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Ta'anea Destination Guide

Explore Ta'anea in Tonga.

Ta'anea in the region of Vava`u is a town in Tonga - some 193 mi (or 311 km) North-East of Nuku'alofa, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Ta'anea in Tonga

Current time in Ta'anea is now 04:57 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Tongatapu" with an UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tu'anuku, Pangai, Nuku'alofa, Nopapu, Longomapu or Faleono. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Vaimalo, Utulei, Utui, Tu'anekivale, Tefisi and Makave. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Tongan Islands and Nature - swim with ge...

00:45 min ( November 19, 2008 by Scott Portelli)
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The beautiful Tongan Islands hide a multitude of natural wonders including, diving, caves, marine life, bird life, surrounded by coral reefs


06:09 min ( December 09, 2008 by Jeff Jennings)
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A sea kayaking expedition in the Vava'u Islands of Tonga

Flying into the Vava'u airport in Tonga

05:35 min ( June 26, 2011 by Jerry Paquette)
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We departed from the Tonga Fua-amotu (TBU) Domestic Airport on the main island of Tongatapu in the Kingdom of Tonga and flew up to the Lupepau'u Airport located in northern group of islands in Vava'u....

Whale Group Mating

01:14 min ( December 27, 2008 by Scott Portelli)
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A group of six Humpback whales courting and displaying mating behaviour

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Interesting facts about this location

Neiafu (Vava'u)

Neiafu is the second-largest town in Tonga with a population of about 6,000. It is situated beside the Port of Refuge, a deep-water harbour on the south coast of Vava'u, the main island of the Vava'u archipelago in northern Tonga. To the north-west lies the 131m high Mt. Talau with its distinctive flat top. Neiafu is the administrative centre of the Vava'u group and has government offices, banks, schools, a police station and a hospital.

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Located at -18.6, -173.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Tonga


Vavau redirects here. For the village in Samoa, see Vavau, Samoa Vava'u {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=Vavaʻu. gif|size=|sizedefault=frameless|alt=}}Map of Vava'u.

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Located at -18.6, -173.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Divisions of Tonga, Islands of Tonga

'Ene'io Botanical Garden

The ‘Ene’io Botanical Garden (EBG) is a botanical garden in Tonga and is the first of its kind there. It has the largest and most varied plant collection in the Kingdom of Tonga. The botanical garden is located in Vava'u, 10 minutes from Neiafu. It consists of 22 acres of privately owned gardens and was developed in 1972 by Haniteli Fa’anunu.

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Located at -18.6, -173.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
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Vaimalō, is a village in the western district of Vavaʻu in Tonga. Vaimalō was named by one of the most revered and beloved chiefs in Vava'u's history the great Finau Fisi. The village became the sole estate of his only child and son Naufahu Mapilitoa. In 1781 right off the coast of Longomapu, it was Finau Fisi in his double hulled war canoe the Talito'a who met the Spaniard explorer Don Francisco Antonio Mourelle the first European to discover Vava'u.

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Located at -18.6, -173.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Tonga, Populated places in Tonga


Pangaimotu is an island, and the name of the island's largest village. It is located in the Vava'u Group of Tonga, and is reachable in a half hour boat trip from Neiafu, the capital of the Vava'u district. Aside from the beaches, a centrepiece of the island's attraction is wreck jumping from the hull of the upturned ship 50 metres off the island's main beach.

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Located at -18.6, -173.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Tonga