Tonga "Humpback Heaven"

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Trip Details

Trip Details

Sept 18 - Oct 2 / 2024

2 Groups / 7 Days, 6 Nights (each)

17 Members

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4 Experiences

Unique Activities & Experiences

$9,250

Per Person (based on double occupancy)

"Humpback Heaven"

Embark on an awe-inspiring adventure to Tonga, a pristine South Pacific paradise, where the royal blue waters beckon with the promise of an unforgettable encounter with humpback whales. As you set sail into the vast open ocean, anticipation builds for the magical moment when you slip into the water to swim alongside these majestic giants. Guided by experienced local operators and respecting ethical wildlife guidelines, immerse yourself in the serene waters to witness the graceful movements and gentle curiosity of humpback whales in their natural habitat. The sheer enormity of these magnificent creatures, combined with the crystal-clear visibility of Tonga’s waters, creates an otherworldly and humbling experience, forging a profound connection with nature.

Feel the exhilaration as you share the ocean with these gentle giants, hearing their haunting songs and witnessing their acrobatic displays. The encounter provides an intimate glimpse into the underwater world of humpback whales, fostering a deep appreciation for their grace and intelligence. Return to the boat with a heart full of wonder and gratitude, having forged a connection with one of the ocean’s most majestic species in the pristine and unspoiled waters of Tonga. This adventure promises not just a swim with humpback whales but an immersive journey into the heart of nature’s grandeur and the breathtaking biodiversity that defines this remote island destination.

What's Included

Experience a hassle-free journey where every aspect is seamlessly bundled for a carefree and comprehensive travel experience.

All Accommodations

Nestled in the heart of the island, three quaint townhouses offer a charming retreat, where each stay is a delightful immersion into cozy surroundings, capturing the essence of island living.

Fun Group Atmosphere

Infused with laughter and camaraderie, our group atmosphere exudes a contagious sense of fun, making every moment a memorable and enjoyable experience.

All Meals

Elevating the dining experience, a private chef transforms each meal into a culinary masterpiece, tailored to individual tastes and preferences, creating an indulgent and memorable gastronomic journey.

App Itinerary

Two weeks prior to the adventure, you will receive a link to download the full adventure itinerary, detailing everything you will need to know for the trip. Available for iOS and Android.

All Transfers

All transfers will be provided, including to and from the airport on your arrival and departure.

Pre-Trip Video Chats

We will have 2 group Zoom calls with all Members on the adventure. The first call will be held shortly after the trip is sold out, and the second call will be one week prior to the trip start date, to review logistics and answer any final questions.

All Experiences

All professional guides, crew and boats are included in the package. We have partnered with the very best service providers in Tonga, and will ensure a private group experience with the whales for our Members.

Safety

Your safety is our primary concern. We understand the concern with traveling to a remote island and swimming with humpback whales in the open ocean, so we have partnered with the very best service providers in the region to ensure a safe and enjoyable adventure.

All Accommodations

Nestled in the heart of the island, three quaint townhouses offer a charming retreat, where each stay is a delightful immersion into cozy surroundings, capturing the essence of island living.

All Meals

Elevating the dining experience, a private chef transforms each meal into a culinary masterpiece, tailored to individual tastes and preferences, creating an indulgent and memorable gastronomic journey.

All Transfers

All transfers will be provided, including to and from the airport on your arrival and departure.

All Experiences

All professional guides, crew and boats are included in the package. We have partnered with the very best service providers in Tonga, and will ensure a private group experience with the whales for our Members.

Fun Group Atmosphere

Infused with laughter and camaraderie, our group atmosphere exudes a contagious sense of fun, making every moment a memorable and enjoyable experience.

App Itinerary

Two weeks prior to the adventure, you will receive a link to download the full adventure itinerary, detailing everything you will need to know for the trip. Available for iOS and Android.

Pre-Trip Video Chats

We will have 2 group Zoom calls with all Members on the adventure. The first call will be held shortly after the trip is sold out, and the second call will be one week prior to the trip start date, to review logistics and answer any final questions.

Safety

Your safety is our primary concern. We understand the concern with traveling to a remote island and swimming with humpback whales in the open ocean, so we have partnered with the very best service providers in the region to ensure a safe and enjoyable adventure.

Adventure starts in…

Meet Our Team

Guiding and overseeing this expedition will be a team of dedicated World Playground staff members, including the Founder and CEO, Brooks Laich. With a passion for creating exceptional travel experiences, Brooks brings his vision and leadership to ensure the journey is both enriching and memorable. Assisting in the seamless operation of the trip is Jeff Shafar, the Chief of Operations, who brings a wealth of expertise in logistics and coordination, as well as photography. Capturing the essence of the adventure through stunning visuals is Kyle Vandever, our talented Videographer, who skillfully crafts moments into lasting memories. Together, this dynamic team is committed to delivering a remarkable and well-coordinated expedition for all participants.

“Dive into the big blue to swim alongside the majestic and gigantic humpback whales. It’s not just an adventure; it’s a hang session with ocean royalty, making waves and unforgettable memories in the South Pacific sun.”

–  Brooks Laich

Meet Our Team

Guiding and overseeing this expedition will be a team of dedicated World Playground staff members, including the Founder and CEO, Brooks Laich. With a passion for creating exceptional travel experiences, Brooks brings his vision and leadership to ensure the journey is both enriching and memorable. Assisting in the seamless operation of the trip is Jeff Shafar, the Chief of Operations, who brings a wealth of expertise in logistics and coordination, as well as photography. Capturing the essence of the adventure through stunning visuals is Kyle Vandever, our talented Videographer, who skillfully crafts moments into lasting memories. Together, this dynamic team is committed to delivering a remarkable and well-coordinated expedition for all participants.

“Dive into the big blue to swim alongside the majestic and gigantic humpback whales. It’s not just an adventure; it’s a hang session with ocean royalty, making waves and unforgettable memories in the South Pacific sun.”

– Brooks Laich

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