Tonoas Island, Chuuk, Micronesia
Tonoas (Dublon) is an island located in the Chuuk lagoon, Micronesia. It is a lush tropical island with beautiful greenery and gigantic trees.
Tonoas was the center for the Japanese Navy during World War II, and still has many remains of the battle known as Operation Hailstone. A Japanese war memorial is located on the island.
Things to See and Do
* Bird watching
* Snorkelling & diving
* Village tour
* Traditional dances
* Japanese War Memorial
Cruise Season – Jan – Dec
Currency – United States dollar (USD)
Language –English, Chukese
Land Area – 8.8 km²
Population – 4,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT plus ten hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 691
Transport Links – Micronesia can be reached by air from Honolulu, Manila and Guam (flights arrive there from the USA, Australia and Asia). A Circle Micronesia air pass starting in Los Angeles or San Francisco, or a Visit Micronesia pass originating in Guam, will let you skip around the islands.
Access to Tonoas is via a flight to Weno in Chuuk State, then motorboat transfer to Tonoas.