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Tonga Yacht Charter

A sailing yacht charter vacation in Tonga in the South Pacific will feel like ‘heaven’. That’s what Captain Cook thought when he sailed upon the Ancient Kingdom of Tonga, two hundred years ago and named Tonga ‘the friendly islands’. Since then, these gorgeous islands have barely changed; such is the sedate pace with which life proceeds. A Tonga yacht charter will make you feel as though you’ve landed in paradise. On a sailing yacht charter or a motor yacht charter in Tonga, you can find out that 71 islands are still an untouched delight.

Tonga - Image courtesy of Tourism Tonga

Tonga - Image courtesy of Tourism Tonga

The northern archipelago of Vava’u, with Neiafu at its heart, is becoming increasingly popular for yacht charters because of its charm and beauty with. In the waters off Vava'u, you'll find every imaginable shade of blue and green. White sandy beaches are protected by the reefs, providing superb sailing, swimming and snorkeling. The clarity of the water is astounding with visibility exceeding 100 feet! If like diving, there are underwater caves, a wide variety of hard corals, over 100 species of colorful tropical fish, giant clams, manta rays, sea turtles and spinner dolphins, not to mention the humpback whales. The humpback whales migrate to Vava’u each year, between June and August. Vava'u is one of the only places in the world, where you can still snorkel and dive with the whales.

Tonga - Haapai Canoe - Image credit to Tourism Tonga Tonga Haapai diving Tonga Surfing - Image courtesy of Tourism Tonga

Photos courtesy of Tourism Tonga

Onshore, you’ll find volcanoes, dramatic limestone cliffs and lush tropical rainforests to explore. Many of the islands of Vava'u are still uninhabited and unspoiled, which makes a sailing yacht charter, the best way to get around. The sailing conditions are calm and hospitable, even for the amateur sailor, and ideal for bareboat charters and crewed charters alike. The Kingdom of Tonga is one of the world's premier yet un-crowded sailing destinations. Come and discover this magic of Tonga, for yourself on a yacht charter, the best way to see Tonga.

Hunga Lagoon is lovely enclosed area and you can sail west from here to experience first rate deep-sea fishing for tuna, dorado and sailfish. Tonga also boasts many sea caves which can be visited on your yacht charter holiday, such as Swallows cave on the northern tip of Kapa Island or Mariner’s Cave, located at the northwest end of Naupapu Island.

Tonga yacht charter - Image courtesy of Tourism Tonga

Tonga yacht charter - Image credit to Tourism Tonga

All the main types of yacht charter boats are available in Tonga including motor, sailing, bareboat charter, skippered, crewed yachts, catamaran, power boat, sailboat, luxury yachts and even the occasional super yacht charter.

The primary yacht charter season is from April to November although charters can run all year round, subject to hurricane season from January to March.

Below is a list of some of the yachts available for Tonga boat rental. For additional information and the full list of yachts that best suite your needs and a personalised itinerary, don't hesitate to get in touch with our experienced brokers here.

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Dear Clare, I came back home from my honeymoon just yesterday. The time on board on Melinda was wonderful, Tonga is a piece of paradise on the earth and even if the weather wasn't good (clouds and rain for almost all the time) the crew was great in finding something to do: they often took us with the dinghy for a walk ashore or for an exploration of the coast around and they had care of us for everything. For all the time we had great sailing, great snorkeling, really good food and it was very interesting to explore the islands where we were anchored for the night. I think we will never forget all the places and all the people we met, overall we will never forget the crew (Christine for her magnificent cakes, Steve for all his stories and for the funny sailing and Mesi for his precision in doing everything). And I will never forget your courtesy and kindness in the organization of this trip. Thank you so much!

Yachting Destinations In and Around Tonga

In close proximity to Tonga are a number of exciting sailing destination.

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