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

Radiance of the Sea

  RADIANCE OF THE SEA

  Company:   Royal Caribbean International
  Arrival Date:   Sat, 13 January 2018
  ETA:    8:00
  ETD:   17:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa



Viking Sun

  VIKING SUN

  Company:   Viking Ocean Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Mon, 22 January 2018
  ETA:    N/A
  ETD:   N/A
  Port:  N/A



Silver Whisper

  SILVER WHISPER

  Company:   Silversea Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Tues, 30 January 2018
  ETA:    8:00
  ETD:   15:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa



MS Europa

  MS EUROPA

  Company:   Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Fri, 2 February 2018
  ETA:    7:00
  ETD:   18:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa



ms MAASDAM - Cruise Shore Tour in Vava'u

  MS MAASDAM

  Company:   Holland America
  Arrival Date:   Mon, 5 February 2018
  ETA:    8:00
  ETD:   17:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa



ARCADIA

  ARCADIA

  Company:   P&O Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Fri, 16 February 2018
  ETA:    8:00
  ETD:   17:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa

Crystal Symphony

  CRYSTAL SYMPHONY

  Company:   Crystal Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Sat, 10 March 2018
  ETA:    8:00
  ETD:   19:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa



Pacific Aria - Vava'u Scheduled Cruise Tours

  PACIFIC ARIA

  Company:   P&O Australia
  Arrival Date:   Wed, 21 March 2018
  ETA:    12:00
  ETD:   20:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa

MS Insignia

  MS INSIGNIA

  Company:   Oceania Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Tues, 22 May 2018
  ETA:    10:00
  ETD:   19:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa



Pacific Jewel - Cruise Shore Tour in Vava'u

  PACIFIC JEWEL

  Company:   P&O Australia
  Arrival Date:   Fri, 29 June 2018
  ETA:    8:00
  ETD:   18:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa


Pacific Jewel - Cruise Shore Tour in Vava'u

  PACIFIC JEWEL

  Company:   P&O Australia
  Arrival Date:   Tues, 31 July 2018
  ETA:    8:00
  ETD:   17:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa


Pacific Explorer

  PACIFIC EXPLORER

  Company:   P&O Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Wed, 24 October 2018
  ETA:    8:00
  ETD:   18:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa


Seabourn Cruises

  SEABOURN

  Company:   Seabourn Cruises
  Arrival Date:   Sat, 10 November 2018
  ETA:    8:00
  ETD:   17:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa


ms MAASDAM - Cruise Shore Tour in Vava'u

  MS MAASDAM

  Company:   Holland America
  Arrival Date:   Fri, 23 November 2018
  ETA:    8:00
  ETD:   17:00
  Port:  Nuku'alofa



Black Watch

  BLACK WATCH

  Company:   Fred Olsen Cruise
  Arrival Date:   Mon, 24 December 2018
  ETA:    TBA
  ETD:   TBA
  Port:  Nuku'alofa