Northwestern Savai'i attractions

Viewpoint in Northwestern Savai'i

Cape Mulinu’u

The country's most western point is not only gorgeously scenic (until Samoa hopped the dateline, it was the last place in the world the sun set each day), but home to many fascinating cultural and archaeological sit…
Nature Reserve in Northwestern Savai'i

Falealupo Canopy Walk

This wobbly walk takes you across a 24m jerry-built bridge strung between two large trees almost 10m above the rainforest floor. After you cross the walkway to the second tree, climb via a slightly sturdier wooden l…
Ruins in Northwestern Savai'i

Falealupo Ruins

Cyclones Ofa and Val struck the peninsula in 1990 and 1991, completely destroying the village of Falealupo. The decision was made to rebuild the village further inland and the ruined village was left in tatters, tho…
Archaeological Site in Northwestern Savai'i

House of Rock

Legend says this site – a partially collapsed lava tube – is the result of a house-building competition between Falealupo’s men and women, a contest the women won; it's a symbol of motivation for Samoan women to thi…
Archaeological Site in Northwestern Savai'i

Moso’s Footprint

This ancient 1m-by-3m rock depression is decidedly unremarkable apart from the legend that surrounds it: apprently, the giant Moso made the footprint when he stepped over from Fiji to Samoa. You’ll find it well sign…
Ruins in Northwestern Savai'i

Falealupo Catholic Church

Eerily beautiful and enigmatic ruins of a Catholic church abandoned after the cyclones of the early 1990s.