On the Edge of the Forest, 'Eua Island, Tonga

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Travel Info

It is easy to get to 'Eua. Just catch the regular ferry service or the 8 minute flight from Tongatapu Island.


 Map showing Tongatapu and 'Eua Islands and the locations of the ferry terminals and the airports



Catch the regular ferry service from Nuku'alofa. Typically, ferries:


  • to ‘Eua:  leave Queen Salote wharf in Nuku’alofa at 12.30 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
  • leave ‘Eua:  early morning on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Approx cost:  TOP$27 one way

Approx time:  2.5 hours

Contact:  MV Alaimoana (+676 21326) or the MV 'Ikale (+676 23855)


  • Ask Jasmine and Fe'ao about the latest ferry schedule, as it is occasionally subject to change.
  • If you catch the blue ferry (MV Alaimoana), keep an eye out for Tei. He's the Captain!

Pick Up On 'Eua


Taina in her car

Please notify Jasmine and Fe'ao in advance to arrange a pick up from the wharf or the airport. There is a pick up fee of TOP$6 per person from the wharf (as it is 7 kilometres to Taina’s) or TOP$4 per person from the airport.



Need Travel Info/Advice?

Please do not hestitate to ask Jasmin or Fe'ao for travel information or advice.
You might also like to look at
  • tongaholiday.com - maintained by the Tonga Visitors Bureau (Ministry of Tourism), the national tourist office of the Kingdom of Tonga
  • eua-island-tonga.com - has lots of information on Tongan culture, legends, kava, tapa making, food and more!

Domestic Airline


Chathams Pacific logo

Chatham’s Pacific have regular flights from Tongatapu Island to 'Eua Island. The flight takes just 8 minutes!

Approx cost: TOP$85 one way.



International Airlines


Three international airlines fly to the capital Nuku'alofa on Tongatapu Island.



flypacificblue.com +676 24566

airnewzealand.com +676 23192

airpacific.com +676 26110



Sunday is a DAY OF REST!  There are NO ferry or plane services on Sundays. You may wish to go to church and enjoy an umu instead!


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Taina's Place


Telefoni Road, Ha’atua Village, 'Eua Island, The Kingdom of Tonga

Phone: +676 501 86
Mobile: +676 7765 002 / +676 7717326

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