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Air

Three international airlines fly into Tonga, with direct flights from New Zealand, Australia and Fiji.

Sea

Trans-Pacific yachts ride the trade winds from Samoa, the Cook Islands and French Polynesia. Others come north from New Zealand. All vessels calling on Tonga must give customs 24-hour advance notice of arrival. To summon the harbour master and for emergencies in Tonga use VHF Channel 16.

Official entry ports include Nuku’alofa (Tongatapu), Neiafu (Vava’u), Pangai (Ha’apai), Falehau (Niuatoputapu) and Futu (Niuafo’ou). Contact Ports Authority Tonga and see www.noonsite.com for more info.