Historic Nuku’alofa

HISTORIC NUKU’ALOFA

Combine an informative overview of Nuku’alofa with the exploration of the island’s eastern region in this delightful half-day experience. This historical tour will take you to visit the Royal Palace of Tonga, the resting tombs of King George Tupou 1 and the rest of his passed royal family members. You will then continue on to Captain Cook’s Landing Place and view the land mark of the great explorer that name Tonga, the friendly island. You will continue on to Ha’amonga Trilithon and learn the great giant stone and the mysterious Trilithon built by King Strike knees or Tu’itatui.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES

The Royal Palace and the mysterious Trilithon are photo opportunities not to be missed. To be sure you don’t step on sacred ground, please seek the assistance of your tour guide at the Ancient Burial Tombs.

REFRESHMENTS

None provided

SHOPPING

Some locally made handicrafts and souvenirs can be purchased from the stalls on the wharf at the conclusions of your tour. Foreign Currency Exchange available at the wharf. Please bring along local currency

WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY

Along the way, you will pass by schools, church and governmental buildings sacred burial grounds, villages and crop plantations.

LOCATION

Nuku’alofa

DURATION

2.5 hours

MINIMUM

34

MAXIMUM

150

RATES

SPECIAL NOTES

  • Local buses are used for transportation. These buses are very basic and have neither air conditioning nor public address system.
  • Restroom facilities may be rustic.
  • To make your day as enjoyable as possible, please ensure that you wear comfortable flat soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat, insect repellent and bring along some sunscreen and bottled water.