Welcome to Tonga


Once you've shifted down into 'Tonga time', you'll find these islands awash with gorgeous beaches, low-key resorts, myriad snorkelling, diving, yachting and kayaking opportunities, hiking trails, rugged coastlines and affable locals (especially the kids!). Gear up for some active pursuits, then wind down with a cool sunset drink to the sound of waves folding over the reef. In Tonga, there really is nothing that can't wait until tomorrow.


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$137.77 Cultural & Theme Tours

Geothermal Highlights Tour to WaioTapu and the Maori Geothermal village -Rotorua

Geothermal Highlights Tour If you have been to Rotorua before, or have seen geysers in Yellowstone or Iceland and want something slightly different, then this is a tour worth considering. Your tour starts from the end of the wharf, just outside the port's pedestrian gate. Pick up from the port area Transport in a small air-conditioned mini bus with a full commentary from your professional guide Stop to admire spectacular beaches and volcanoes Hear about New Zealand’s unique ecology created by 80 million years of isolation Pass through kiwi fruit orchards and hear about their economic importance to the region Learn about Maori culture, how they got to New Zealand and who their ancestors were (Polynesians populated many of the Pacific Islands, including Hawaii, Samoa, Tonga and Tahiti and even got as far east as South America) Visit the ‘Geothermal Wonderland’ of Wai-o-Tapu and time permitting, see Lady Knox geyser erupt (at 10:15 every day) Lunch at Wai-o-Tapu (not included) Drive to Rotorua and the Geothermal Village of Whakarewarewa. Have a fully guided tour of the village and see how the local Maori still use the boiling water for cooking, heating and bathing. Time permitting you have the option to enjoy a 30-minute cultural show. After Whakarewarewa, you will have a short guided tour of Rotorua, the lake front, Government Gardens and the old bath house, built after the 1886 eruption of Mt Tarawera. Drive back to your ship. Relaxing and sitting back as you go through rolling country side, native forest, pine plantations and landscape sculpted by numerous volcanic eruptions. Price includes drive/guide, entry to Wai-o-Tapu and Whakarewarewa, full commentary, pick and drop off at the port, entry to Te Puia, a bottle of mineral water and Wi-Fi on request

$70 Tours & Sightseeing

3-Hour Tongatapu East Coast and Anahulu Cave Tour

Enjoy a complimentary pick and drop off from your accommodation on the island of Tongatapu. You will firstly head out to the East Coast of Tonga which is the largest part of Tongatapu. The first stop is at Captain Cook Landing. Captain Cook named Tonga the friendly Islands because of the warm hospitality that he received on that day. Next stop is the Langi, the burial tomb of ancient Tongan Kings. The ancient royal tombs (Langi) at Lapaha on Tongatapu are one of the great ceremonial sites of the Pacific. Along with sacred monuments like Roi Mata’s Domain in Vanuatu or the tombs of Nan Madol in the Federated States of Micronesia, the Lapaha tombs symbolise the association between political and spiritual power that was held by royalty and high-chiefs in the Pacific. As a cultural landscape the massive coral structures are a link to the Tongan dynasties that created a huge maritime empire in the pacific in the 15th century.Next stop is the Ha'amonga 'o Maui one the most prominent sites on Tongatapu is the Ha’amonga ‘a Maui (Maui’s Burden). The Ha’amonga ‘a Maui is located on the eastern tip of Tongatapu Island near the villages of Niutoua and Afa. This is the area where the eleventh Tongan King (Tu’i Tonga Tu’itatui) had his seat of power. It is believed that Tu’i Tu’itatui built the structure in 1200 A.D. Legend relates to the physical strength of Tu’itatui who was reputed to have sat against a large stone slab, the ‘Maka Faakinanga’, which still stands near the Ha’amonga, and by striking out with a staff he kept his people at a safe distance for fear of assassination. Tu’i Tu’itatui translated is King Strike Knee. The Ha’amonga ‘a Maui has been scientifically interpreted as an early style sundial clock that recorded different seasonal changes. The Ha’amonga ‘a Maui fully acknowledges the sea position of Tongatapu and the exact observation of the morning sunrise on the shortest, midway and longest day. The last stop is the most famous cave in the South Pacific, Anahulu Cave. You will be able to enjoy a refreshing swim. Anahulu Cave known as the underground swimming pool is situated at the village of Haveluliku. This cavern of stalactites and stalagmites is located near the beach of the same name. It processes some of the most remarkable limestone and deep freshwater pools.

$70 Shore Excursions

Shore Excursion: 3-Hour Tongatapu East Coast and Anahulu Cave Tour

Enjoy a complimentary pick and drop off from your accommodation on the island of Tongatapu. You will firstly head out to the East Coast of Tonga which is the largest part of Tongatapu. The first stop is at Captain Cook Landing. Captain Cook named Tonga the friendly Islands because of the warm hospitality that he received on that day. Next stop is the Langi, the burial tomb of ancient Tongan Kings. The ancient royal tombs (Langi) at Lapaha on Tongatapu are one of the great ceremonial sites of the Pacific. Along with sacred monuments like Roi Mata’s Domain in Vanuatu or the tombs of Nan Madol in the Federated States of Micronesia, the Lapaha tombs symbolise the association between political and spiritual power that was held by royalty and high-chiefs in the Pacific. As a cultural landscape the massive coral structures are a link to the Tongan dynasties that created a huge maritime empire in the pacific in the 15th century.Next stop is the Ha'amonga 'o Maui one the most prominent sites on Tongatapu is the Ha’amonga ‘a Maui (Maui’s Burden). The Ha’amonga ‘a Maui is located on the eastern tip of Tongatapu Island near the villages of Niutoua and Afa. This is the area where the eleventh Tongan King (Tu’i Tonga Tu’itatui) had his seat of power. It is believed that Tu’i Tu’itatui built the structure in 1200 A.D. Legend relates to the physical strength of Tu’itatui who was reputed to have sat against a large stone slab, the ‘Maka Faakinanga’, which still stands near the Ha’amonga, and by striking out with a staff he kept his people at a safe distance for fear of assassination. Tu’i Tu’itatui translated is King Strike Knee. The Ha’amonga ‘a Maui has been scientifically interpreted as an early style sundial clock that recorded different seasonal changes. The Ha’amonga ‘a Maui fully acknowledges the sea position of Tongatapu and the exact observation of the morning sunrise on the shortest, midway and longest day. The last stop is the most famous cave in the South Pacific, Anahulu Cave. You will be able to enjoy a refreshing swim. Anahulu Cave known as the underground swimming pool is situated at the village of Haveluliku. This cavern of stalactites and stalagmites is located near the beach of the same name. It processes some of the most remarkable limestone and deep freshwater pools.

$130 Cultural & Theme Tours

Teta Tours Island Tour

Basically because we pioneered Tourism here in Tonga we will make sure you have a great time here in Tonga . Depending where you live we will start from that side of the Island . basically we have the City  Tour , West Coast Scenic Tour and Anahulu Cave plus the Historical Sites of Tongatapu. Places like Captain Cook Landing in the East Coast are important as he named us the Friendly Islands  and every Tongan wants to be   known as a welcoming people and being very humble as well . There places where other Operators wont stop like at a local village hall where the women of the Village will there making Tapa Cloth or Weaving Mats thus making it an authentic tour. We Teta Tours have realised its time we want back to our roots and cultural nothing beats that . If our guests had wanted a 5 star hotel they would go to Fiji or Vanuatu but here in Tonga we have a millions stars in the sky  and nothing beats fresh tucker fresh bananas , coconut and any kind of tropical fruit you can pick from the tree. So allow us Teta Tours to take you on an authentic Tour of our beautiful Island .

$130 Shore Excursions

Half-Day Teta Island Tour

Basically because we pioneered Tourism here in Tonga we will make sure you have a great time here in Tonga . Depending where you live we will start from that side of the Island . basically we have the City  Tour , West Coast Scenic Tour and Anahulu Cave plus the Historical Sites of Tongatapu. Places like Captain Cook Landing in the East Coast are important as he named us the Friendly Islands  and every Tongan wants to be   known as a welcoming people and being very humble as well . There places where other Operators wont stop like at a local village hall where the women of the Village will there making Tapa Cloth or Weaving Mats thus making it an authentic tour. We Teta Tours have realised its time we want back to our roots and cultural nothing beats that . If our guests had wanted a 5 star hotel they would go to Fiji or Vanuatu but here in Tonga we have a millions stars in the sky  and nothing beats fresh tucker fresh bananas , coconut and any kind of tropical fruit you can pick from the tree. So allow us Teta Tours to take you on an authentic Tour of our beautiful Island .

$90 Cultural & Theme Tours

Haapai Island Tour

For this tour you will be picked up from your accommodation or the Port .Likuka island is full of historical sites and interesting places to visit. Here are the historical sites which included in our Island Tour Port-au-Prince Massacre Monument  , Shirley Baker Monument & European Cemetery , Mystery Cross sent from heaven , King's Palace , Velata Mound Fortress (built in the 15th century AD) , birth place of King George Tupou 1 (The founder of Modern Tonga) then finish off to Huluipaongo Point  with its sweep of white beach and views south to Uoleva island for a relaxing time at this beach. Our trained  local guide will  make sure your tour is very informative and funny as well

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