WHALE SWIMMING Tongan guidelines allow only 4 swimmers and a guide to be in the water at any one time. Directions of the whale swim guide must be followed at all times. Absolutely no exceptions. Sunscreen, hat and glasses are highly recommended.
SHARE CHARTER OR EXCLUSIVE GROUP CHARTER SHARE: share the boat with a maximum of 8 guests. EXCLUSIVE GROUP: your group only, no other guests on board. Tailor the charter to your requirements.
RESERVATIONS AND PAYMENT Tongan Law prohibits any business activities on Sundays, including whale swimming. Your reservation will be held for 7 days. A 30% non-refundable deposit must be paid within those 7 days. Balance of payment is due 90 days prior to your charter. Balance non-refundable.
INSURANCE AND WAIVERS For your own protection please consider comprehensive travel and health insurance. Flight delays, cancellations, luggage loss, illness or injury can occur on any holiday, anywhere. Vava'u is remote and evacuation cover should be considered within your policy. Please consider insurance policies that will cover the cost of your charter. Vaka Vave have no control over your travel to Tonga. It is virtually impossible for us to rebook your charter if you cancel, therefore we do not offer a refund. Once again please consider comprehensive travel insurance that will cover your charter. It will also be necessary for all clients to sign our Liability Waiver on arrival..