• Tonga

    • Tonga, officially Kingdom of Tonga, Tongan Fakatuʿi ʿo Tonga, also called Friendly Islands, country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
    • It consists of some 170 islands divided into three main island groups: Tongatapu in the south, Haʿapai in the centre, and Vavaʿu in the north.
    • Isolated islands include Niuafoʿou, Niuatoputapu, and Tafahi (together known as the Niuatoputapu, or Niuas, island group) in the far north and ʿAta in the far south.

    Tonga has so much to offer, here are some of the things Tonga is known for.

    • Kayaking: between the reefs and islands offshore from Nuku'alofa, Neiafu and Pangai.
    • Hiking through ’Eua’s: tropical rainforests and along sheer ocean clifftops.
    • Pondering Tongatapu's curious Ha’amonga ‘a Maui Trilithon:, the ‘Stonehenge of the South Pacific'.
    • Beach-bumming on the photogenic sands of Uoleva:, and (if you’re lucky) watching whales breaching offshore.
    • Catching the cultural show at Tongatapu's Oholei Beach and Hina Cave Feast and Show:.
    • Swimming into Swallows’ Cave: on Kapa island in Vava’u.
    • Bouncing between bars and cafes in raffish Neiafu:.
    • Exploring far-off, doughnut-shaped Niuafo’ou: (Tin Can Island) in the Niuas.
    • Surfing the reef breaks at Ha'atafu Beach: on Tongatapu.
    • Wandering the aisles of produce and crafts at Nuku'alofa's Talamahu Market:.
    • Sailing: through Vava'u's psychedelic web of waterways, islands and deserted beaches.
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