Attractions

Top Choice Market in Tutuila

Fagatogo Market

This is the town’s social centre on a Friday night. Locals come to gossip, ransack food stalls and pick over fresh coconuts, breadfruit and other produce; there's often live music and entertainment, too. When a crui…
Top Choice Island in Tutuila

Fatu ma Futi

Get your camera ready: you'll spot these iconic offshore rock formations on your drive into Pago Pago from the airport. Legend has it that a couple named Fatu and Futi had sailed from Savai'i (Samoa), looking for Tu…
Historic Site in Tutuila

Turtle & Shark Site

The most famous of Tutuila’s legends is set at this dramatic cliff-top site. According to one version, an old lady and her granddaughter were turfed out of their village during a famine, and jumped into the sea. The…
Museum in Tutuila

Jean P Hayden Museum

Has a small but interesting display of Samoan artefacts, including va’a (bonito canoes), alia (war canoes), coconut-shell combs, pigs’ tusk armlets and native pharmacopoeia, plus information on traditional tattooing…
Museum in Tutuila

Tauese PF Sunia Ocean Center

The visitor centre for the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa has informative exhibits relating to the region's reefs and ecosystems; if it's not playing when you arrive, ask to see its 'globe show', an int…
Church in Tutuila

John Williams Church

The village of Leone welcomed the first missionary to Tutuila in 1832. John Williams subsequently erected the island’s first church, garnishing it with three towers, a stunning carved ceiling and stained glass.
Waterfall in Tutuila

Nu’uuli Falls

Standing in stark relief to Nu’uuli’s scruffy strip of restaurants and convenience stores, this secluded waterfall with a deliciously cool swimming hole at its base is a magical place. The surrounding rainforest muf…
Village in Tutuila

Leone

The village of Leone welcomed the first missionary to Tutuila in 1832. John Williams subsequently erected the island’s first church, garnishing it with three towers, a stunning carved ceiling and stained glass. Try …
Archaeological Site in Ta’u

Saua Site

This sacred site is where Tagaloa is said to have created the first humans before sending them out to Polynesia. Its volcanic boulders, wild surf and windswept beach lend it an ancient, supernatural atmosphere. Shor…
Area in Tutuila

Masefau & Sa’ilele

A cross-island road leads from the village of Faga’itua up over a pass before winding slowly down to Masefau, a village that looks too idyllic to be true.Back at the pass, a turn-off takes you down a narrow, pothole…