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Tonga: Vava'u Landscape Photography -- Part One: Beaches

This articles is about Tonga Landscape photography in Vava'u.  I recently returned from a 10 day trip in these beautiful islands.  Because there is no information on photography in the island group of Vava'u, Tonga, I want to share what I have learned.  In this article I will focus on many of the incredible beaches.  They are clean, empty, private, gorgeous and unspoiled.  These are reached by boat.  Many of the islands in Vava'u group are uninhabited and the only way to really get around is on the water.

I will give my best beaches a ranking from number one and on down just for fun and for interest!
#1:  Best beach in Vava'u Tonga:  Ngau and its' neighboring isle of Taunga. This stunning beach is actually a stretch of sand reaching from one island to another.  At low tide one can walk without getting feet wet.  When the tide is a bit higher, wading from one beach to the other is equally fun.  Sand dollars are everywhere and you can easily leave with 10 or 20 "…

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