8 days in Samoa Itinerary

8 days in Samoa Itinerary

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8 days in Samoa Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Lotofaga, Upolu
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Apia, Upolu
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Johannesburg

1
day
Lotofaga, Upolu

Lotofaga ©
Lotofaga is a village on the south coast of Upolu island in Samoa. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Sopoaga Falls, then explore the striking landscape at To Sua Ocean Trench, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lalomanu Beach.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lotofaga tour itinerary planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Lotofaga is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to West Samoa Standard Time is 11 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Apia.

Things to do in Lotofaga

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Do your shopping at Plantation House Samoa and EFKS Museum. You'll explore and learn at Robert Louis Stevenson Museum and Tiapapata Art Centre. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Old Apia Market, admire the sheer force of Papapapaitai Falls, and stroll through Lefaga Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Apia trip site .

You can drive from Lotofaga to Apia in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Piula Cave Pool
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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Piula Cave Pool ©
Piula Cave Pool

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