Nukualofa

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NUKU'ALOFA


Nuku'alofa, which translates to 'home of love', is the capital of the Kingdom of Tonga.


It is located on the north coast of the island of Tongatapu, in the southernmost island group of Tonga. Nuku’alofa is the kingdom’s seat of government and the home of the royal family.

In the Tongan myth of the origin of Nukuʻalofa, it was said that the meaning of Nukuʻalofa is: nuku meaning abode, ʻalofa meaning love.

Staying in Nuku'alofa puts visitors in a prime spot for exploring the rest of the small island.

AT A GLANCE


Population
22,400 (2009)

Language
Tongan and English

Currency
Tongan Pa'anga

Time zone
(UTC+13)


  NUKU'ALOFA CRUISE TOURS


   MOST POPULAR CRUISES
Oholei Cultural Show

‘OHOLEI BEACH & HINA’S CAVE

Liku'alofa Beach Tonga

LIKU’ALOFA SCENIC ISLAND DRIVE

Royal Palace Tonga

HISTORIC NUKU’ALOFA

Fafa Island Tonga

FAFA ISLAND



MUST SEE
Ancient Tonga

ISLAND ENCOUNTER & ANCIENT TONGA

Blowholes Tonga

NUKU’ALOFA HIGHLIGHTS & ‘OTUHAKA BEACH

Malinoa Island & Snorkeling Tour

MALINOA ISLAND & SNORKELING TOUR

Captain Cook's Landing Place - Tonga

CAPTAIN COOK LANDING PLACE & CULTURAL TOUR

Island Hop Tonga

ISLAND HOP ADVENTURES

Vakaloa Beach Resort Tonga

VAKALOA BEACH RESORT

Tongatapu Swimming

TONGATAPU SWIMMING SAFARI

Pangaimotu Island

PANGAIMOTU ISLAND SWIM & SNORKEL

  NEXT CRUISE TO NUKU'ALOFA

  NUKU’ALOFA CRUISE SHIPS SCHEDULE FOR 2017

Sea Princess - Cruise Tour in Nuku'alofa Tonga

  SEA PRINCESS

  Company:   Princess Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Wednesday, 18 January 2017
  ETA:    8:00AM
  ETD:   5:00PM
  Port:  Nuku'alofa


ms MAASDAM - Cruise Shore Tour in Vava'u

  MS MAASDAM

  Company:   Holland America
  Arrival Date:   Wednesday, 1 February 2017
  ETA:    8:00AM
  ETD:   6:00PM
  Port:  Nuku'alofa



Pacific Aria - Vava'u Scheduled Cruise Tours

  PACIFIC ARIA

  Company:   P&O Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Wednesday, 31 May 2017
  ETA:    12:00PM
  ETD:   8:00PM
  Port:  Nuku'alofa

Pacific Princess Cruise Ship in Nuku'alofa

  PACIFIC PRINCESS

  Company:   Princess Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Saturday, 4 February 2017
  ETA:    8:00AM
  ETD:   5:00PM
  Port:  Nuku'alofa




Costa Luminosa Cruise

  COSTA LUMINOSA

  Company:   Costa Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Monday, 6 March 2017
  ETA:    8:00AM
  ETD:   5:00PM
  Port:  Nuku'alofa





Pacific Aria - Vava'u Scheduled Cruise Tours

  PACIFIC ARIA

  Company:   P&O Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Wednesday, 23 August 2017
  ETA:    8:00AM
  ETD:   6:00PM
  Port:  Nuku'alofa

Pacific Jewel - Cruise Shore Tour in Vava'u

  PACIFIC JEWEL

  Company:   P&O Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Friday, 15 September 2017
  ETA:    8:00AM
  ETD:   6:00PM
  Port:  Nuku'alofa


Pacific Jewel - Cruise Shore Tour in Vava'u

  PACIFIC JEWEL

  Company:   P&O Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Tuesday, 26 September 2017
  ETA:    8:00AM
  ETD:   6:00PM
  Port:  Nuku'alofa


Pacific Explorer

  PACIFIC EXPLORER

  Company:   P&O Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Tuesday, 17 October 2017
  ETA:    8:00AM
  ETD:   6:00PM
  Port:  Nuku'alofa


ms MAASDAM - Cruise Shore Tour in Vava'u

  MS MAASDAM

  Company:   Holland America
  Arrival Date:   Thursday, 30 November 2017
  ETA:    8:00AM
  ETD:   6:00PM
  Port:  Nuku'alofa