Flights to Tonga, flights to Tongatapu, new zealand to Tonga

What is Tonga like?

Tonga is a tropical paradise located just a couple of hours from New Zealand. With scenic beaches, year-round sunshine and low prices, it's clear why it's such a popular holiday destination.

For those who want a bit more to do on their holidays, Tonga has some of the Pacific's best diving spots, lush rainforest hiking trails and rugged coastline to kayak around.

Which airlines fly to Tonga?

Direct flights are available from Auckland to Tongatapu with Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia.

From other airports in New Zealand, you're likely to have a layover in Auckland on the way.

How long is the flight to Tonga?

Tongatapu Fua'amotu International Airport

Auckland to Tongatapu

1 hour 50 minutes (direct)

Christchurch to Tongatapu

4 hours 50 minutes (1 stop)

Queenstown to Tongatapu

5 hours 20 minutes (1 stop)

Wellington to Tongatapu

4 hours 35 minutes (1 stop)

What is the best time to visit Tonga?

Tonga has plenty of sunny days, with average monthly temperatures ranging from 22°C to 27°C. The warmer period, between December and April, is also the country's wet season.

The whale watching season runs from July to October, as humpback whales arrive in the area to give birth.

Do I need a visa for Tonga?

New Zealand citizens can get a visa on arrival in Tonga for a visit of up to 31 days.

How expensive is Tonga?

Tonga is far cheaper than New Zealand. In local restaurants, you can get a meal for less than NZ$5 and a local beer for less than NZ$3. In resorts, you may find prices closer to what you'd expect at home.

The local currency is the Tongan pa'anga.

Useful tips about Tonga

Tonga is seen as a safe country to visit, with low rates of crime. Keep up-to-date with warnings on the Safe Travel website.

Many shops and restaurants close on Sundays.

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Please note: all information is correct as of November, 2017.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.