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Tonga Galleries and Museums
Gallery | Blue Banana Studios
Gallery | Waterfront Cafe & Lodge
This is a hotel situated in Ma’ufanga, Nuku’alofa and is also a popular venue where artists often meet and are invited to show their works. The art gallery holds numerous exhibitions throughout the year.
Museum | Tuku’aho Memorial Museum
This is a museum covering traditional Tongan culture. The collection includes objects from activities such as tapa making and Kava ceremonies. There is also a room dedicated for other Pacific Island nations and the history of Tuopu College.
Museum | Afa Eli Historical Museum and Research Library
A museum library with a collection that covers a broad range of artifacts found and used in Ha’apai. This includes photography, natural history, archaeological, maps and outdoor sculpture.
Museum | Tonga National Museum
This museum has a permanent Lapita pottery exhibition and holds numerous collections illustrating the cultural and local history of Tonga. It has the ability to receive touring exhibitions, holds educational programs and has a research library.
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Hideaway Nature and Culture Tours
A tour dedicated to the local nature and wildlife situated in Eua. Trek through rainforest where you can witness the Banyan trees believed to be over 800 years old and wander along the ‘rock gardens’. Camping, whale watching and other experiences are also available.
Vava’u Adventures,LTD. Kart Safaris
This is a tour for the dedicated photographer. An opportunity to drive your own kart following a guide through 40km of local villages, plantations and bush trails on the island of Vava’u Lahi.
Ika Lahi Lodge
Ika Lahi Lodge provides log cabins situated on the foreshore inside Hunga Island Lagoon, a popular fishing spot. The site includes a private sandy beach and is a short walk to the native rainforest.
Ha’atafu Beach Resort
This resort is located on the main island of Tongatapu and offers traditional thatched roof fales set amongst landscaped tropical gardens right on the beach. The resort owns its own fishing boats, and offers fresh local cuisine.
A Boutique hotel situated on the waterfront in the chain of Vava’u islands. The lodge provides stunning views of the Port of Refuge Harbour and is surrounded by a rich, green tropical garden, while downtown Neiafu, Tongas is only a 20 minute walk away.
Fafa Island Resort Restaurant
Situated on a chain of islands north of Nuku’alofa, the Fafa Island Resort Restaurant is located directly on the beach. It is famous for its unique contemporary Pacific European gourmet dishes, prepared using fresh produce from the local market.
Friends Cafe and Tourist Center
Located on Taufa’ahau road in the capital Nuku’alofa, the Friends Cafe is a popular meeting place for visitors and locals. Serving local and international dishes using fresh produce, it also offers information for visitors in its tourist center.