General

Tongatapu West Crossing

It is your chance to learn the unique sights of Western side in Tongatapu. You will have a chance to visit the lovely sandy beaches and the historical sites. You will see the Royal Palace and Tombs, the Villa, Three headed coconut tree, the Flying foxes and spectacular blowholes.

Activity Summary


After pick up from your hotel, we will visit the Royal Palace, a wooden Palace, it is built in 1867 and is the iconic feature of Nuku’alofa. Next stop is the Royal Tomb, only a short distance from the Royal Palace. Visit the Talamahu Market and Langafonua Handicrafts Centre and be amazed with the wide range of traditional Tongan handicrafts such as tapa cloth and tapa crafts, woven crafts from Pandanus leaves, Tongan jewellery and wood carvings.
 
Along the way to the spectacular Blowholes, you have the opportunity to take a photo of the bizarre three headed coconut tree. Driving up into the west side, you will see the Tsunami Rock which also known as “Maka Sio’ata”. It is a giant three-story boulder which was suspected to be the largest object moved uphill by a tsunami. Last stop is the place where the first European Explorer first landed in the Kingdom of Tonga, the Abel Tasman Landing Place.
 
Enjoy the idyllic lifestyle of the locals as you pass through the fruit plantation and villages.
 
Lunch time is flexible between stopover points either at the Western side or the Eastern side. It can also be arrange at a resort, but will depend on the tourist favour.
 
After the completion of your scenic tour, we’ll drop you back at your hotel.
 
Come now, take a chance to experience Tonga and its Friendly people.

Duration

3 hours

Departure Time

10:00AM

Itinerary

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

  • Royal Palace
  • Royal Tomb
  • The Villa
  • Three Headed Coconut
  • The Blowholes
  • Flying Foxes
  • Abel Tasman Landing Place

Participant Guidelines

The unique & fascinating sites of the western side are great photo opportunities so, please bring your camera if you wish to take memorable photos with you. Also, a hat, bottle of water & sunglasses.

Children Policy

Children are allowed.

Pickup Info

Pick up available from Nuku'alofa or your accommodation.

Cancellation Policy

Pending Bookings
     Cancellation permitted without Penalty

Confirmed Bookings
     Cancellation notice received:
        - 45+days-permitted without penalty
        - 30-45days-20% penalty will apply
        - 15-30days-50% penalty will apply
        - Less than 14 days- bookings will be regarded as used therefore no refund

Bank fees and Administration fee of $50 will be charged on all refunds if applicable.

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Tour Rate

Adult: AUD 78
Child: AUD 39

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