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To Sua Ocean Trench

Lotofaga, Lotofaga, Upolu, Samoa
+685 76 20175
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Great experience

Lived up to all expectations and more. the ladder is a lttle scary to get down but adds to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chris S
via mobile
Must do!

A must see when visiting the area. Very close to our resort- Saletoga Sands. Insane view of not... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Edward H
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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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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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rock pools” (62 reviews)
“swimming hole” (61 reviews)
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Lotofaga, Lotofaga, Upolu, Samoa
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+685 76 20175
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"rock pools"
in 62 reviews
"swimming hole"
in 61 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 27 reviews
"climb down"
in 29 reviews
"low tide"
in 60 reviews
"take your time"
in 25 reviews
"bucket list"
in 27 reviews
"the cliff"
in 24 reviews
"salt water"
in 14 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 17 reviews
"be careful"
in 37 reviews
"per person"
in 41 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 20 reviews
"gardens are beautiful"
in 11 reviews
"entry fee"
in 25 reviews
"clear water"
in 16 reviews
"great spot"
in 21 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lived up to all expectations and more. the ladder is a lttle scary to get down but adds to the authenticity of the experience. Beautiful gardens and spacious grounds. would definitley go back

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must see when visiting the area. Very close to our resort- Saletoga Sands. Insane view of not only the trench but the area surrounding the trench is stunning too.

Thank Edward H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The day we went it was raining but that didn’t dampen our spirits- we were going to get wet anyway! Even though it was not the clear blue water due to the weather the experience was fantastic! Swimming in a tidal pool that was warm...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To Sua grounds are beautiful, facilities are clean. The trench view from up top is amazing, going down can be quite nerve wracking as it is quite steep. Still a must do when in Samoa.

Thank Vanessa P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing! The trench is great but there are also fales for you to sit in and have a snack while admiring the cliff top view of the ocean if you don't want to go down the ladder in the trench. The views...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone in Samoa must travel to see and experience this amazing location. Take a go pro and take loads of pics!!

Thank Shelley C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beauty of To Sua Ocean Trench is out of the world. Definitely should pay a visit if you are in Samoa.

Thank sysin87
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very late post. Been there in 2015. Rented a car and visited Lalomanu beach which is one of the best beach in the world. To Sua is about 30 minutes drive from Lalomanu beach. It is a real beauty, quite scary actually to see...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the south part of the Upulu island, easy access by car. $20 tala per person fee. Outdoor showers are not so great but it has indoor change rooms. Be careful going down the ladder as it can be slippery sometimes. You might be...More

Thank Mauro M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the drive from Apia! Hubby took Miss 6 down (he didn’t want to, but she was adamant!), commented that ladder was VERY slippery. My 64yo father also went down. They all loved it! Standing at the top of the ladder it is quite daunting....More

Thank motown_philly
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Gary D
6 February 2018|
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Response from awayweekender | Reviewed this property |
Two options only - from the wooden deck at the bottom - even there stay left if diving head first, diving straight ahead from the ladder and you risk scraping your nose on the (loose coral & seashell) bottom. There is a... More
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upf0radventure
11 August 2017|
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Response from Kylough19 | Reviewed this property |
There are many options but the cheapest is to approach one of the employees at your resort and ask them if they know anyone that could be your driver for the day. We did this and it cost about a quarter of what our resort... More
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Mandy101567
20 March 2017|
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Response from SurfingPorto | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can is easy!! Around 50/ 80 Tala depending where you will depart from.
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