How to Get Here
is a group of islands 275 miles north of the main Tongan island of
Tongatapu . International flights fly into Tongatapu regularly from
many destinations. There is currently one domestic carrier operating
here in Vava’u but it seems hard to get any info from travel agents
regarding them so hopefully the following info will be of assistance.
We always recommend obtaining travel insurance when traveling to remote locations.
Real Tonga Head Office
Tungi Colonnade, Nuku'alofa, Tonga
REAL – Tonga / Palu Aviation Services Ltd
Ph +676 23777
Daily (except Sunday) transfers take approximately 1 hour.
When you arrive at the
international terminal in Tongatapu there is little or no information
about transferring to domestic flights, but what you need to do is get a
taxi (they’ll be waiting right outside the terminal door) and take a 2
min ride down the road to the domestic terminal (should cost about $5
When you get to Vava’u
we can arrange for the best taxi driver in Vava'u to meet you at the
airport in Vava’u to transfer you to Lucky's for $50. He will stop in
town allowing you to collect supplies before coming out to Lucky's
Beach. Just send us your flight details and confirm the day before.
The new ferry MV 'Otuanga'afa is running fairly regularly now. Information about cost and schedule can be found at www.fisa.to
Another cheaper travel option for
getting to Vava’u is the ferry from Tongatapu which comes to Vava’u once
a week, but booking requires a bit of research and the sources are in
Nuku'alofa. This option is good if you are bringing large, or heavy