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Deep Blue Diving

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Faua Wharf, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 0000, Tonga
+676 27-676
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INCREDIBLE day out!!

What can I say!? You swim with whales! It's insane. Sam the owner takes you out on his boat with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lagos, Portugal
Swimming with the whales

Our trip was excellent value for money. Crew were awesome and explained things well . The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cromwell, New Zealand
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Our deep oceans and pristine aqua green blue waters, is home to healthy soft and hard corals, a variety of small fishes, lion fish, moray eels, puffer fish, angel fish, wrasses, and larger animals turtles, white tip, leopard, grey nurse sharks, schools of baracudas. Diving is superb all year round. Water Temp 24 degrees, 12 - 40 meters visibility. Relaxing drift, wall, wreck dives.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“outer reef” (6 reviews)
“whale swim” (12 reviews)
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Faua Wharf, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 0000, Tonga
+676 27-676
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say!? You swim with whales! It's insane. Sam the owner takes you out on his boat with a crew of awesome whale lovers who make sure you have the BEST experience possible. There is a smaller boat they take along so once...More

Thank stephaniejob
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip was excellent value for money. Crew were awesome and explained things well . The ultimate goal was to find whales and swim with them. We did this , everyone on board swam with and saw numerous whales. Basic lunch provided was fine ,...More

1  Thank diantudor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time on our whale swim tour! Two of us had never even snorkelled before and the crew were very accommodating of this. It was relatively easy to pick up and we did not need any previous skills. We ended up seeing...More

1  Thank themadster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose these guys at the last minute based on their price for the day, their newish boat and availability for the tour. The operators made it clear while booking and in the initial group briefing on the day, that it was a whale watching...More

2  Thank connected2beks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled with two young children, age 3,5 and 7.5. There were other two families (one with a baby). We were booked on Tuesday.We were a bit worried first as one group was cancelled on Friday due to engine fault. We collected our gear and...More

2  Thank KlaraS25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived Tonga Thursday night. Friday was Whale swimming day... We turned up all excited - a boat load of us - group booking made months in advanced! It was the most perfect day for it. We were told the boat was having something fixed and...More

3  Thank Wignells
Deep Blue D, Manager at Deep Blue Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes we apologize for that day, but it was beyond our controlled. The boat had an engine problem, and it was my decision to stop the trip. I did explained to your group leader, what had happened. Your group leader told me, he will explained...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week whale watching and swimming as well as diving with Deep Blue that is run by Sam Tatafu an ex Tongan Naval officer with his family. Sam had just sailed his new boat across from Australia over 14 days visiting New Caledonia...More

1  Thank EYCLee
Reviewed 14 August 2017

After a recent visit to Fiji, we decided to venture to nearby Tonga to try our luck with the many Humpback Whales that spend time there in July - November, where they go to give birth to calves and teach them the basics of whale...More

2  Thank TravellingPaulS
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have tried to contact Deep Blue diving by e mail and by their website but no responce??? Are the divecenter closed???

7  Thank Tine R
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I went out diving while studying on 'Eua, opting to do the reef dives. You have the option of that or the cathedral cavern dives which are more expensive. The dives itself were nice, two parts of the same reef. Good visibility and sea life...More

Thank Gibbsy31
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29 August 2016|
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Response from callumm644 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, if you are based out of 'Eua then you could also try getting in touch with Ovava Tree Lodge - Deep Blue operates that accommodation as well, and the boat skippers are based there. When I was there, everyone who... More
8 March 2015|
Response from TukiaTatafu |
It costs NZ$190 for swimming and NZ$150 for watching..