The Pristine Waters of Upolu
Altogether you will experience 7 different magnificent water destinations. Plus a 130km drive that will take you eastwards through the diversity of north & south coasts, 2 mountain passes and some tantalizing off-road jaunts. Where in the world can you accomplish 5 different fresh and salt water swims in one day? Piula Cave Pool, Sauniatu Waterfall, Lalomanu Beach, To Sua Ocean Trench & Togitogiga Waterfall. You will see “rope” lava, sea arches and swirling birdlife on your O Le Pupu Pua Coastal Cliff Walk.
Group Leader: Tim Walkden-Brown - ex mountaineer/hiker/explorer for most tours. Let’s see if you can keep up with this old “Baby Boomer” who loves life, is passionate about “the bush” and longs for the opportunity to share “off-the-beaten-track” Samoa with you.
Tuesday and Friday
8:00am Pick up at central Apia accommodation and off along the East Coast Road. 8:45am Piula Cave Pool, only metres from the ocean swim in the freshwater spring pool sitting beneath a historic church 10:00am Sauniatu Waterfall, 7km 4WD drive to your next dip under this rarely visited beautiful and pristine waterfall. 11:30am Le Mafa Pass, driving eastwards we pass through cattle grazing country of this high mountain pass and maybe sidetrack to view the lonely but spectacular Fugaloa Bay coastline. 12:15pm Lalomanu Beach, lunch under a beach fale and swim at Samoa’s most famous beach. 2:00pm To Sua Ocean Trench, unquestionably the nation’s most renown destination site. Brave the steep descent into the trench and swim 30m through a natural tunnel. 3:30pm O Le Pupu Pua National Park Lava Sea-Cliff Walk, snack here while you step back in time and visit the raw beauty of ancient & spectacular volcanic action in the form of sea cliffs, arches & islands. 4:30pm Togitogiga Falls, swim and refresh yourselves in these small but beautiful waterfalls. Take a jump over the falls - if you are game. 6:00pm Papapapatai Falls, roadside stop to view the spectacular 110m falls. Approx. 6:30pm Drop off back to stipulated Apia hotels.
NZ$305pp 2 pax / NZ$225pp 3 pax / NZ$185pp 4 – 6 pax
Group Size: Max 6 – Min 2
Pick-up, Refreshments & Lunch, Owner/Operator Guide, Bathing, Fees, All transport & drop-off.
Physical Demand: Mild – One very long, wet and fun day
Terms and Conditions
Apia Hotels Included In Pick Up And Drop Off- Tanoa Tusitala, Millenia Hotel, Amanaki Hotel, Hotel Elisa, Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Hotel, Taumeasina Island Resort, Samoan Holiday Hideaway.Please enquire about pick up and drop off from other properties in Upolu.
As a general rule, you need to be fit enough to walk a minimum average of 6 kilometres a day, though not all Tours will require this amount of walking. You may well encounter climbing up to 300 metres, often in slippery conditions so if you are concerned about your suitability for the Tour, please contact us and we can provide more information regarding the physical demands of that particular Tour to be able to assess any risk to yourself beforehand.
As adventures are often physically challenging and in remote locations where there is little or no reasonable access to comprehensive medical or hospital facilities. It is your total responsibility that you must be certain you are capable of fully participating in the tour activities. You must be in good mental health and have a good level of fitness for the Tour you are participating in and disclose to us at the time of booking if you have any pre-existing medical conditions that will put you at a higher risk on the Tour
Anyone under the age of 18 on the date of first travel must always be accompanied by an adult. Unless otherwise indicated in the Tour description or by the Tour Operator, the minimum age for minors travelling on any Tour is 12 years of age. Adult prices apply.
If you wish to cancel your Tour, you must notify us immediately in writing. Cancellation is only effective when we receive your written cancellation notification. Cancellation fees will apply.
The following cancellation fees will apply. (a) If you cancel between and including 41 and 21 days before departure you forfeit 50% of the Tour price per person. (b) If you cancel less than 21 days prior to departure or once the Tour has commenced 100% of the Tour cost per person will be forfeited. You are strongly advised to take out cancellation insurance at the time of booking which will cover cancellation fees. If you fail to join a Tour, join it after departure, or leave it prior to its completion, no refund will be given.
Cancellation By The Tour Operator:
The Tour Operator may cancel a Tour at any time up to 30 days before departure. They may cancel a Tour at any time prior to the tour departure if, due to terrorism, natural disasters, political instability or other external events it is not viable for them to operate the planned itinerary. If a Tour is cancelled before the date of departure for reasons other than Force Majeure and the cancellation is not caused by your fault or negligence you may choose: (a) a substitute Tour of equivalent or superior value; or (b) a substitute Tour of lesser value if no Tour of equivalent or superior value is reasonably available and to recover from the Tour Operator the difference in price between the price of the Tour originally purchased and the substitute Tour; or (c) a full refund of all monies paid for the cancelled Tour.
Change In Itinerary:
While the tour operator endeavours to operate all Tours as described they reserve the right to change the Tour itinerary. You will be duly notified of any such change.
If they make a major change we will inform you as soon as reasonably possible if there is time before departure. When a major change is made you may choose between accepting the change, obtaining a refund of money paid or accepting an alternative Tour offered. After departure: The tour operator reserves the right to change an itinerary after departure due to local circumstances or events outside of their control.
Please note that the tour operator / Samoa Scenic is not responsible for any incidental expenses that may be incurred as a result of the change of itinerary such as accommodations, visas, flights, other travel arrangements, etc.
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