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“One of the most amazing experiences of my entire life!”

Hakau Adventures Day Cruises
Ranked #4 of 16 Tours in Neiafu
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Owner description: 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. Please note, as of 2017, Rochelle and Ben are the new owners of Hakau Adventures and will be providing top quality snorkel tours to all. Don and Laurie wish to thank all those wonderful guests who came out with us and enjoyed Vava'u. If you haven't been on the trip, you really should consider it. Happy New Year and thank you.
Reviewed 2 May 2013

The entire trip, from beginning to end, was a truly incredible experience. Don's relaxed and welcoming presence made for an enjoyable day out on the water. The trip was very informative and gave us a great idea about the marine life around the islands as well as general history of Tonga! After a snorkeling at a few stunning spots and exploring a few caves, we were taken to the most beautiful and scenic spot for lunch. Then the day was topped off with even more beautiful snorkeling. WOW! Well worth the money spent, even if you are on a budget and have to scrape together the money to make it possible. Our trip wouldn't have been complete if we didn't decide to go snorkeling with Hakau Adventures!

2  Thank Michele-Airey
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Reviewed 28 January 2013

We had an amazing day with Don, just my husband and I . He paced the day very well for us so we got to see a variety of Tongan underwater life.This was the best coral life we have seen and my husband having been bought up in Fiji was extremely impressed. Don was a consummate host and we loved being left on a deserted beach to enjoy our lunch, have a wee rest before exploring more of the area. We highly recommend his tour, as he was very safety conscious and professional at all times. A very reasonable cost for this experience and well recommended.

2  Thank Carole P
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Reviewed 18 December 2012

We had a wonderful day out seeing all the sights and under water magic. Lunch was simple but enough and in a beautiful spot. This was well planned as he avoided the crowds from other tours by going at the opposite time they would.
Great value for a full day out.

2  Thank Lyn L
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Reviewed 15 December 2012

My family & I went for a day's snorkel trip in Vavau with Don at the end of October 2012.
This was by far the best day we spent in our two weeks in the Tongan Islands.
We visited Swallows Cave, coral gardens and other numerous snorkel sites. My seven
year old daughter got to help drive the boat on the way back to Mystic sands where we were
staying, which next to the snorkeling really made her day.
The boat is excellent for this type of trip and has a canopy for sun protection & can be taken
right up to the sand extremely safe we even took our 16 month old baby on the trip.
We had lunch at Nuku island which is absolute paradise.
Highly recommend to anyone travelling to Vavau, great value, great lunch great blue water and
great company. also Don has a strong knowledge of the local history.
will come back again one day.

2  Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 17 November 2012

By far the best snorkel trip that we have ever been on! Don was an absolutely fantastic host, very knowledgeable, friendly and fun. Going on the tour was a last minute decision and i'm certainly gald we made it, the day we went out with Don was perfect.
Don certainly has this trip down pat; the length of each snorkel and the distance between each snorkel was timed perfectly. The 5 spots Don took us to were magical, and the visibility amazing.
Lunch was served on a beautiful tropical beach, again timed perfectly, and a last little snorkel after lunch perfect before heading home.
We also really appreciated Don posting a CD of pictures taken throughout the day on the underwater camera, previously we have been charged for this service but Don was more than happy to dp this free of charge.

All in all we had a wonderful day and this is a must do in Vava'u; we will be reccomending this trip to everyone we know!

2  Thank louisejanewilkins
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