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Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes

Houma | corner of salote rd and one way rd., Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Worth a visit

Great view, amazing blowholes, cool photos!! Was easy to find. Can buy trinkets from locals here... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
116Me
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Nelson, New Zealand
A Natural Wonder

If you go to Tongatapu, you need to go here - simply stunning. A natural treasure. We hired a car... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sheridan2808
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Houma | corner of salote rd and one way rd., Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great view, amazing blowholes, cool photos!! Was easy to find. Can buy trinkets from locals here. If you are looking around the island - don't miss this. No food to buy here - or at any of the attractions - bring your own.

Thank 116Me
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you go to Tongatapu, you need to go here - simply stunning. A natural treasure. We hired a car and drove around the island - this was my favourite site to see.

Thank Sheridan2808
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rode our bikes and took a picnic - awesome place! A great view along the coast as the crashing waves send water bursting through holes high into the air.

Thank Nix_Crawley
Reviewed 1 week ago

The blow holes are something to see for sure! If you are not having someone drive you around the island try to get here yourself, as in... you do NOT need a guide for this place. Also ask locals about the tide. There are lots...More

Thank Wattetiparoch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You drive down a rough dirt road and arrive at a timber platform over the cliff edge to see a blowhole or 2, but no-one told us the scale of what unfolded - so we slowly scanned around to the right looking up the coast...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely a place to visit when in Tonga. You have to see it to witness the beauty. Pictures come out amazing.

Thank Kay N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth the visit if you are driving around the coast! Not a shame if you miss them, but not a lot else to see on Tongatapu so may as well stop by!

Thank Kcory
Reviewed 10 June 2017

visited as part of a private tour around the island. worth a visit. will vary depending on the weather

Thank pmeltham
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The blowholes were beautiful and spectacular on the day we went. The waves were not very large, but the spray from the blowholes went high and wide. Terrific! On a sunny day at about mid-tide, the view was excellent.

Thank mollyo17
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We visited the blowholes by rental car - fairly easy to find and a nice surprise as we weren't sure what to expect. Great natural beauty and nothing else there (i.e. not overdeveloped)

Thank _bridget_b_mumof3
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