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Topic: Is there surfing allowed on sunday's?

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Is there surfing allowed on sunday's?

« on: October 31 2005 09:10:00 »

ive heard sundays strictly a day of rest but is that only for the locals and can tourists get away with going for a surf? Im going out there to work a bit and might only be able to surf at the weekends so it matters a little more than a normal holiday



RE: Is there surfing allowed on sunday's?

« Reply #1 on: November 01 2005 07:11:00 »

Continued from above post:
Visiting surfers have been surfing on Sunday in Tonga for years and there has never been anyone prosecuted. It's a good idea, for everyone's sakes, to excercise discretion by keeping a low profile and not parading through villages with surfboards under arm on Sundays. If everyone does the right thing there shouldn't be any dramas. If unsure ask the local surfers.



RE: Is there surfing allowed on sunday's?

« Reply #2 on: May 05 2006 19:05:00 »

If you don't feel comfortable surfing on a Sunday and Don't really feel like just sitting around, head out to a little island off Nuku'alofa called Pangaimotu, it caters for western tourists on Sunday, has nice beaches, good food, even organised activities like beach volleyball. It was a couple of years ago now that I was there so just assuming it still happens.
Cheers and Good Luck



RE: Is there surfing allowed on sunday's?

« Reply #3 on: March 06 2008 18:03:00 »

i'm moving over to tonga next year and ive been over there a number of times... it is find to go and surf but the idea is to go to pangamoto island... no surfing but still relaxing as ever.



RE: Is there surfing allowed on sunday's?

« Reply #4 on: March 07 2008 20:03:00 »

Jay is right on (except there offshore reefs n. of isle and take w swell) and Alex's on drugs,wtf!, maybe...if I go...then there might be....water....and wind....and softball...or rugby match!!wtf!

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