the water
  • Daily snorkeling on reefs and in caves
  • Airport transfers in Vava’u.


Tour costs include 10 nights in a premium shared accommodation on beautiful Neiafu 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.

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