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Samoan Highland Adventures

38 reviews
Apia, Samoa
About Samoan Highland Adventures
Engaging and informative Tours with a Guide you can Trust. From Mountains to Mangroves, Waterfalls, Beaches, Cave Pools, Plantations and Cliff Walks! Our diverse and unique range of tours take in some of Samoa's most iconic sites as well as some Hidden Gems that few people get to experience. Solo Travellers, Small group and Private Tours are our speciality.
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The Jewels of Eastern Upolu
5 reviews
A perfect excursion for your visit to Apia Samoa. This tour takes you to some spectacular locations on Upolu's North and South Eastern Coastlines.
Piula Cave Pool, Fugaloa Bay vistas, Le Mafa Pass, Lalomanu Beach, Togitogiga Falls, To Sua Ocean Trench, and Papapapaitai Falls... We've hand picked these Gems and put them together for you to experience as the Jewels of Eastern Upolu.
• Shore Excursion start time may vary depending on ship arrival and departure times
• Falefa Waterfalls replace Piula Cave Pools when operating on Sundays
Please Note: Although this tour takes in some great sights and spectacular views, it is not a 'luxury coach' type tour. The vehicle may be a double cab Hilux, Hiace Van, or similar. We are in and out of the vehicle often.
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$109.67 per adult
9 reviews
Discover some of the most beautiful and scenic areas of Upolu Island on this full-day tour. Spend the day swimming in a mix of fresh and saltwater locations including the Piula Cave Pool, Sauniatu Waterfall, Lalomanu Beach, To Sua Ocean Trench and Togitogiga Waterfall. Admire the beautiful island scenery throughout the day and stop at the island’s tallest waterfall, Papapapatai, before heading back to Apia.
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$114.98 per adult
5 reviews
Discover Samoan nature and wildlife on a 4-hour tour to Lake Lanoto'o. The half-day excursion is perfect for travelers who are short on time, but want to experience Samoa to its fullest. With maximum eight people per group, you enjoy a more immersive and dynamic tour experience. After a moderate ascent through the dense rainforest, cool off in the volcanic crater lake. A lunch of sandwiches and fresh fruit is served overlooking the lake.
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$73.11 per adult
O le Pupu Pu e National Park Adventure
This half day tour includes three unforgettable excursions within Samoa’s largest national park, 
O le Pupu-Pue National Park – just across the island from Apia.
We begin with an 800m walk through beautiful tropical rainforest to the amazing 
Ma Tree with its buttress roots that extend out for metres in all directions. Next is the day’s highlight walk to the 
Lava Sea Cliffs. Step back in time and visit the raw beauty of ancient and spectacular volcanic action in the form of sea cliffs, arches and islands. View the swirling bird life on one of the nearby islands. Lunch along the way.
Finally cool off at 
Togitogiga Waterfall, a multi-tier set of falls with an idyllic and deep swimming hole under the bottom falls.
No minimum number required for bookings - perfect for solo adventurers, couples and small groups!
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$75.11 per adult
Three Peaks of Upolu
1 review
This tour takes you to three panoramic mountain peaks all within 15km of Apia. Lake Lanoto’o (760 meters), a magnificent volcanic crater lake. Mount Fiamoe (938 meters); accessed via a 1.5km hike and 150m climb. The North and South coasts of Upolu are beautifully visible from here on a clear day. hHstorical Mount Vaea and Robert Louis Stevenson’s tomb. Another active 4km hike with a 250-metre climb to the top, where the famous author lies. Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of Apia Harbour and surrounds.
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$87.73 per adult
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

I have spent 2 amazing days with Tim and Chris, one day from mountain hiking to mangroves kayaking, the other day from lava coastal walk to Mont Vaea Climbing. I really really enjoyed their tours,their tours just show you a genuine South Pacific. Besides, Tim...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Chris T, Adventure Guide at Samoan Highland Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

We gratefully receive your feedback. Shuo was our first & so far only Champion to Conquer our 'Mountain to Mangrove' hiking & kayaking experience, over a 12KM distance. Respect! This is over terrain that few Samoans go, let alone overseas visitors, yet we encourage you...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018

This tour was fantastic, with the expert tour guide Chris showing us some of the best swimming areas I've ever had the chance to experience, including a nice mix of freshwater and ocean swims at a variety of locations on Upolu. Chris supplied a good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Chris T, Adventure Guide at Samoan Highland Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Thank you very much for a Stellar review of 'The Pristine Waters of Upolu'. To know that you thought they were "...some of the best swimming areas you've had the chance to experience" is most invaluable feedback as we want the world to know the...More

Reviewed October 16, 2018

I had one full day in Samoa to see some sights and have some fun. I came across the Samoan Highland Adventures website and the tours they had on offer looked perfect for my interests: hiking; swimming; nature walks; and more. Unfortunately, they had nothing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Chris T, Adventure Guide at Samoan Highland Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you, we are most chuffed by your positive and detailed feedback. It is invaluable to know where we performed well or could improve in our experiences. Our service is a key focus that we uphold in high esteem. I'm thankful the family agreed to...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018

An incredible hike through beautiful trees and bush to get to the crater and once there, it certainly didn't disappoint. Lake Lanoto'o is stunning and quite dramatic, we even saw the famous goldfish.... The swim across the lake is well worth the effort and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We booked on the pristine waters of Upolu tour and our guide Chris was a star. He took us to some beautiful locations and was able to show us interesting things like a pineapple plantation. Chris also treated our grand parents (in their late 70s)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Chris T, Adventure Guide at Samoan Highland Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Big thanks James to you & your whanau for positive feedback. I actually felt that I was treated by the elders as they were generous with travel tales, life experiences & well to do advice. It made for a delightful exchange and was special that...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The hike to Lake Lanoto’o was well worth it. A moderate effort which was well rewarded with great views of flora and fauna, picturesque views of the lane and a refreshing swim. Chris was an excellent guide who knew practically every nook and corner of...More

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Cosmopolitan815564, Adventure Guide at Samoan Highland Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

I am grateful for your kind words, Ajay. I'm humbled by the fact that with only 2 days in Samoa that I got to share one with you, up until a few hrs before your flight, at one of my most special places in Samoa....More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

The pristine waters of Upolo tour is the best of six tours taken in Western Samoa during my two visits there. I had been to some of the included sites on previous tours with other companies, but did not get a full appreciation of them...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chris T, Adventure Guide at Samoan Highland Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Your tremendous words are warmly received. We are most honoured to have been your personal choice out of the six tours in two separate visits. We consider it a privilege to do something we are passionate about, whilst taking our guests into the abundance that...More

Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to see the lake and so we booked this tour. Chris was a wonderful guide and motivated us when our mood for walking goes down. It was a little bit rainy and so the way was not very comfortable, sometimes a little bit...More

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Chris T, Adventure Guide at Samoan Highland Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2018

You are most welcome, and danke schön to both of you for enjoying yourselves on 'The Volcanic Crater Lake Hike & Walk' of Lanoto'o. I know you both were outside of your comfort zone... Yet we laughed our way through it in the spirit of...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018

We contacted Chris just the day before to organise this tour and of course we wanted it on a Sunday, a day most of Samoa shuts down! We had a certain type of tour in mind and Chris came up with exactly what we wanted....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Chris T, Adventure Guide at Samoan Highland Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2018

Thank you very much for sharing Alex. Many people get caught out on Sundays in Samoa, and as travellers ourselves, we understand this situation, which is why we are flexible in our approach to everyone of our guest's interests & needs. It's special to think...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

I booked a private ‘Pristine Waters of Upolu’ tour for my family of 10 (ages 3yrs - 65yrs) in mid-Aug. We had an amazing 11 hour day out, visiting central and eastern Upolu, at a pace that suited us all. Yes, so if the distances...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Chris T, Adventure Guide at Samoan Highland Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Thank you Renee for cramming your review with such insightful & valuable words. I consider myself to be very fortunate to have been a part of your Clan's experience in Samoa. It was as if I was an invited guest at the Bday Girl's party,...More

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