Touch the hidden side of Samoa. Sample the traditional cuisine of Samoa and learn about village life from a Paramount Matai (chief). At Fituafe's Indigenous Vai Villas kayak through winding and dense mangroves to dip this in Safata Bay. Witness firsthand climbing a coconut tree and how coconut cream is naturally made.Fituafe's Indigenous Vai Villas Samoa, located on the central and beautiful south coast of Upolu, is an authentic and rich blend of sustainability, ecology, culture, marine sanctuary, exercise and fun. Kayak through the overhanging mangroves, twisting and turning your way 1.5km to the estuary and beach on Safata Bay. Return through the mangroves.Watch a young Samoan lad scale a coconut tree to fetch a mature coconut ready for making coconut cream. Fituafe, our Paramount Chief, will explain the land, mangrove tour, legends of the area and people. A scrumptious, authentic Samoan meal on the verandah of the Vai Villa Lodge is your finale.
• 6 hours
This tour includes two excursions within O le Pupu Pu’e, Samoa’s largest national park and a visit to the Aganoa Black Sand Beach - all just across the island from Apia.We begin with an 800m walk through beautiful tropical rainforest to the amazing Ma Tree with its buttress roots that extend out for metres in all directions. Next is the day’s highlight walk to the Lava Sea Cliffs . Step back in time and visit the raw beauty of ancient and spectacular volcanic action in the form of sea cliffs, arches and islands. View the swirling bird life on one of the nearby islands. Adjacent to the National Park following a three km 4WD track we reach the magnificent, unspoiled and rarely visited Aganoa Black Sand Beach. Swim and lunch here on one of Samoa’s finest beaches.
• 7.5 hours
This half day tour includes three unforgettable excursions within Samoa’s largest national park, O le Pupu-Pue National Park – just across the island from Apia. We begin with an 800m walk through beautiful tropical rainforest to the amazing Ma Tree with its buttress roots that extend out for metres in all directions. Next is the day’s highlight walk to the Lava Sea Cliffs. Step back in time and visit the raw beauty of ancient and spectacular volcanic action in the form of sea cliffs, arches and islands. View the swirling bird life on one of the nearby islands. Lunch along the way. Finally cool off at Togitogiga Waterfall, a multi-tier set of falls with an idyllic and deep swimming hole under the bottom falls.No minimum number required for bookings - perfect for solo adventurers, couples and small groups!
• 6 hours
This tour takes you to three panoramic mountain peaks all within 15km of Apia. Lake Lanoto’o (760 meters), a magnificent volcanic crater lake. Mount Fiamoe (938 meters); accessed via a 1.5km hike and 150m climb. The North and South coasts of Upolu are beautifully visible from here on a clear day. hHstorical Mount Vaea and Robert Louis Stevenson’s tomb. Another active 4km hike with a 250-metre climb to the top, where the famous author lies. Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of Apia Harbour and surrounds.
• 9 hours
Experience six different magnificent water destinations on an exhilarating journey that will take you eastwards through the diverse north and south coasts of Upolu, three mountain passes, and some tantalising off-road jaunts.Accomplish five different fresh and salt water swims in one day! Piula Cave Pool, Sauniatu Waterfall, Lalomanu Beach, To Sua Ocean Trench & Togitogiga Waterfall.On the way home we have a roadside stop to view Upolu’s highest waterfall,Papapapatai Falls at 110m.No minimum number required for bookings - perfect for solo adventurers, couples and small groups!
• 9 hours
Take a hike then a refreshing swim in this magnificent volcanic crater lake, Lake Lanoto’o is one of only two locations in Samoa to be designated as a ‘Wetland of International Importance’ under the RAMSAR convention.Hike 3km through dense rainforest up to Samoa’s iconic Volcanic Crater Lake. Look out for wild goldfish while cooling off in the lake’s refreshing waters.No minimum number required for bookings - perfect for solo adventurers, couples and small groups!
• 4 hours