American Samoa Things to Do

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American Samoa Things to Do

  • Ofu island

    I headed to Ofu island in search of the so-called "Best Beach in the South Pacific". That's quite a statement, as the region offers arguably the greatest concentration of world-class beaches, and I had seen some real stunners in my travels around Oceania.I was not to be disappointed. Ofu Beach was the best I have so far been to in my life!The...

  • Reef watching

    With just a mask and some protective shoes on your feet (maybe a swimsut too) you can walk across the fringing reef and look into the crevices and pools at the coral and reef.Be careful, step on top of the coral heads and try not to break coral, it takes a long time to grow. Samoa fishermen have steeped on the tops inthe shallows and you will not...

  • Scuba, Swimming and snorkeling

    Swimming and snorkeling for experienced swimmers can be great. The water is cleaer and if you go off the reef or in a protected bay area you can see many tropical sea creatures. Many pacific sharks crusie in the deeper water, spooky but usually harmless.More hazardous is walking across the coral fringing reef to get to the deep water.Also, there...

  • The National Park of American Samoa

    A park preserving the high mountain and more remote beach areas of the American Samoan islands. The park is both on the main island of tutuila ( with Pago Pago airport) on the north shore and beach a rain forest park in the more remote Manu'a islands (Ta'u, Olosega and Ofu)The high moutain rain forest is not very developed for visitors, but the...

  • Pago Pago

    There's not much to see and do in Pago. There are some shops selling American clothes, which might be of interest to those coming from independent Samoa, and some market-style food stalls around the bus station.Also, despite being the capital, there are not many nightlife options. I had a nice Mexican meal and a few drinks and went to find out my...

  • Holiday: April 17 Secession day

    Samoans take part in most Christian holidays, but they have their own version of Independence Day on April 17, the day they became associated with the United States. It is a great time to be near Pago Pago or Fagotogo on the malai (open grass park) on Tutuila and see all the village bands, choirs and dances.

  • If you can afford....go Scuba...

    If you can afford....go Scuba Diving (but that costs like hell here...)Otherwise you may still do an excursion to American Samoa which I heard are nice if you like shopping....As I said before, drive around Upolu island. You will see typic villages with beautiful churches (built by rich sects...) and nice sceneries, including several beaches to...

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