Let's explore the homes of sea creatures and get rusty in the sun
Get ready for a day full of educational tours, fun, and cultural presentations. Our tour will start at the Small Boat Marina's, 5 min. walk from the main Wharf where a local will climb the coconut tree while another will be weaving and display products made out of coconut trees. After this educational tour we will get ready to see other culture and traditional activities like the process of how to make tapa and showcasing different types of tapa cloth, demonstrates different types of pandanus and how to cure them to make different types of mats, then have a taste of our cultural and social drink of KAVA while you will be entertained by our community youths with different cultural dances. Then the tour will take you into a splash and discover the beauty of our waters. We will snorkel in two main locations. One will be the famous 'Swallow's Cave' where you will spot different schools of coral baby fish and others and then tour will continue on to the Japanese Coral Garden and the island of Mala Resort.
12:00 am Cultural Dance and Brass Band entertainment at the main wharf
12:30 pm Tours continue on to Small Boat Marina's for Weaving and Tapa presentation
1:00 pm Tours will continue on to Mala Island Resort for snorkeling and swimming, also to the
Japanese Coral Garden
2:00 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Tours will continue on to Swallow's Cave
3:30 pm Tours will return back to Small Boat Marina's
4:00 PM E N D O F T O you R
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel
End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 5 hours
Parts of the tour may be cancelled due to bad weather
We will not use a vehicle as it is only 5 minutes walk from the main wharf to the Small boat Mariner. We will have all the rest of our cultural presentation
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 TOP - Buying souvenirs and local products which will display along the wharf and at the vegetable market. Vavaú have the best weavers and art work in Tonga.
I do not drive but I have licensed drivers to take all tours.
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We had a wonderful day on this tour in Vavau and Hainite was a great guide and gave us a great insight into island life. The snorkelling was excellent and loved our trip to Swallow Cave. Would highly recommend if you are going to Vavau.