Humpback Whale Expedition

Tonga, Vava'u

$4,000 Per Person

Imagine 8 days and 7 nights in a magical ocean front property as you spend your days chasing Humpback Whales? Sounds like a dream right? Would you believe us if we told you that it can be a reality? 

 

Dates:

September 20-27th 2023 | 2 spots

September 27-October 4 2023 | 1 spot

 

Explore the ocean blue in search of humpback whales during this 7 night and 8 day adventure. With airport pick ups and drop offs, meals provided by a chef, free WIFI and AC, you will be able to photograph and be photographed with these amazing animals with no worries about planning the nitty gritty. Enjoy 5 days on the water searching for humpback whales and even enjoy being picked up right at the properties ocean front dock. Each night you will return to luxurious accommodations at our beautiful and modern home which will surely make you feel right at home.

 

Tonga in it self is a unique and special place. Vava’u, a chain of islands that rings this small island nation and creates calm, protected waters for marine life, in fact it is one of the best places in the world to see Humpback Whales!

 

About your Tonga Home: 

This home is for those who want to feel the vibe of living with the whales. Enjoy Polynesian and Mayan decor, all of which have been thoughtfully sourced and curated. Prepare your mind and body to embark on this truly unique experience. We want to give you a home in which you can truly immerse yourself in the experience of swimming with whales. The home is designed around a North Sea theme and offers all the amenities you need while on holiday. This beautiful home is 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms you will surely be comfortable. Your meals will be provided by Chef Hannah who currently works aboard a luxury catamaran in The Bahamas. Hannah is passionate about cooking and has a great understanding of your nutritional needs, dietary restrictions, as well as which ingredients are available locally. Your trip guide and photographer John has many years of experience and has built unique relationships with the locals to ensure you have the best experience from the home you stay in to the boat you embark in your adventures. 

 

What's included:

  • 8 days, 7 nights in a ocean front property

  • 5 days of snorkeling on the water searching for Humpback Whales

  • 3 luxurious meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

  • Snacks & Non-Alcoholic beverages

  • WIFI & AC

  • Airport pick up and drop off's

  • All transportation on expedition days

What isn't included:

  • Airfare

  • Eating out if the group chooses to not eat in the house

  • Trip Insurance

  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Meals on Travel Days

  • Any COVID testing needed

  • Tips for your Hosts

Package Upgrades:

Alcohol Package - contact for pricing

Photography Package - contact for pricing

Private Room - contact for pricing

Specifications

6 Pax Max

We aren't a fan of crowded and touristy vacations. This means there is more room to relax and enjoy your quiet getaway.

Photo Packages

No matter what our guides will do their best to capture images of you throughout the trip. But, there are photo package upgrades to ensure you have epic memories to take home.

2 Beds per Room

Our rooms are designed to sleep 2 people. If you have a friend or spouse traveling with you, they are welcome to share your room! There is also the option to upgrade to a private room at an additional cost.

We Work with Pros

Our guides were born and raised in the area, so they know all the best places to go. We've spent years building relationships with local tour providers and other businesses that give you a real taste of local life and culture.

Itinerary 

Day 1: Arrivals 

Fly into NFTV or VAV airport. Hannah & John will arrange your airport pick up with you prior to your arrival. Check in begins at 11 AM. Snacks and dinner with be provided as well as welcome drinks upon arrival! Spend the evening catching up on z's, unpacking, and getting to know everyone in your group!

Day 2: Recoup

Spend the day getting your body acclimated to the new time difference. Get your camera gear and dive gear ready for the most epic adventure of your life. Enjoy meals in our beautiful home, take a dip off our dock, or simply just relax and enjoy the view.

Day 3: Humpback Whales 

You will experience a once in a lifetime experience. Humpback whales are some of the most majestic sought out creatures on this planet. To have the opportunity to dive in and swim with them is an experience you will never forget. Plan depart the house around 7AM, the boat will pick us up from the dock on property. The boat is equipped with shade, a toilet, neoprene coats, snorkel gear and wetsuits if needed, lunch, snacks, and beverages. We plan to be on the water until 3-4PM so plan ahead and bring what you need.

Day 4: Dive, Dive, Dive

Dive in and swim with humpback whales. Plan leaves at 7AM and return to the dock around 3PM. The boat is equipped with shade, a toilet, neoprene coats, snorkel gear and wetsuits if needed, lunch, snacks, and beverages. Spend the day swimming and enjoying the ocean blue we all know and love. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided.

 

Day 5: Another Day, Another Dive

Our epic adventure continues with 2 more days of diving in paradise. After three full days of diving, it's still not even close to being enough! We've got humpback whales and cave diving to look forward to. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided.

Day 6: 

We will depart the house around 7AM and head to boat that is waiting for us. Once we get on board, snacks, beverages and lunch will be served as we begin our journey out to sea. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided.

Day 7:

Today is your last day to cruise with the humpback whales! You’ve seen so much this week, including several whales and their calves. Join the crew for a final full day on the water, followed by a group dinner and special toast of celebration.

Day 8:

Hannah & John will arrange your airport drop off based on your flight time. Enjoy one final group breakfast before departures begin. 

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