Is it true you can only see whales July to October? I wanted to go March.
Hi yes sorry the whales migration takes them from Antarctica to tonga every year arriving here mid june to mid july and leaving mid october to mid november sorry no humpbacks here in March although the diving is still fantastic check out Matafonua Lodge Resort .
Hi Chantal,. many species of whale and dolphin can been encountered in Ha'apai and although certain migratory species are seasonal other species may be encountered throughout the year. A visit in march could still result in a whale sighting, a Dwarf Minke Whale for example - this is a beautiful and close relative of the more seasonal Humpback Whale. Pacific spinner dolphins, a smaller member of the cetacean family can be encountered all year and this is pretty awesome too. We hope you enjoy the ocean in March!