In a company first, Royal Caribbean International have announced that they will be visiting Tongan ports of Vava’u on December 12, 2016 and Nuku’alofa on December 13, 2016 for the very first time.
These new ports of call will give passengers the opportunity to visit the renowned coral gardens in Vava’u. Passengers will also have the opportunity to visit the town of Nuku’alofa, which is the home of the only Royal Family within the Pacific Islands.
The two Tongan ports of call feature on the 13 night cruise on Radiance of the Seas which departs Sydney on the 3rd December and will also visit ports such as Isle of Pines in New Caledonia, Lifou in the Loyalty Islands, Suva and Lautoka in Fiji before arriving in Auckland on the 16th December.
Adam Armstrong, managing director for Royal Caribbean International in Australia and New Zealand, expressed his delight and excitement at the addition of the Tongan ports of call:
“We’ve had our eye on Tonga as a destination for our guests for some time,’
‘Radiance of the Seas is the perfect size for us to explore new ports in our region, paving the way for a number of new, exciting destinations for our guests.”
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