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To Sua Ocean Trench

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Address: Lalomanu, Upolu, Samoa
Phone Number: +685 7745627
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Tosua literally means a Giant Swimming Hole. 30 meters deep and is...

Tosua literally means a Giant Swimming Hole. 30 meters deep and is accessible via a long ladder to the pool.Overlooking the ocean is a beach called Fagaoneone meaning white sand whereas opposite is a lava field with blow hole, tide pools and walking paths along the rocks near the ocean’s edge.

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Beautiful swimming hole!

Amazing swimming hole in the ocean. Strong currents and definitely don't attempt jumping off from height during low tide! There are ropes attached in order to help you keep your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Rae1331
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Whakapapa, New Zealand

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Whakapapa, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing swimming hole in the ocean. Strong currents and definitely don't attempt jumping off from height during low tide! There are ropes attached in order to help you keep your place or go around the trench. Definitely worth a visit, enjoyed swimming and the beautiful views inside and outside the trench.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had seen all the pics before i went and it certainly didn't disappoint when we got there. Such a beautiful place. Stunning views over the coast. Good parking and amazingly kept ground and great fales of the cliff edge to shade eat drink n sleep. It is scary the first time you stand at the top of the ladder... More 

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Thank SandipantsNZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The steep ladder to get down into the trench is an exciting start to exploring the trench. Once down in the water there are ropes to help you swim in the surges from the ocean. There is a 6 meter underwater swim through to the ocean which our guide helped us through . Luckily there is a breathing spot half... More 

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Thank Lynda B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What you see is what you get, a very cool experience climbing down into the hole for a swim in pristine waters. There is also a small beach, spectacular views, blow holes, and rock pools. The garden area is rally nice and well set up with small fales. Would recommend taking a picnic and making the most of all To... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Steps need rubber treads a bit slippery up and down the ladder. Once down great place for a swim Bring waterproof camera or action camera Need reef shoes a must.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, this place is a 'must do' when you are in the area, but not just for the Trench pool. There is a large garden area, lawn mown, great views of the sea coast - you can walk down the track to the sea if you wish, tho' it's quite steep. Getting into the pool itself requires a level of... More 

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Thank Dianne C
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard about this place and read some great reviews so we figured we'd check it out. First of all it looks like this place was made hundreds of thousands of years ago, definitely needs an update. The location is really too convenient and the actually experience is lacking as you have to climb down a ladder (no elevator) and swim... More 

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Thank SolutionsKid
Auckland,
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great location for a family outing. I had a wacky knee and couldn't make it down the ladder to the trench but I did have a great swim all the same in a rock pool on the beach with frequent showers from breaking waves from the mighty Pacific. Good parking, and good access around this site with little bures... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful water hole. Definitely not safe/user friendly. One way down via slippery ladder. Takes ages to get down. Depending whos there and how packed you can take ur time going down otherwise you could be waiting awhile to gedr danz Entry is $20 fee for swimmers and spectators i think that's pricey for spectators.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is fantastic experience and stunning views. 20tala p/p entry fee. Happened to be a low tide when I jumped and touched the bottom but there is a thrill in just walking down the "hole". Lovely grounds, perfect for picnic and spending afternoon. WC and showers onsite a plus after swimming in salt water.

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