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Flying Annie (5 Water Days)

Located in prime proximity to the town’s heart, Flying Annie stands as the top accommodation choice for those keen on accessibility. A mere 5-minute stroll positions you amidst a range of restaurants and the tranquil water’s edge.

Packages

Prices are per-person. The whales arrive in June. Pricing is based on double occupancy.

Group FA-1-4

Jul 19 – Jul 26

0 Space Left

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-2-4

Jul 26 – Aug 2

0 Space Left

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-3-4

Aug 2 – Aug 9

4 Spaces Left (4 pax boat)

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-4-4

Aug 9 – Aug 16

4 Spaces Left (4 pax boat)

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-5-4

Aug 16- Aug 23

4 Spaces Left (4 pax boat)

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-6-4

Aug 23 – Aug 30

4 Spaces Left (4 pax boat)

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-7-4

Aug 30 – Sep 6

3 Spaces Left (4 pax boat)

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-8-4

Sep 6 – Sep 13

4 Spaces Left (4 pax boat)

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-9-4

Sep 13 – Sep 20

4 Spaces Left (4 pax boat)

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-10-4

Sep 20 – Sep 27

4 Spaces Left (4 pax boat)

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-11-4

Sep 27 – Oct 4

4 Spaces Left (4 pax boat)

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-12-4

Oct 4 – Oct 11

4 Spaces Left (4 pax boat)

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-13-4

Oct 11 – Oct 18

4 Spaces Left (4 pax boat)

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-14-4

Oct 18 – Oct 25

4 Spaces Left (4 pax boat)

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Group FA-15-4

Oct 25 – Nov 1

0 Space Left

Per Person Cost, From

$5700 USD

3000 USD

Sale

Included In All Trips

Accommodation

Accredited whale guides

Hot breakfast

Return transport from VAV airport

Boat & skipper

Lunches on whale water days

Itinerary Example

The first and last day of your trip dates are the arrival and departure dates. Every other day is a whale swim day, except Sundays. Boats leave at 7:30am and are allowed to be out for 7 hours, which is dictated by whale swim regulations in Tonga.

  • Saturday
    Arrival Day – The first day of the trip is an arrival day into Vava’u, Tonga
  • Sunday
    Sunday is a day of rest. No business is allowed to operate and flights are not allowed in or out of Tonga.
  • Monday – Friday
    Water Days – Typically we like to leave the dock at 7:30 am.
  • Saturday
    Departure Day – this is the departure day of the trip. Check out is 10am.

Information

Whale season in Vava’u is mid-July through October. Some days are sunny; some days are cloudy. The weather is warm, but you’ll want to bring a wind jacket to keep you comfortable on the boat. Water temperature is around 77 F (25 C).

Vava’u, in our opinion, is the best place in the world for in-water encounters with humpback whales. Only snorkeling is allowed with the whales as they don’t like divers’ bubbles, and it’s hard to keep up with whales on SCUBA. The topography of the islands allows us to work in most conditions, excluding intense weather days of course.

We will go out and swim with the whales in most conditions; the weather and seas don’t seem to affect the whales at all. We search for the whales in calm, sheltered bays, open sea — pretty much wherever the day takes us!