Nuku alofa, Tonga
Liku'alofa Scenic Island Drive
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Approximately 3½ Hours
Explore Tongatapu as you board an island-style bus and travel to the west coast of the island. You will pass the Royal Palace and the Central Business District of the capital city of Nuku'alofa.
Enjoy free time to relax at Liku'alofa Resort, set against a stunning white sand beach on the island's western shore. Your visit features refreshments, including seasonal tropical fruits.
The blowholes on Tonga's western coast, called the Chief's Whistles, are widely considered the most spectacular blowholes in the entire South Pacific.
You'll stop near Kolovai to observe the flying foxes -- these nocturnal fruit bats sleep suspended from trees, heads down and wings folded. The bats are is Tonga's only native land mammal and their wings span nearly three feet. They enjoy sacred status here in Tonga. Standing directly under the ironwood pines in which they hang is to be avoided at all costs!
You'll see the Liahona Mormon Coconut Plantation, home to a natural oddity -- a bizarre, three-headed coconut tree.
Transportation is by basic island bus with no air-conditioning or PA system. Restroom facilities are limited and very basic. Wear sunglasses, sunscreen and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a hat and insect repellent. Blowholes are affected by sea and weather conditions; blowhole activity is not guaranteed. Tour does not operate on Sundays.