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To Sua Ocean Trench

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Address: Lotofaga, Upolu, Samoa
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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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The Ocean Trench and the gardens around it are a must see in Samoa. There is a beautiful view of the coastline with pumping surf into the reefs. There is very little food options... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ocean Trench and the gardens around it are a must see in Samoa. There is a beautiful view of the coastline with pumping surf into the reefs. There is very little food options with chips and some drinks at the entrance.

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The trench really is quite beautiful, and it's fun to swim in (although not so fun to climb down to), but it's not really snorkelling material - there's nothing much to see underwater. $20 tala per adult seems a bit steep. Back up at ground level there's a lovely view of the ocean, with well-kept garden and fales to sit... More 

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Go early to miss the crowds. Take snacks. There are fale you can relax in with a spectacular view. Toilets. Fresh water to rinse off. Free bananas. 20tala adults. So we took our 2.5yr old. Are we glad we did it - yes. Would we do it again - no. The stairs were ok. But there are multiple strong currents... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If holidaying in Samoa a trip to To Sua Trench will not disappoint. Don't let the huge ladder deter you.. yes, it is very scary but if you slowly take one step at a time, your experience will be well worth it. I am almost 64 and if I can do it, anyone can. Not only is the water great... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Definitely the highlight of our trip, it was amazing. As warned, the ladder was a bit too steep and a bit too slippery for the kids. But they had fun in the rock pool down at the sea, which was safe and protected. I went down into the Trench and its worth noting the current comes and goes and can... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I think this is the best thing to visit in Samoa although it probably isn't safe to climb on a wet day because I'm sure it would be very slippery. My kids, 7 and 9 climbed the ladder. Just got to be super careful. It would be terrific if the owners opened a restaurant there so people can stay the... More 

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Visited today and loved it. Fortunately our driver was onto it and we were there about 1030 with very few others there. A very special place. We loved every minute

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I though the price was a bit steep, but then it goes towards the village, so I didn't mind. Its really a cool place to see and something that is a must when you are in Samoa

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really cool place to visit. We had to pay 20 tala per person to get in, but it's worth it. There are beautiful gardens around and then in the middle is trench. It's quite scary going down the ladders, but they are completely secure. Once you get down, it's so nice. There's a rope you can use... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

$20 tala, A must when you are in Samoa it absolutely took my breath away. The gardens are so well kept. The fales are great to chill in and have a picnic so don't forget to take snacks and spend a whole day there. They sell water at entry. The beach view from top is amazing :) Climbing down the... More 

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