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Swimming with Humpbacks in Tonga

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Jump into the sapphire waters of the South Pacific Ocean and swim with one of the most majestic and impressive creatures of the sea. Patience is the key to interacting with the humpback; mothers protecting calves might avoid your path while curious juveniles will come out and investigate.

Encounters can last a few minutes or a few hours but will prove to be unforgettable no matter the length. Don’t forget to admire the coral reefs of these waters, which are equally as remarkable.

Tours are available between July and October.

Written by  Jodie Kimbah.

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Below are a list of whale watching operators in Tonga.

Below are a list of whale watching operators in Tonga.

* Tongatapu/'Eua - www.deepbluediving.to

* Tongatapu - www.seastarsailing.com

* Ha'apai - www.tonga-dive.com OR www.finsnflukes.com

* Vava'u - www.belugadivingvavau.com OR www.divevavau.com OR www.dolphinpacificdiving.com OR www.endangeredencounters.com OR www.whales-in-the-wild.com

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Thanks for sharing your recommended operators. Do you recommend a specific location along the coastline? As that would be helpful also.

thanx!

What is the price and duration for this sort of visit?

Who and how do I contact for this sort of experience?

I need to know .)

Do you need training prior to swimming with the whales?

What is the price and duration for this sort of visit?

Who and how do I contact for this sort of experience?

Thanx a lot!

Sincerely,

Sofie

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You don't generally need any special training but you do usually listen to a talk from the people looking after you and they'll explain how to stay safe.

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