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Where is Vava’u?
Vava’u is situated in the northern group of islands in the Kingdom of Tonga. Offering pristine beaches, untouched islands and all year round activities like diving, sailing, fishing and whale swimming. It’s the travel destination for those looking to ‘get off the beaten trail’.Find out more about Vava’u
Swim with Whales
Vava’u is one of the only few places in the world where you can not only go wale watching but also get into the water and swim with wild humpback whales. There are a range of options to choose from day trips to package deals on an islands resort.View Whaleswim Operators
Vava’u offers a range of Accommodation, but if you want to do it style and get the full experience. Staying out on an Islands resort is the way to go! The island resorts are situated in the outer islands away from the main islands of Vava’u.View all Island Resorts
Culture & History
The name “Tonga” is composed of to (to plant) and nga (a place). It also means “south.” According to the most recent archaeological findings, people arrived in the archipelago from Fiji around 1500 B.C.E.
Thus, “land lying in the south.”