Travel Guide

Travel Guide to ‘Eua

Getting to ‘Eua from Tongatapu (main island)

Welcome to Toafa Lodge! As you embark on your journey to the scenic ‘Eua island, we’re here to ensure your travel is as smooth as possible. Located just off the East Coast of Tongatapu, ‘Eua is a gem of the Kingdom of Tonga, awaiting your exploration.

By Air: Lulutai Domestic Airline For a swift transition from Tongatapu to ‘Eua, consider the aerial route.

Lulutai Airline
Duration: Approximately 10 minutes
Cost: TOP $100 per person, one way
Schedule: Stay updated with Lulutai’s Facebook page.
By Ferry: Experience the Ocean’s Embrace For a leisurely and scenic journey, the ferry is your best bet. Here are the available services:

MV ‘Onemato
Duration: 2hrs – 3hrs
Cost: TOP $30 per person, one way
Schedule: Stay updated with MV ‘Onemato’s Facebook page.
By Ferry: Experience the Ocean’s Embrace For a leisurely and scenic journey, the ferry is your best bet. Here are the available services:

MV Malau
Duration: 2hrs – 3hrs
Schedule: Stay updated with MV Malau’s Facebook page .
Cost: TOP $30 per person, one way
By Ferry: Experience the Ocean’s Embrace For a leisurely and scenic journey, the ferry is your best bet. Here are the available services:

MV Vaomapa
Duration: 2hrs – 3hrs
Cost: TOP $30 per person, one way
Schedule: Stay updated with MV Vaomapa’s Facebook page.
Navigating ‘Eua
‘Eua may be compact, but to truly experience its charm, transportation planning is crucial. At Toafa Lodge, we offer a drop-off service to climbing sites and other attractions for just $15 per person. If you’re an adventurer at heart, consider exploring the island by foot, bike, or rental car. For accurate navigation, offline map apps like Google Maps, can be invaluable.
Local Culture
Sundays in ‘Eua resonate with the harmony of church bells and the sanctity of rest, remember other businesses stay closed. So, prep ahead and gather your essentials by Saturday evening.

Visa Information
Most visitors from countries like New Zealand, Australia, Canada, UK, US, and Europe can enter Tonga without a visa. On arrival, you’ll receive a 31-day visitor’s visa, extendable up to six months.
Looking forward to your stay at Toafa Lodge! If you have questions or need assistance, please reach out. Dive into the ‘Eua experience with us! 🌅🌴🐋