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Deep Blue Diving

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Faua Wharf, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 0000, Tonga
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Expensive! Good fun but I don't think it is worth the price

We went with deep blue. My recommendation is to SHOP around. The guides were great, helpful and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
aamethyst
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Nelson, New Zealand
Most disappointing dive of my life

We paid the extra 150 T$ to dive at the outer reef as this was recommended from the dive shop for... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
More_hitz
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Deutschland
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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.
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  • Poor4%
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“whale watching” (22 reviews)
“outer reef” (7 reviews)
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Faua Wharf, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 0000, Tonga
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"whale watching"
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"thank you so much"
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"an amazing experience"
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"whale swim"
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"special experience"
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"mother and calf"
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"slow boat"
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"tuna"
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"constructive criticism"
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"great dive"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with deep blue. My recommendation is to SHOP around. The guides were great, helpful and friendly and we got lunch. You need to pay upfront so if you don't see the whales you only get a partial refund but they do take you...More

Thank aamethyst
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We paid the extra 150 T$ to dive at the outer reef as this was recommended from the dive shop for seeing bigger stuff and best visibility (30m+). Once in the open choppy water the first dive was about 10m visibility with quite strong currents...More

1  Thank More_hitz
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great company to use for scuba diving and / or whale watching. The dive master is knowledgeable and very patient ensuring you have a very safe and enjoyable scuba dive. There are a few different dive options available depending on skill, depth and what you...More

Thank Luke S
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The boat broke on our way out. So unlucky! So we never got to see the whales. But the staff were lovely and looked after us as best they could. We felt so bad for them! The boat was only 2 months old... and apparently...More

Thank Kiwimermaid
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We flew to Tonga for the swimming with whales experience and it was amazing the second time round! Unfortunately the first day we went we never saw the whales in the water... Luckily they let us come back and it was amazing!!! We saw 3...More

1  Thank k8mccurdy
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

So glad we left this for the last day of our week, since everything else paled by comparison. What an amazing experience! I usually like to give constructive criticism, but we wrecked our brains and couldn't think of anything that went wrong. Perhaps offer sunblock?...More

2  Thank NZNoldor
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Great service and amazing people! Swimming with whales was the highlight of my trip to Tonga. The company was really easy to deal with and super helpful. It was worth the money.

Thank FeliSka
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Fun day out and swimming with whales at least 4 times during the tour. Delicious home made Tonga lunch and knowledgeable fun crew to interact and joke around with. I was able to also hire a bicycle of the owner Sam to explore the island...More

1  Thank dolly1981
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

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

1  Thank stephaniejob
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

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

2  Thank diantudor
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taylorpsearcy
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
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Annecuz
8 March 2015|
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Response from TukiaTatafu |
It costs NZ$190 for swimming and NZ$150 for watching..
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