We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

To Sua Ocean Trench

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Lalomanu, Upolu, Samoa
Phone Number: +685 77 45627
Website
Description:

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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 855 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 627
    Excellent
  • 145
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Lovely

A must see when in samoa. The water is alot colder which comes as a surpise as the ocean is so warm. beautiful though after a sweaty trek to the Trench.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Travellingbanana81
,
Western Australia, Australia

Similar Things to Do in Lalomanu

Add Photo Write a Review

855 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 804: English reviews
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place boasts of beautiful ocean views! very tidy setup well maintained. Dont recommend if you have young children. the stairwell down to the lagoon is quite dangerous. doesnt have hand rails.

Helpful?
Thank Lillian T
Western Australia, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see when in samoa. The water is alot colder which comes as a surpise as the ocean is so warm. beautiful though after a sweaty trek to the Trench.

Helpful?
Thank Travellingbanana81
Melbourne
Level Contributor
58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a tour of the East Coast we stopped at the To Sua Ocean Trench. This is a must see for travelers to the area. Bring along your swimming attire, sunscreen, and googles if you'd like to look at the fish that make the trench their home. You will need to be able to climb down a long ladder to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tablepour6
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Samoa! The trench is very relaxing and calming. The surrounding gardens and coast line is also spectacular! Would definitely go back

Helpful?
1 Thank Sarah F
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very unique,beautiful spot. Not difficult to climb down & up the ladder ( I am a 49 yr old female) worth it for the refreshing swim! Went as part of a tour - had a wonderful guide who helped us to dive under from the shadowy side of the trench down and through the underwater tunnel to the cave by... More 

Helpful?
Thank Aphelion111
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see! Loved it so much went back 3 times to visit and take photo's were luck enough to get it all to ourself 2 out of three times!!!

Helpful?
1 Thank Hilyfaith
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing place! You have to be fit to climb down the ladder and swim in the clear pool at the bottom. Beautful gardens at To Sua and lovely coastal views. We walked to Vavau Beach afterwards for a swim.

Helpful?
1 Thank 624HelenC16
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make a day of it at the Trench. Beautiful setting, and a great place to have a picnic, enjoy the ladder into the trench (for those inclined), take a fishing rod to practice casting, have a snooze in one of the fale dotted around the grounds.

Helpful?
1 Thank Spacifictraveller
Tauranga
Level Contributor
60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must do for all travellers to Upolu - even if it can feel a bit crowded at peak times. A truly beautiful natural feature & worth the 20 tala entry cost. Take a picnic and enjoy one of the fales on the grounds

Helpful?
1 Thank Marksonia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Listen, if you're scared of heights this one isn't for you. The ladder down is slippery and spooky and will get your heart racing. Remember to breathe. Thrill factor equivalent to vertical slide at a water park, just a lot less safe. Health and safety police would go nuts here. Once at the bottom and in the drink she is... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Nick W

Travelers who viewed To Sua Ocean Trench also viewed

 

Been to To Sua Ocean Trench? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of To Sua Ocean Trench and other visitors
9 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from To Sua Ocean Trench staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?