Gig Guide in Vava'u Islands, South Pacific, Kingdom of Tonga


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Upcoming Events:

July -

4 Jul American Independence Day

7 Jul to 9 Jul Miss Galaxy Contest - Nukualofa

12 Jul Birthday of the Heir to the Crown of Tonga.

14 Jul Bastille Day

26 Jul Full Moon – possible Full Moon Party


August - Royal Agricultural show held every 2 years in Vava'u - whalewatching - fresh coconuts to drink

1 Aug Official Birthday of the King of Tonga – public holiday moves to the first weekday

TBC Royal Agriculture show Vava’u

6 Aug Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

13 Aug Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

20 Aug Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

24 Aug Full Moon – possible Full Moon Party

27 Aug Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats


September - Marlin & sailfish competition -whalewatching

TBC Tonga Whale Count day

3 Sep Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

10 Sep Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

15 Sep MS Sun princess 1590 Passengers Nuku’alofa

16 Sep MS Sun princess 1590 Passengers Vava’u

16 Sep to 22 Sep Tonga Int. Billfish Tournament - Briefing on Thursday 16th September - Fishing Friday 17th & Saturday 18th - Lay day on Sunday 19th - Fishing Monday 20th & Tuesday 21st - Wednesday 22nd is a Reserve Day & Prize giving

17 Sep Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

23 Sep Full Moon – Full Moon Party in conjunction with Regatta Vavau www.regattavavau.com

22 to 28 Regatta Vavau and Sail Week www.regattavavau.com

24 Sep Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

25 Sep MV Clipper Odyssey 110 passengers Niua Fo’ou

27 Sep MV Clipper Odyssey 110 passengers Vava’u


October - fun & fish - whalewatching - watermelon luscious

1 Oct Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

8 Oct Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

15 Oct Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

17 Oct MV Spirit of Oceanus 120 passengers Niua Toputapu

23 Oct Full Moon – possible Full Moon Party

21 Oct to 27 Oct NZ Fishing News Tournament - Briefing on Thursday 21st October - Fishing Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd - Lay day on Sunday 24th - Fishing on Monday 25th & Tuesday 26th  - Wednesday 27th is a Reserve day.

22 Oct Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

29 Oct Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

31 Oct Haloween


November - mangoes dropping from the trees - great sport fishing and diving - may be whales

4 Nov Constitution Day – public holiday

5 Nov Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

5 Nov Guy Fawkes Day

12 Nov Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

15 Nov MS Paul Gaugin 332 passengers Nuku’alofa

15 Nov MV Hanseatic 184 passengers Nukualofa

16 Nov MV Hanseatic 184 passengers Vava’u

19 Nov Friendly Islands Yacht Race – crew positions available, prizes for all boats

21 Nov Full Moon – possible Full Moon Party

26 Nov to 4 Dec Tonga National Tournament - Briefing on Friday 26th November - Fishing day one on Saturday 27th then Fishing Friday 3rd December and Saturday 4th December

29 Nov MV Spirit of Oceanus 120 passengers Vava’u

30 Nov MS Paul Gaugin 332 passengers Nuku’alofa


December - pineapples so sweet & cheap - village netball games - Overseas Tongan Expats come home
4 Dec Tupou I Day – public holiday
21 Dec Full Moon – possible Full Moon Party

25 Dec Christmas Day – public holiday
26 Dec Boxing Day – public holiday


Full Moon Parties are organized by several companies in Vava’u – a resort or public beach is the host for the event. Dance, eat and drink to the wee small hours – then water taxi back to town or your yacht