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Mataika Destination Guide

Touring Mataika in Tonga

Mataika in the region of Vava`u is located in Tonga - some 191 mi or ( 308 km ) North-East of Nuku'alofa , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Mataika

Time in Mataika is now 02:48 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tongatapu " with a UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Nuku'alofa, Nopapu, Mangia, Makave, and Longomapu. Being here already, consider visiting Nuku'alofa . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Mataika ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Totally Tonga Honeymoon

8:29 min by Seth Hynes
Views: 36243 Rating: 4.89

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 ..


6:09 min by Jeff Jennings
Views: 24335 Rating: 4.91

a sea kayaking expedition in the Vava'u Islands of Tonga ..

Whale Group Mating

1:14 min by Scott Portelli
Views: 14109 Rating: 3.00

A group of six Humpback whales courting and displaying mating behaviour. ..


6:09 min by Jeff Jennings
Views: 10703 Rating: 5.00


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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 4 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 4 km away
Tags: Populated places in 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 6 km away
Tags: Botanical gardens 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 -18.67 -174.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Islands of Tonga