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Aunu’u Island, American Samoa
« on: January 25, 2009, 10:51:17 PM »
Aunu’u Island 
A thirty-minute boat ride separates the southeast tip of Tutuila from the island of Aunu'u.   With a population of less than 500, the island has only one village and no automobiles.   The island’s Red Lake is teeming with eels and may prove inhospitable for the unwary  visitor.  While there is an abundance of sandy beaches, the southern coast is lined with  sea cliffs and thick brush. 

The island is perhaps best known for its red quicksand located at Pala Lake.  If properly developed and marketed, Aunu’u Island may someday become  a haven for adventure tourism.     

The islands of Ofu, Olosega and Ta'u can be reached by daily flights from Tutuila, while  Aunu’u Island is accessible only by boat.  A cargo ship travels between the islands twice  a month.  Local speedboats are often seen between Tutuila and Aunu'u Island.  Outside  Tutuila, all transportation is by private vehicles.   
Source: American Samoa Office of Tourism

 


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