Tonga – Best of the Eastern Island

A 2.5 hours fun and exciting tour in Eastern side of Tongatapu. You’ll make stops at many must-see destinations while you experience the culture of local people. Take a scenic and fun-filled island tour with us!

Activity Details

This guided tour will first take you to the Royal Palace, home of his late Majesty King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV; a photo stop will be made outside the palace gate. Visit the famous Royal Tomb where the founder of modern Tonga is at rest, King George Tupou 1 and the rest of the late members of the Royal family. Buy some souvenirs at Talamahu Maket or at Langafonua Art Gallery. Next up is a visit to Captain Cook Landing Place, a site where Captain James Cook, the great English Explorer landed on 30 of April 1777. Next we’ll take you to Langi Terraced Tombs of the Tongan Kings.

You will pass by local schools, churches, governmental buildings, sacred burial grounds, villages and crop plantations. For the last stop of our tour, we’ll take you to Ha’amonga Trilithon, the giant stone arch.

The fascinating history of the eastern side are great photo opportunities, so please bring your camera if you wish to take memorable photos with you. Also, to be sure you don’t tread on sacred ground, please seek the assistance of your tour guide at the Burial Tombs.

After the tour, you’ll be dropped back off to your hotel.


2.5 hours

Departure Time



The tour of the day will be brief all participants on the detailed itinerary for the day. The sights are:

  • Royal Palace
  • Royal Tombs
  • Talamahu Market & Langafonua Art Gallery
  • Captain Cook's Landing Place
  • Langi Terraced Tombs
  • Ha'amonga Trilithon

Children Policy

Children are most welcome.

Pickup Info

Pick-up and drop off available from Nuku'alofa or your accommodation.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance to avoid cancellation fees.

Available departures

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Tour Rate

Adult: AUD 78
Child: AUD 39

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