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Hakau Adventures Day Cruises

Neiafu, Tonga
+676 889 8149
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Total lack of professionalism!

Having booked and confirmed via email to enjoy our day in Tonga, it was a total disappointment for... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
WanderingOz_55
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Brisbane, Australia
Amazing snorkelling, good food and friendly tour guides

I had a great day out with Ben and Pat on Hakau snorkeling tour. They are extremely friendly and... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2017
Jeri L
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Your hosts Don and Laurie offer snorkel tours in the beautiful waters of Vava'u Tonga. Or if your preference is an island tour and simply relaxing on a deserted beach, we would love to be your guide. Either includes a 3 course lunch, snorkel equipment and the chance to explore the outer islands and sea life abounding in this area of the South Pacific. Special group rates are available as well as discounts for children under 12.
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Having booked and confirmed via email to enjoy our day in Tonga, it was a total disappointment for Hakau Adventures to simply not turn up as promised. Arriving at the port of Vava'u on a cruise ship as a group of 6 from two separate...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

I had a great day out with Ben and Pat on Hakau snorkeling tour. They are extremely friendly and helpful. We had extra time so we went to an added place for swimming and snorkeling. Ben's wife made lunch and she is a fantastic chef....More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We went snorkelling with Don and Pat in September and had an amazing day. We spent most of our time in the water and were hardly on the boat, so we got to see loads of Vava'u's beautiful underwater world and went home happily exhausted!...More

Thank Mandy H
Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

I sit here and read these wonderful comments and I hope you know we are so appreciative of you taking the time to do so. In the hundreds of trips we have done I cant look back and see a single one I did not...More

Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had a fantastic day out with Don and Pat. Snorkelling in caves and the coral garden reef. Was one of highlights from our 10 days in Vava'u. Relaxed, good food, company and lots to see (including a sea turtle). Our kids, 12 and 14,...More

Thank ali k
Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

We are very happy you enjoyed your day with us. And thank YOU for making our day so enjoyable

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I can highly recommend this trip. The snorkeling is superb with some moments of jaw dropping beauty. Don and Pat are a terrific team, well supported by Laura back at base who is also responsible for the delicious lunch and sundry snacks. Don is a...More

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Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Its so nice to read reviews like this. This economy places too much emphasis on swimming with whales and people come here and overlook incredible swimming diving and fishing. And there are other things to do. for what its worth I love telling stories and...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Don and Pat of Hakau Adventures run this highly professional snorkelling day trip. Captain Don helms the custom designed boat which provides a speedy, stable, shaded & comfortable platform for dipping in and out of the crystal clear waters. Pat is the in-water guide and...More

Thank saggyb
Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thanks for your comments although I am not sure about the scandalous tales part. Its true I have a pocket full of stories about Vavau and most are pretty amazing from health care, mystery of the sea, drug runners etc.. It may be a sleepy...More

Reviewed 5 September 2016

All the reviews we have read so far are true. We were blessed with the first sunny day in weeks (if Don was correct) and we made the most of it over a 7 hour snorkelling extravaganza. The highlight was the frightening free dive into...More

Thank Lynn A
Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Its very nice to hear your comments, for sure there is so much more to Vavau than the whales and so many people come here and never experience some of the greatest reefs still healthy in this world. As to lunch I have fired Laurie...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is well worth doing, actually a must do. Its about a 6 hour day trip with about 3 hours snorkeling. Absolutely amazing clear water and sea life. Don and Pat are both very knowledgeable about the sea life and the history of Tonga. This...More

Thank cykho1977
Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Really thanks for the reply and comments. Pat works really hard to make sure everything used in a day is disinfected, washed and dried properly. It is nice to see that someone actually noticed that aspect of our efforts. pleasure to have you out and...More

Reviewed 18 August 2016

Highly recommend spending the day with skipper Don and lovely guide Pat. We took 3 beginner kids and a nervous wife and Don and Pat had everyone comfortably enjoying themselves before long. A few good laughs and lots of excellent local knowledge. Backed up with...More

Thank Jeff B
Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Thank you Jeff for your comments, its easy to have a good day when I have a group like you and your wife and children. look forward to Ellesbeths birthday party. you did a great job being a dad to three rookies who after two...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016

I think that visitors to Vava'u who don't go snorkelling don't know what they are missing. This day was a highlight of our trip to Tonga, and at half the price of a whale swimming trip, great value. Don is the consummate skipper: friendly, with...More

Thank MaxSingForJoy
Reginarosen, Owner at Hakau Adventures Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

Max thank you for your kind review, I'm sure Emma may have had a little input but you are right it was a great day. you have our email address and I do look forward to hearing from you, if you do decide to tour...More

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Tania T
1 November 2016|
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Response from Reginarosen | Property representative |
Hello Tania, our snorkel tour includes stops at Swallows' Cave. Mariner's Cave, Coral Gardens and a few secret places we know of. Included is all snorkel gear, 3 course lunch, fruit snacks and water along the... More
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lkmewm
30 October 2016|
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Response from Reginarosen | Property representative |
Hello, typically, the water in February is very warm and you do not require a wetsuit as it is our summer over here...the mention of wetsuits in our reviews would be from great folks who came to visit us during our winter... More
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