Apia Township & Surrounding Areas
This tour takes us through Apia and its surroundings as we discover sites of historical and cultural significance to Samoa. We will visit Mulinu’u Peninsula, the sacred burial grounds of the chiefly families of Samoa; the site of Parliament House; the Independence Monument; Lands & Titles Court; the German Monument where the German flag was raised during Samoa’s time as a colony; and the landing site of the first Catholic Missionary to Samoa. A stop is made at the Fugalei Fresh Produce Market to view what is grown locally; a variety of vegetables, fruits, plants, flowers, Samoan delicacies, handicraft and souvenirs.
The tour continues as we drive through the University of the South Pacific Agricultural Campus where important research such as cross breeding of varieties of crops are investigated and trialed. We then stop to view the exquisite stained glass windows of the Moamoa Catherdral which is one of the oldest churches in Samoa.
The last stop is at the legendary novelist Robert Louis Stevenson’s former home Vailima, now a fascinating museum displaying his personal artefacts and preserved as it appeared during the time he was in residence.
Monday – Saturday
Tour starts at 9.30am and finishes at 1pm, or 1.30pm and finishes at 5pm.
Children under 4yrs are free, 4yrs to 11yrs are 50% of the adult price. Private Tour available 1-2 pax NZ$210
Entry fees & hotel transfers.
Costs are based on passengers staying at Apia Hotels, extra transfer costs apply for hotels outside of Apia, please enquire for pricing. Minimum 2 pax applies. Please note that some tours may not be available on all dates due to minimum pax requirements. If this scenario arises, Samoa Scenic will endeavour to meet the clients needs with suggestions of alternative dates at time of booking.Enquire Now - Back -