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To Sua Ocean Trench

Lotofaga, Lotofaga, Upolu, Samoa
+685 76 20175
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most amazing part of the trip!

This place is very magical! and not as expensive as we would have thought. Bit of a steep ladder... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rowan C
Bucket list

This is a must do in Samoa! The grounds are clean and pretty with the most amazing views of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kylie S
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“swimming hole” (56 reviews)
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Lotofaga, Lotofaga, Upolu, Samoa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is very magical! and not as expensive as we would have thought. Bit of a steep ladder climb but no worries just take it slowly - it can get quite busy but its still incredible nonetheless. Amazing.

Thank Rowan C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a must do in Samoa! The grounds are clean and pretty with the most amazing views of the coast! It cost us $20 tala (take cash) per adult. There's car park, basic shed type toilet and homemade outdoor shower which was enough for...More

Thank Kylie S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great spot heaps of parking. Trench is not for the faint hearted, the ladder down is slippery and the ledge at the top between the stairs and the ladder is narrow. There are guideropes in the water and you can swim under the hillside to...More

Thank RachelJ535
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the beautiful grounds of Ta Sua . It is beautiful to visit for anyone with great views, nice gardens, rock pool area and not crowded. The pool area I Has the wow factor for sure and this can get a bit crowded and...More

Thank chris G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic, beautiful though challenging to get up and down into main swim hole. There is beautiful grounds and other areas for families with small kids to swim, relax and enjoy the scenery. Bring your own food and drinks as not much on offer. The climb...More

Thank MR-Bne
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was one of those things you just have to do, to say you've done it - swam in the To Sua Ocean Trench in Samoa, as it is the showcase photo for travel brochures! So glad I did it despite the very steep climb...More

Thank kiwihappydragonlady
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is just gorgeous, beautiful clear water. We visited with family the teenagers and young adults loved it however the elderly aunts and young children under 5s did not swim but had a relaxing rest in one of the well kept fales. Thumbs up...More

Thank MargieOAdventures
Reviewed 1 week ago

To Sua is a must do in Samoa! It's absolutely beautiful swimming spot if you can brave the very long ladder.

Thank Casey F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were all very impress by the trench. Lovely spot for a swim and some magical pictures. The price to visit is really reasonable too, which is always good!

Thank jules g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on Sunday afternoon (they are open Sundays from 12-12:30 to 6pm). Lovingly maintained gardens to wander around with fales to sit in for shade or rest. It was low tide but could still swim in the trench. The decent is not bad at all...More

Thank Natasha C
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upf0radventure
12 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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Snailbomb
18 January 2017|
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Response from Shane R | Reviewed this property |
It's easily accessible for children above 6, I reckon. Just have to be careful going down the wooden ladder, as it's a bit slippery.
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