Top things to do in Around Apia

Top Choice Museum in Around Apia

Robert Louis Stevenson Museum & Mt Vaea National Reserve

The Scottish author's former residence is an enchanting estate, with a centrepiece lawn and perfectly manicured gardens. Stevenson's mansion, substantially destroyed in the cyclones in the early 1990s, was lovingly …
Top Choice Waterfall in Around Apia

Papase’ea Sliding Rocks

Kids and adults have a brilliant time skimming down these natural slides – actually small waterfalls – into blessedly cool waterholes; you'll hear happy hoots even before you make your way down the long, precarious …
Nature Reserve in Around Apia

Mt Vaea National Reserve

Robert Louis Stevenson's final resting place is adjacent to the museum that bears his name. Follow the signs for the path – known as the 'Road of Loving Hearts' – to the tomb. At the first unmarked fork, turn left. …
Lake in Around Apia

Lake Lanoto’o National Park

The pea-green crater of Lake Lanoto’o is about as removed from human habitation as you can get on Upolu. Its remote central-highlands location and alternating warm and cold currents lend it an eerie nature. Keep you…
Religious Site in Around Apia

Bahá’í House of Worship

The architecturally interesting Bahá’í House of Worship is one of only eight such structures in the world; all are different except for being domed – this one is 28m high – and having nine sides and entrances, refle…
Waterfall in Around Apia

Papapapai-tai Falls

About 14km south of Apia is the lookout for Papapapai-tai Falls, a 100m waterfall that plunges into a forested gorge; they're one of the longest falls in Samoa. Roughly 100m before the lookout, an unmarked track lea…