Get Inspired / Pacific Islands / Samoa Upolu Sightseeing, Samoa Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Pacific Islands / Samoa Upolu Sightseeing, Samoa story by: Inspire Samoa APIA TOWNSHIP & SURROUNDS This half day tour is ideal for a "short and sweet" intro to Upolu and will give you the chance to learn a few points of interest about Samoa. You’ll drive past places of historic and scenic interest including Mulinu’u, the sacred burial grounds of the chiefly families of Samoa, Parliament House, the Moamoa Theological College with its exquisite stained windows and the former home of Robert Louis Stevenson, the famous author and adventurer to name a few. DEPARTS : Twice Daily DURATION : 3.5 hours ALEIPATA DISTRICT & WATERFALL TOUR This scenic tour along the North East Coast of Upolu provides a panorama of views including the impressive Falefa Falls. Along the way you will pass through lush green forests, waterfalls, plantations and traditional Samoan Villages. Enjoy some lunch and swimming and snorkelling at the beautiful Faofao beach or maybe just take the opportunity to relax in the shade. Your last stop before returning to your hotel is Papapapaitai Falls which drops into an old volcanic crater. Photo opportunities abound so don’t forget your camera. DEPARTS : Daily DURATION : 7.5 hours FUGALEI MARKET & PAPASEE'A SLIDING ROCK TOUR Better taken in the afternoon, this tour gives you the chance to meet the locals at the colourful food and handicraft market which is open daily. Be sure to stock up on fresh fruit like pawpaws or a bunch of sweet ladyfinger bananas to snack on during your day. Upon leaving the markets the tour takes the scenic route to Vaimoso-uta and passes by cocoa and banana plantations before delivering you to Papasee’a for a swim and slide into the mountain spring pool. A most refreshing way to end your day. DEPARTS : Twice daily DURATION : 3.5 hours LEFAGA VILLAGE & BEACH TOUR Take a trip to the South West Coast of Upolu where you’ll find the ideal spot for shell collecting, relaxing or just soaking up the sun. Lefaga Beach (or Return to Paradise Beach, named after the same movie that was filmed here in 1952) is a stunning contrast of black lava and white sand with clear waters which are great for swimming and snorkelling. After working up an appetite enjoy lunch on the beach, followed by more beach fun in the afternoon. DEPARTS : Daily DURATION : 7.5 hours MANONO ISLAND FULL DAY TOUR Enjoy true Samoan village life! Upon reaching Manono Island your Samoan host family welcomes you to their home where you’ll learn about their culture, etiquette and customs before walking through the traditional family village to check out the kitchen where everyday cooking is done on the open fire. After a lunch which will leave you looking for the nearest hammock, you may choose to take a leisurely walk through the plantations where the food crops are grown before finishing off with a swim at a nearby beach. DEPARTS : Daily DURATION : 7.5 hours SUNDAY BEACH & SAMOAN BUFFET TOUR Sunday brunch (to’ana’i) is the most important communal meal of the week. On this tour you’ll be driven to the most southern part of Upolu Island to your beach and lunch destination - Lupesina Bar & Restaurant. Here you have the opportunity to taste the local delicacies, buffet style which are typical of a Sunday brunch. After lunch there’s time aplenty to sunbathe on the beach or just relax under a shady tree. The return trip is via the "Plantation Road" where you’ll see lots of the local produce grown that is sold at the Fresh Produce Market. DEPARTS : Sunday DURATION : 7 hours Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? 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