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Nuku'Alofa, Tonga



Nuku'Alofa is Tonga's capital located on the island of Tongatapu.

Where You're Docked

Cruise ships dock close to town at the newly reconstructed Vuna Wharf.

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Money and Tipping

Tonga's currency is the Pa'anga (TOP). US and Australian dollars may be accepted. Tipping is generally not expected in this region of the world.

Local Transportation

You will need to take a tour, hire a taxi, or rent a car to see sights outside of town.


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In Town

  • Old Royal Palace - You can peer at the King's official residence through the gates.
  • Royal Tombs - You will also have to peer into these from the gates.

Outside of Town

  • Captain Cook's Landing Site - Where Captain Cook arrived in 1777.
  • Haamonga a Maui Trilithon - This structure is Tonga's mini stonehenge.

Shopping & Restaurants

Talamahu Market - The main local farmer's market (next to the Central Police Station). There may also be some stalls set up on the cruise pier.


Cafes and restaurants may provide free wifi to customers.

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Tongatapu Island


Nuku'Alofa Weather Forecast


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