Queen Victoria arrives in Tonga

The Queen Victoria has arrived in Nuku’alofa today for the second times as she last visited the Kingdom on 9 Feb 2006.

The cruise ship berthed at  Vuna Wharf at 8am after sailing from Auckland with about 1900 passengers.

A Tonga's Ports of Authority statement says its Acting General Manager, Mr 'Alo ki Hakau Maileseni presented a gift to the captain of the ship in Nuku’alofa.

The Queen has seven restaurants, thirteen bars, three swimming pools, a ballroom, and a theatre.

Queen Victoria is operated by the Cunard Line, named after the late British monarch, Queen Victoria.

She is the running mate to Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth.

It left Nuku’alofa at 5 pm en route to Pangopango, Samoa.

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