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Vaimalo Destination Guide

Delve into Vaimalo in Tonga!

Vaimalo in the region of Vava`u is a city in Tonga - some 190 mi (or 305 km) North-East of Nuku'alofa, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Vaimalo in Tonga

Current time in Vaimalo is now 03:44 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Tongatapu" with an UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tu'anekivale, Nuku'alofa, Nopapu, Mangia, Makave or Faleono. While being here, make sure to check out Vaimalo, Utulei, Utui, Tu'anuku, Tefisi and Longomapu as well. 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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Vava'u

06:09 min ( December 09, 2008 by Jeff Jennings)
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Tonga

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


Totally Tonga Honeymoon

08:29 min ( November 11, 2009 by Seth Hynes)
Views: 36,243 - Rating: 4.88732/5

Seth and Elizabeth visit Vava'u, Tonga on their Lagoon 380 catamaran, Honeymoon. Janice flies in to surprise E for her birthday and Rick and Jen join us for their second time. We also participated in ...

Whale Group Mating

01:14 min ( December 27, 2008 by Scott Portelli)
Views: 14,109 - Rating: 3/5

A group of six Humpback whales courting and displaying mating behaviour


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Interesting facts about this location

Vaimalo

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 -18.63, -174 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Tonga, Populated places in Tonga

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 -18.63, -174 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Tonga

Pangaimotu

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 -18.63, -174 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Tonga

Vavaʻu

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 -18.63, -174 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Divisions of Tonga, Islands of Tonga

Battle of Kaba

The Battle of Kaba was fought at Kaba, Fiji, in 1855. It was fought between Fijian Tui Viti Cakobau and his enemies from Rewa and Bau. Cakobau was supported by a strong fleet from Tonga, sent by Tu'i Tonga (King) Taufa'ahau (George I) of Tonga and Ma’afu, governor of the Tongan population in Fiji. The battle was a major victory for Cakobau, thanks mainly to his Tongan allies, and cemented his leadership over Fiji.

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Located at -18.63, -174 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Conflicts in 1855, Fiji–Tonga relations, History of Fiji, History of Tonga, Wars involving Fiji, Wars involving Tonga