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Swimming with Whales in Tonga

Swimming with Whales in Tonga: Everything You Need to Know

By Hannah Logan - April 11, 2021
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“Ready…. GO!” Without hesitating I push myself off of the boat and into the rolling ocean waves. GoPro strapped to my wrist, I swim straight ahead, eyes scanning the waters around me for any flicker of movement or flash of a tail. A couple of waves crash over me, causing the salty water to flow…

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Swimming with whales in Tonga

The Best Things to do in Tonga: A Tongatapu Island Guide

By Hannah Logan - April 11, 2021
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Tonga was somewhere I’ve had my eye on for a while now for one big reason: it’s one of the only places in the world where you can swim with humpback whales. In September of 2018, I finally got there but after spending a minor fortune on flights and pre-booked whale swim tours, my budget…

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Things to do in Tongatapu

I Was Sexually Assaulted in Tonga After Trying to Blend with the Locals

By Hannah Logan - October 1, 2018
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Tonga was a dream destination for me. The idea of being able to swim with humpback whales blew my mind and I was more than happy to discover those postcard-perfect islands surrounded by clear aqua waters and fringed with soft, white sand. It took me a year to plan and save up for it. But it…

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