Tonga is not the most famous island nation in Polynesia, but definitely worth a visit. Over 150 islands offer great underwater treasures. It’s a good snorkelling and diving spot, best combined with some relaxation on a tropical beach.

Bezienswaardigheden en tips voor Tonga, Polynesië

The first westerners that arrived in Tonga were the Dutch. The explorers Willem Cornelisz Schouten and Jacob le Maire docked in 1616 in the northern part at the island of Niuatoputapu. Followed by Abel Tasman. He visited Tongatapu and Ha’apai in 1643. Another famous explorer visiting Tonga was James Cook in 1773.

A tropical archipelago worth to explore for yourself…