Welcome to WhaleSwim Adventures!

Our eco-tours are unique!

Our passionate whale-whisperering crew, our commitment to having minimal impact on the humpback whales, conservation of other marine life and their environment and most of all, our total commitment to making your holiday with us the best moment-by-moment experience you have ever had, has put our eco-tours #1 choice for discerning wildlife adventurers around the world!
A glimpse at how to watch humpback whales underwater: Doug Allan’s amazing whale encounters in Tonga while filming for the incredible BBC ‘Blue Planet’ series.   Click Here to view video clips from our eco-tours, ‘Getaway’ TV Series and of Canon Master, Darren Jew.

Our Packaged Tours  – just a few spaces left  for 2015 and 2016 dates!  see below. . . 
Please note: We have removed all FULLY BOOKED tours for 2015

Every year between July – October each year since 1999, we have successfully operated ‘swim with humpback whales’ eco–packaged tours in the beautiful untouched islands of Vava’u Tonga, where the largest population of the humpback whales reside during this time. All of our tours focus on small group whale encounters for intimate, yet exhilarating experiences that will stay with you for many years to come! Like many who have joined us, you will be back for more!

(Our specially designed all inclusive eco-tours are NOT comparable with day-trips from island resorts or from jetty’s in Neiafu, Ha’apai & ‘Eua.)

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Encounters with Gentle Giants!     7 nights/6 days

2015:  Departure dates: 2015 (all FULLY BOOKED tour dates have been removed)

Dble/Twin room: AUD$3,160  Single: AUD$3,760

  • AWA 1045C     Tour # 3     25 August – 1 Sept 2015   (1 space)
  • AWA 1045D    Tour # 4     3 – 10 Sept 2015                 (2 spaces)
  • AWA 1045G      Tour # 7    1 – 8 Oct 2015                     (6 spaces)

Departure dates: 2016

Dble/Twin room: AUD$3,525 per person   Single: AUD$3,975  Triple Room: AUD$3,500 per person

  • AWA 1046A     Tour # 1        4 -11 August 2016                 (8 spaces )
  • AWA 1046B      Tour # 2     11 – 18 August 2016                (FULLY BOOKED)
  • AWA 1046C      Tour # 3     18  - 25 August 2016              (8 spaces)
  • AWA 1046D     Tour # 4      30 Aug  - 6 Sept 2016            (8 spaces)
  • AWA 1046E      Tour # 5      8 – 15  September 2016         (8 spaces)
  • AWA 1045F      Tour # 6      15 – 22  September 2016       (8 spaces)

Tour Includes: 7 nights at The Vava’u Villa, most meals, 5 days on the water with the humpback whales & lunch, with our passionate & experienced ‘whale-whispering’ crew, guidance in the water with the whales, daily snorkelling reefs and caves (if time permits!), 1 day at leisure (Sunday) and airport transfers (between airports on Tongatapu and to/from resorts are included. (Double/Twin, triple & single rooms) Click here to visit tour page for more information about this tour and bookings 

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Paradise Islands Experience

Departure dates: 2016

Dble/Twin room: AUD$5,160 per person   Single: AUD$6,080   Triple: AUD$5,050 per person

  • Tour # 5    1066A    11 – 20 August 2016     (4 spaces)
  • Tour # 12  1066B    4 – 13  October  2016    (8 spaces)

This tour includes:  5 nights at the Tongan Beach Resort & 4 nights at the amazing Mandala Island Eco Resort – 7 days on the water with the humpbacks with our passionate & experienced ‘whale-whispering’ crew, guidance in the water with the whales, daily snorkelling reefs and caves (if time permits!), 1 day at leisure (Sunday) and airport transfers (between airport on Tongatapu and to/from resorts are included. (Double/twin, triple & single rooms available) Click here to visit tour page for more information about this tour and bookings. 

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‘Whales in Paradise’

Departure dates: 2016

Dble/Twin room: AUD$5,375 per person   Sole Studio: AUD$6,500      Solo Traveller/Share 2 bdm villa: AUD$5,565
Triple Share 2bd villa’s: AUD$5,185 per person

  • Tour # 7    1016A     23 August – 1 Sept 2016   (8 spaces)
  • Tour # 10  1016B     13 – 22 September 2016   (7 spaces)

This tour includes: Welcome Lunch, 3 nights at the beautiful Mandala Island Eco Resort & 6 nights at Reef Resort with en-suite bathrooms.  All meals  and 7 days on the water with the humpbacks with our passionate & experienced ‘whale-whispering’ crew, guidance in the water with the whales, daily snorkelling reefs and caves (if time permits!), 1 day at leisure (Sunday) and airport transfers (between airport on Tongatapu and to/from resorts in Vava’u are included. Click here for more information about this tour and bookings 

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Paradise Islands & Gentle Giants

Departure dates: 2016

Dble/Twin room: AUD$4,650 per person   Sole Studio: AUD$5,400      Twin/Share: studio/2 bdm villa: AUD$4,950
Triple Share 2bd villa’s: AUD$4,550 per person

  •  1076A    Tour # 1          22 – 30 July 2016           ( 8 spaces)
  • 1076B     Tour # 9           1 – 9 Sept 2016               (6 spaces)

This tour includes: 4 nights at the fabulous Tongan Beach Resort and 5 nights at the exquisite Reef Resort, all meals, 7 days on the water with lunch, the humpbacks with our passionate & experienced ‘whale-whispering’ crew, guidance in the water with the whales, daily snorkelling reefs and caves (if time permits!), 1 day at leisure (Sunday) and airport transfers (between airports on Tongatapu and to/from resorts are included. (Double/Twin studio, twin or triple studio/2 bedroom bungalow, single share & single studio rooms) Click here for more information about this tour and bookings 

 

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Photography Enthusiasts – with Canon Master, Nature & Wildlife Photographer, Darren Jew

Departure dates: 2015  Tours: (all FULLY BOOKED tour dates have been removed)

2015 Tour Dates:  (all FULLY BOOKED tour dates have been removed) 

Tour # 6    1035C    19 – 27 Aug              (1 space)
Tour # 8    1035D   28 Aug -8 Sept           (1 space)

2016 Tour Dates:  All TOURS ARE FULLY BOOKED IN 2016 

2017 Tour dates – to come!

Learn camera skills & how to make the most of your images from a Canon Master – who is also a great person and lots of fun! 6, 7 or 8 amazing days out with the whales.

8 or 11 nights at Talau House – 4 bedroom apartment, with all meals, 6 or 8 days on the water with the humpbacks & our passionate & experienced ‘whale-whispering’ crew, guidance in the water with the whales, daily snorkelling reefs and caves (if time permits!), professional tuition from Darren, leisure day/s are Sunday and transfers (between airport on Tongatapu and to/from airport/apartment/jetty are included. (2 doubles/twin & 2 single rooms) Click here for more information about this tour and bookings.  

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