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Tonga Country Quickfacts

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Area:  748 km² (289 sq mi)
Capital: Nukuʻalofa
Country Code: 676
Country Population: 103,036
Credit Cards: All major credit cards are accepted with a 5% service charge.
Currency: Paʻanga (TOP)
Drives on the: Left
Electricity: 220 - 240 V (Australian configuration)
Ethnic Groups:  Tongans are Polynesian by ethnicity with a small mix of Melanesian. A small percentage are mixed Tongans and the rest are European (the majority being British)
Flag: Tonga Flag
Location: North east of New Zeland, 1/3rd the distance to Hawaii.
Official Language(s): Tongan, English
Religion: Christian with Polynesian influences.
Time Zone: (UTC+13) Daylight savings not observed
Tipping: Tipping is not required except in Samoa and some tourist areas. Dancer performers or expensive restaurants are the exceptions.



Tonga Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Tonga. 

Learn about the history and culture of Tonga., the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Tonga's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, and 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Tonga. for yourself. Start exploring...book one of our Tonga vacations today!


Extend Your Stay

Consider an additional stopover after or before one of your Tonga tours at one of Goway's other South Pacific destinations. You can choose from our selection of Australian vacationsNew Zealand vacation packages, Tahiti vacation packages, one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. 

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Goway’s Downunder wizards can offer you many ways to explore and enjoy Tonga. Choose from a simple island stopover and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Tonga.



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