Fri, 02 Oct



2nd Oct - 10th Oct 2020 (4 spaces available)

Experience snorkelling with humpback whales by joining our 2020 Ocean Whale Swims expedition to the Ha'apai Islands in Tonga!

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2nd Oct - 10th Oct 2020   (4 spaces available)

Dates and Location

02 Oct 2020, 00:00 – 10 Oct 2020, 00:00

Tonga, Tonga

About the Trip

Trip Overview

Join underwater photographer, Victoria Walker, on the trip of a lifetime - swimming and photographing humpback whales in the crystal clear blue waters of Tonga.You'll swim with these gentle giants under expert guidance in the warm waters of the South Pacific breeding grounds.  

Staying on a beautiful Tongan Island, Victoria and a professional whale guide will take you out on the water.For all budding photographers, Victoria will be there to provide you with personalised photography tuition to help you capture the perfect image as you swim with humpback whales. During your stay, Victoria will also be on hand to review your images and provide editing guidance to help you improve the following day. 

Once you arrive in Tonga you will be greeted and taken to a hotel near the airport. The next day you will take the short flight to the resort.You will then spend 7 nights in beachfront accommodation and 5 days out on the boat.You will also have access to kayaks, paddle boards and a beautiful coral reef just off the beach. 

Date: 02/10/20 - 10/10/20

Duration:  8 days, 8 nights

Group: Maximum of 6 guests

Accommodation: 1 night in Tongatapu & 7 nights on Island Resort.

Boat: Skipper, whale swimming guide and photography expert Victoria Walker.

Tour includes: 5 guided days on the water with the whales including lunch, optional Photography editing classes, 7 nights accommodation at a beautiful beach side resort, 1 night on the main island, half board for 7 nights, inter island flights and all transfers.

 Other Highlights

  • Stargaze under the Milky Way.
  • Option to attend the Tongan Sunday church service in the local village and hear the Tongan singing.
  • Sea kayak in south pacific paradise.
  • Spot whales from the restaurant whilst having breakfast.
  • Snorkel the house reef.
  • Sip cocktails and watch the sunset.

Cost: £3995 *Deposit of £500 is required to secure your space. The remaining balance is due 12 weeks before the trip.  

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