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To Sua Ocean Trench

Lotofaga, Lotofaga, Upolu, Samoa
+685 76 20175
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To Sua Trench - a stunning Samoa attraction

Not having visited for at least 5 years this weekends visit was a revelation....the amount of work... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patricia L
Apia, Samoa
so cool

A must see if you come to Samoa. The climb down to the ocean trench might be a bit too much for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brendon R
Melbourne, Australia
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Tosua literally means a Giant Swimming Hole. 30 meters deep and is accessible via a long ladder to the pool.Overlooking the ocean is a beach called Fagaoneone meaning white sand whereas opposite is a lava field with blow hole, tide pools and walking paths along the rocks near the ocean’s edge.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Lotofaga, Lotofaga, Upolu, Samoa
+685 76 20175
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Reviewed yesterday

Not having visited for at least 5 years this weekends visit was a revelation....the amount of work which has gone into making this natural attraction and the surrounding grounds a visitor worthy site has been amazing and congratulations to the matai and families who have...More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed yesterday

A must see if you come to Samoa. The climb down to the ocean trench might be a bit too much for some. The ocean trench is great to swim in, dont try to swim out to the actual ocean though as you will probably...More

Thank Brendon R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It probably all depends on which expectations you have on this place. Having seen all the great picture, we imagined a different place in middle of a rain forest. Don‘t get me wrong, it‘s still worth a visit and a swim if you‘re on Samoa...More

Thank bandidga
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the view here, the trench itself is great once you get down the ladder which for me was very scary on the way down not so bad on the way up! I was the only person down there so did feel quite eerie! 20...More

Thank Shellster13
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the one must do thing to do if you go to samoa! the trench in amazing and a few people were intimidated by the ladder but no one fell off or stumbled on it just take your time and enjoy the one in...More

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled as a group to this location with a local guide who informed us of some interesting features before we even got there. The ladder way down is difficult for older people although at 63 I still managed to get down all but slowly....More

Thank garyaW6097MN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to visit this beautiful place, but weren't sure whether we would climb down the steep stairs to swim or not. Our excellent taxi driver, Faavae Sheppherd drove us to the To Sua Ocean Trench and it was so worthwhile. There is parking onsite...More

Thank Suez53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To Sua trench is a blow hole that will blow your mind if you are young enough to clamber down the near vertical ladder to the water. It is definitely a marvel and worth the long drive through many villages to see it. There are...More

Thank Billytoucan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth $20 WST each. The gardens are beautiful and well maintained. Lots of fales around the grounds to chill and have a picnic. Don't just go in the trench. There is a great coastal walk down to aome pools. Also a great swim through...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the hour bus trip from Apia, Facilities are clean and tidy and the trench is something that needs to be ticked off. Staff are friendly and help full with the history. The ladder is a little bit scary but the clime down is...More

Thank darinbignell
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12 August 2017|
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Response from mrsbarneyboy | Reviewed this property |
Gosh I just saw this and its probably way too late. We hired a taxi for the day. Ask the resort for the best people. I cant remember the name of the people we used but they were awesome. We paid $150 tala for the day... More
20 March 2017|
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Response from SurfingPorto | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can is easy!! Around 50/ 80 Tala depending where you will depart from.
18 January 2017|
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Response from Shane R | Reviewed this property |
It's easily accessible for children above 6, I reckon. Just have to be careful going down the wooden ladder, as it's a bit slippery.