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Located on the southern-most inhabited island in the Vava’u archipelago, this resort comprises four traditional Tongan falés, all boasting spectacular, private beach views and the opportunity to watch whales from your accommodation!

The eco-resort utilises solar panels to supply power and adaptors are available so that cameras and phones can be charged. A walkway connects your accommodation to the restaurant, bar and well stocked library. WiFi internet access is available.

Mounu Island Resorts is a tranquil oasis where you can discover Tonga’s beautiful white coral beaches fringed by colourful coral reefs in a completely private setting.

Dive Centre

Dive Vava’u is PADI, NAUI, SDI, TDI and IANTD (Technical) affiliated and collect divers each morning to explore the fascinating local dive sites. Mounu in Tongan means ‘bait fish’, and huge numbers of sardines shoal in the shallow waters around the island. During the summer months, turtles nest on the island and humpback whales inhabit the waters from Jul-Nov. Facilities include a full service photographic and video centre. Nitrox is available.

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Key info

  • Ideal for:
    • Honeymooners
    • Non-divers
  • Diving suitable for:
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  • Nitrox available

Dive trips

This accommodation is featured in the following itinerary:

Fiji & Tonga Dive Experience

Enjoy a week of adventure in Fiji’s Pacific Harbour, before the tranquillity of the Vava’u region of Tonga, where you will find intriguing dive sites, wrecks and underwater caves, with white-tip sharks, lobster and schooling fish.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 18 days
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
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Vava’u is an idyllic vision of brilliant blue water surrounding shallow fringing reefs and high island peaks. The diving is spectacular and diverse, with humpback whales visiting seasonally. Visibility averages 30 metres and the water is warm all year round.

  • Ideal for viewing: humpback whale
  • Excellent for: Liveaboard diving