11 days in Tonga Itinerary

11 days in Tonga Itinerary

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11 days in Tonga Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Neiafu
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Auckland

3
nights
Neiafu

Neiafu ©
Neiafu is known for wildlife, parks, historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse the eclectic array of goods at Utakalongalu Market, pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph's Cathedral, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt Talau.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Neiafu travel route builder site .

Auckland, New Zealand to Neiafu is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Neiafu is 1 hour. When traveling from Auckland in July, plan for warmer days in Neiafu, with highs around 29°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Neiafu

Parks Tours Historic Sites
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Ene'io Botanical Garden ©
Ene'io Botanical Garden
St Joseph's Cathedral ©
St Joseph's Cathedral

7
nights
Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island

Nuku'alofa ©
The capital of Tonga and the seat of the island nation's royal family, Nuku'alofa was first seen by Western eyes in 1777, when legendary Captain James Cook arrived in the area.
Take a break from Nuku'alofa with a short trip to Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool in Haveluliku, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes, make a trip to Royal Tombs, pause for some serene contemplation at Free Church of Tonga, and admire all the interesting features of Hufangalupe Natural Land Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nuku'alofa online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Neiafu to Nuku'alofa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Nuku'alofa sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Tongatapu Island, Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool
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Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes ©
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon ©
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon

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