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Leimatu'a Destination Guide

Explore Leimatu'a in Tonga

Leimatu'a in the region of Vava`u is a town in Tonga - some 192 mi or ( 309 km ) North-East of Nuku'alofa , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Leimatu'a is now 02:58 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tongatapu " with a UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Pangai, Nuku'alofa, Nopapu, Mangia, and Makave. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Pangai . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Leimatu'a ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



6:09 min by Jeff Jennings
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a sea kayaking expedition in the Vava'u Islands of Tonga ..

Whale Group Mating

1:14 min by Scott Portelli
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A group of six Humpback whales courting and displaying mating behaviour. ..

Tonga Surf Outer Islands

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Go to for more information or email A few waves found in the outer islands of the Vavau Group , The Kingdom of Tonga. Low Impact Surf Tours has ..

Flying into the Vava'u airport in Tonga

5:35 min 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. ..

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Interesting facts about this location


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 -174.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Islands of Tonga, 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 -18.65 -173.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Divisions of Tonga, Islands of 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 -18.65 -173.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
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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 -18.67 -174.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: 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 -18.64 -173.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Botanical gardens in Tonga