Tour Operators and Travel Companies in American Samoa
A summary of the five tour operators listed on the Office of Tourism website shows that a number of specialized and custom tours are currently being offered that would appeal to cruise ship passengers interested in shore excursions in addition to the tours offered by the National Park, Fagatele Bay and the Historical Walking Tour. The following are the actual descriptions of these tours as listed on the American Samoa Office of Tourism, Department of Commerce website.
North Shore Tours
Take a walk on the wild side!
Tour 1 - Beachcombers Tour: Shoreline hiking and pole fishing, along a rugged coastline of beaches and blowholes and tide pools (Approximately 4 hours - $25.00 per person) Tour 2 - Wet & Wild Tour: reef walking to Samoan bat cave. Pristine beaches, rugged scenery (Approximately 4 hours - $25.00 per person) Tour 3 - (choice of 3) Ironman Marathons 1. Hike to Massacre Bay & return 2. Hike Fagasa to Vatia ridge 3. Vatia/Tafeu loop Approximately 6 hours - $35.00 per person What to bring: Sturdy footwear, snacks, water, sun block, mask & snorkel. All tours include bus transportation from fuel dock and return Also private beach parties, camping and rental cabin.
Contact Roy West, phone: (684) 258-3527 Pago Pago Tradewinds Tours & Rentals
Betty Cavanaugh is the leading ground tour operator in American Samoa handling passengers from cruise ships to package tours from around the world, with 31 years of experience in promoting tourism in Pago Pago, American Samoa. Her signature bus tours travel from east to west in caravans of five to ten busloads of tourists taking in the local sights and sounds of Tutuila Island. Coordinating the cruise ships to visit American Samoa is a delicate strategy of arranging cultural demonstrations, entertainment, umu food tasting, everything and anything a tourist may happen to desire while visiting the South Pacific. Special tours are her most challenging and fun experiences, she may even write a book about it someday. P.O. BOX 968 Pago Pago, American Samoa, 96799 Singing Water Tour
Your hosts: Tusipa & Litani Ahoia of Nu'uuli Village 1 hour tour: 50 person minimum /100 maximum $15.00 per person Except Saturdays - Tour Schedules to be arranged
Tour Package includes:
â€¢ Umu demonstration & food tasting with complimentary lemonade
â€¢ Feeding of eels
â€¢ 5 to 10 minute hike to waterfall
â€¢ Feeding fresh water tilapia and sesele
â€¢ Complimentary lava-lava
â€¢ Crafts demonstrations, handicrafts & original artwork for sale at Samoan Fale
â€¢ Guests serenaded with live Polynesian band strumming guitars & ukuleles.
Tisaâ€™s Barefoot Beach Eco-tour Samoa
Phone: 684-622-7447 Call ahead for reservations. Your hosts: Tisa & Candyman of Alega Beach Full Stock Bar Service opens from 12 noon daily. Eco-tours available everyday of the week. $25.00 per person Tour Package includes: Samoan style lunch and activities tour package Time: 2 - 3 hours
â€¢ Cultural Demonstration Umu display & umu tasting
â€¢ Swim, snorkel, kayaking and hiking to waterfall
â€¢ Local Tattoo Artist available Optional tours: to Island of Aunu'u- Coast Drive to Village of Auasi Tour Package per person arranged with Tour Operator Maximum: 20 persons Time: 5 hours
â€¢ Boat trip to Aunu'u Island - 20 minutes
â€¢ Village Hike Tour/around Island/Swim
â€¢ Bag lunch or buy at village stores
National Park: Coastal Drive to National Park Sites - Eastern District. Tour Package per person arranged with Tour Operator Maximum: 20 persons Time: 5 hours
â€¢ Hike the National Park and visit Vatia Village
â€¢ Bat Caves Hike
â€¢ Cultural Demonstration - Tuiasosopo Guest Fale - Umu prepared by village
of VatiaHaleck Heights Tour
A significant and exciting tour, Haleck Heights Tour, hosted by Dorothy and Otto Haleck, Sr. of Tafeta Village, offers more than a spectacular view from their residence. The Otto Haleck, Sr. Museum, the Tilapia Ponds, rainforest and tropical garden walk, and traditional sweet banana tasting with coconut cream and cocoa rice, make this a very personable and interesting visit. Islands Choice juices and water are included. Also available are the artisans demonstrating their handicrafts for display and sale. For more information on this tour contact Dorothy Haleck at (684) 688-1922 email: Haleck@samoatelco.com
Hiking Trails The Hiking Trails that are accessible on Tutuila include: Name Location The Starmound Trek Tafuna Aoloaufou Upland Village trail Aoloau Aoloautuai-deserted village Aâ€™asu/Aoloau Steppâ€™s Point/Fagatele Bay Futiga Matafao-Eye of the Needle Pago Pago Bluntâ€™s Point Utulei/Gatavai Fagaâ€™itua to Pioa Fagaâ€™itua/Aua Tula to Saâ€™ilele-Coastal Walk Tula/Sailele Mount Alava-Vatia Track Pago Pago/Vatia For guided hikes and tours contact the Office of Tourism: (684) 699-9411