Whale News

Top 5 reasons for visiting Tonga

Top 5 reasons why you should visit Tonga today   5. Climate Number 5 on the list is Tonga’s climate! Who doesn’t love tropical weather? Even in winter you get some beautiful sunny weather. This alone brings many many people to the Tongan shores.   4 Culture: Enjoy the culture and traditions of this beautiful […]

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New High End Accommodation 2016

‘You Only Live Once’   Media Release: June 23, 2015 New Resort-Style Accommodation to be included 
in Majestic Whale Encounters Holiday Packages The deluxe Tongan resort of Fafa Island will for the first time be included in two whale swim holidays offered by Australian-based eco operator, Majestic Whale Encounters. Offering whale lovers more luxury and […]

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Majestic Whale Encounters New Deal

‘You Only Live Once’ Media Release: April 16, 2015 * New Offer *
Save $1000 Per Couple and Receive Free Meals
on Whale Swimming Holidays in Tonga
Book by May 30, 2015 Swimming with whales nurturing newborn calves and listening to haunting whale song in the warm, tropical waters of Tonga is now $500 per person cheaper, with […]

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The Whales Are Coming….

You only live once   Media Release: March 19, 2015 The Whales Are Coming… Save More Than $300 on Whale Swimming Holidays in Tonga
And Only 20% Surcharge for Solo Travellers
ALL MAIN MEALS INCLUDED
Book by April 30, 2015 Savings of up to $345 and a single traveller surcharge of only 20 per cent are being offered […]

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Whalefie Campaign

‘You Only Live Once’ Majestic Whale Encounters Joins World’s Biggest-Ever Campaign to Free Whales and Dolphins from Captivity and Invites Australians to Send in a ‘#Whalefie’ Australian whale swimming operator, Majestic Whale Encounters, has invited local wildlife lovers to send in a #whalefie – a selfie with a real or toy whale or dolphin – […]

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New Year

2014 is coming to an end, and we wanted to thank each and every one of you for making it a very memorable year. Ha’apai was beautiful as usual and we were fortunate enough to meet many guests who love the whales just as much as we do. We also wanted to thank the resort […]

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Editorial in the Sydney Telegraph

Humpback numbers increase to record levels in 2014 as “scientific” whaling ends in Antarctic NEIL KEENE THE DAILY TELEGRAPH DECEMBER 27, 2014 12:00AM SHARE 0 IT may have been the Chinese year of the horse but for Aussie whale-watching enthusiasts it has been the year of the humpback. The giant marine mammals, whose numbers were […]

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News Corp Editorial by Ewen Bell

EWEN Bell goes swimming with humpback whales in Tonga’s Haapai Islands with Majestic Whale Encounters. Humpback whales have no trouble finding the Kingdom of Tonga, arriving every winter in their hundreds on holiday from colder waters. Barely rising above the Pacific Ocean, these slender islands are edged with abundant reefs and sheltered waters. For whales […]

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Ha'apai Rebuilding

Important to have Ha’apai rebuild: Vaipulu By ILIESA TORA Nuku’alofa (TDN): Government wants to rebuild Ha’apai’s infrastructure and economy to ensure that the people of the islands stay there in future. Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Infrastructure, Hon  Samiu Vaipulu has confirmed that Cabinet and Government has approved a plan to help rebuild houses […]

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Cyclone Ian

  Tongan islanders taking stock after Cyclone Ian Updated Tue 14 Jan 2014, 8:14pm AEDT PHOTO: The category five cyclone caused widespread damage on the islands of Ha’apai. (Twitter: @ProudTongans) GALLERY: Cyclone Ian brings destruction across Tonga islands RELATED STORY: Extensive cyclone damage across Tonga MAP: TongaEO: 2000 in emergency shelters in Tonga as cyclone cleanup continues (ABC News) EO: 2000 in emergency shelters […]

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