Come and experience the people, culture, climate and beauty of the ancient Kingdom of Tonga! Enjoy beautiful beaches, a thrilling fishing trip, an exhilirating dive trip or one of any number of wonderful islands experiences. 'Tonga has it all...'
Often referred to as the ‘Crown Jewel of the South Pacific’, Tonga is the only remaining constitutional monarchy in the South Pacific. HM King George Tupou V reigns over this picturesque small nation which Captain Cook named the friendly islands. Religion and tradition play such an important role in everyday life there.
The main island of Tongatapu is rich in culture and traditions with a touch of royalty for good measure. The Ha’apai group to the north is the ideal relaxing destination for a get-away-from-it-all holiday. The northern most group of islands, Vava’u, is yachties' heaven with it’s sheltered harbour.
Whether one is inclined towards adventure holidays such as surfing, scuba diving, sailing or sea kayaking or just soaking up the sun, an amazing experience is to be had by all in the friendly islands of the Kingdom of Tonga.
Tonga’s population of 96,000 is scattered across a chain of over 170 small islands occupying a combined land mass of just 699km2.
Climate: Hot and Humid. December to April, cooler, drier seasons. May to November with average temperature up to 22 degrees celsius.
Accommodation: A range of 4 star hotels budget and island style.
International: Air New Zealand, Air Pacific, Pacific Blue
Domestic: Chathams Pacific
Entry Requirements: Valid passport and onward ticket.
Health: No special requirements.
Currency: Tonga Pa'anga
Transport: Buses, vans, taxis, and ferries.
Language: Tongan and English.
For more information contact:
P. O. Box 37, Nuku'alofa, Kingdom of Tonga
Tel: (676) 25 334
Fax: (676) 23 507
Download our Tonga e-brochure (1.6 Mbytes)
Map of Tonga