13 days in Samoa Itinerary

13 days in Samoa Itinerary

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13 days in Samoa Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Apia, Upolu
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Lalomanu, Upolu
— 2 nights
Drive + Ferry:  3 h
3
Savai'i
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Sydney

7
nights
Apia, Upolu

Apia ©
The Samoan capital of Apia serves as the first port of call for most visitors, and it plays home to a number of historic sites, a laid-back seaside promenade, and a range of hotels and restaurants keeping tourists entertained.
When in Apia, make a side trip to see Giant Clam Sanctuary in Savaia, approximately Savaia away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Papaseea Sliding Rock, don't miss a visit to Samoa Cultural Village, take an in-depth tour of Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Apia visit planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Apia is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Apia is 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lalomanu.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Giant Clam Sanctuary
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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Papaseea Sliding Rock ©
Papaseea Sliding Rock
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©

2
nights
Lalomanu, Upolu

Lalomanu ©
Lalomanu is a village on the east coast of Upolu island in Samoa.The village is part of the electoral constituency (Faipule District) Aleipata Itupa i Luga which is within the larger political district of Atua.The white sandy seaside is called Lalomanu Beach, one of the most popular beaches in Samoa with beach fale accommodation run by locals, including Litia Sini Beach Resort and Taufua Beach Fales, for tourists and visitors. On the 23rd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Lalomanu Beach and then take in the pleasant sights at Lalomanu Crater Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Sopoaga Falls, explore the striking landscape at To Sua Ocean Trench, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Fuipisia Waterfall.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lalomanu trip planner.

You can drive from Apia to Lalomanu in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Upolu, To Sua Ocean Trench
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To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
Sopoaga Falls ©
Sopoaga Falls

3
nights
Savai'i

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Alofaaga Blowholes, don't miss a visit to Pulemelei Ancient Mound, Head underground at Paia Dwarfs Cave, and take in the dramatic scenery at Afu Aau Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Savai'i sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Lalomanu to Savai'i in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Swimming with Turtles ©
Swimming with Turtles

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