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Lovely place to hike and snorkel

Fagatele Bay is the same thing as the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa. The locals will... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2015
Glenn B
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Graham, USA
Difficult to find but short worthwhile destination

Below is a map from the park service which unfortunately is posted only at the destination! Also... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
7tufuga
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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20 Jul 2017
“The trail and the bay are spectacular, but the landowner charging $5 per person to get to the trailhead is wrong”
2 Aug 2016
“Difficult to find but short worthwhile destination”
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We had tried to get to the trailhead for the preserve at Fegatele Bay, but the people at the end of the road (where you must leave your car) demanded $5 per person before we could park or proceed. That's not something that should be...More

1  Thank WFSAustin
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Below is a map from the park service which unfortunately is posted only at the destination! Also the map is printed with such poor resolution the text is almost unreadable. That said, it is worth a trip. The end of the short 7 minute hike...More

2  Thank 7tufuga
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I thought I would provide an update since I visited Fagatele Bay this weekend. By the way, in Samoan a "g" is pronounced as an "ng". So the locals would pronounce it "Fong-a-ta-le. The sign to the bay off the main road is difficult to...More

4  Thank John S
Reviewed 14 October 2015

It took us a while to find this place, not much signage and down the road from a landfill. The trail is on private property, so have to 'ask permission' at the house at the end of the trail and pay $5.00 (and dodge the...More

2  Thank AggieJoe79
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Fagatele Bay is the same thing as the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa. The locals will know it as Fagatele Bay. There are some nice hikes to be had, and if you make it down to the small beach, you can snorkel there with...More

3  Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 24 December 2014

We stopped at the gate where someone from the house on the right is supposed to unlock the gate. Instead we were met with a child who evidently was delivering her aunties' message that we owed $5/person to enter and then when we said there...More

2  Thank Ksam2010
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Once you see the sign on the main road toward Leone follow the road down past the landfill to find a sign for the National Marine Sanctuary and a gate. Ask the family on the right to open the gate (of note, the park closes...More

4  Thank Nash W
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