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Tonga Island Marine Reserve: Tours & Tickets

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30 Jan 2019
“A good day”
20 Jan 2018
“pleasant few minutes visit by boat taxi”
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Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

We were fortunate to watch a pod of about 50 dolfins come up from behind our boat and quickly pass in front of us and move out to sea. Our guide mentioned that he had only seen about three other pods this summer. So, a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 474kentb
Reviewed 20 January 2018

we had no whales or other creatures, than seals during our few minutes visit. Most of the boat taxis stop on this island for a few minutes.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank likornios
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting this area of Onetahuti/Tonga Bay, New Zealand and would like to view Seals this is a great place to visit on a sunny day (the seals bask on the rocks). Definitely worth a visit because of the beauty along the coast.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Explorer811240
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent must visit on kayak trip. We saw Orca, eagle ray, blue penguin and seals around and about on our guided 3 day tour of Abel Tasman. A real trip of a lifetime. Brilliant.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ab700skydive
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Our bus took us to a parking lot and a trail that led to the seal colony. This was a different view then seeing the seals from the catamaran. There was an overlook to see the seals, mothers and babes up close. Be sure to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Just great place to visit and sea seal pups up close. They came and swam with us in kayaks and played alongside us....priceless and a must do. We went with Marahau Sea Kayaks and our guide Sarah was EXCELLENT!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank MHIChris
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The protected waters around the island have a seal colony, with seals lazing on rocks in the day, but sometimes out playing or swimming.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank iamhappysheep
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Seals occupy the shorelines of Tonga Islands in the dozens, probably even hundreds. Their babys were born when I visited end of December and you could hear them cry. The shoreline can be seen either from one of the water taxi's or if you go...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Charly-TA76
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Paradise but the two nights we were at Onetahuti beach, saw two lots of Germans campers trying to cook up mussels off the beach. Maybe needs better signage that it is a marine reserve.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank kamisama2014
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Hire a kayak and explore the shores of Tonga Island while keeping an eye on wildlife. You can spot seals and seabirds... I have seen a Reef Heron in these waters.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Ta J
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