Tonga Flights GuideThe Kingdom of Tonga is known as the Friendly Islands made up of 169 islands in the South Pacific Ocean. Whale watching is a popular activity in Tonga with Humpback Whales arriving from June through November. While you're near the water, try your hand at watersports like snorkelling or scuba diving or catch some waves by surfing on Eua Island, Niutoua Beach, or on Ha'apai Island. The capital of Nuku'alofa holds the Royal Palace and the nearby Mala'e Kula or Royal Tombs. Rare flying foxes can be seen in Kolovai while the impressive Tonga blowholes can be found on the Houma coastline.
Most travelers enter into Tongo through Fua'amotu Airport with flights to and from Australia, New Zealand, and nearby Samoa. Connections to Tonga from Fiji are available if you are arriving from North America or Hong Kong. Tonga has a tropical climate with a hot season and cyclone season. The hot season occurs during December through April with temperatures rising above 32 degrees celsius. Temperatures cool down in May through November with the cyclone season falling from November through April.