Savai’i is 80 kilometres (50 miles) long and 40km (25 miles) wide, with the dormant volcano Mt Silisili its highest peak at 1,858 metres (6,095 feet). The island’s main town and arrival point for ferries from Upolu is Salelologa in the southeast, accessible by the main road that encircles the island. Savai’i’s attractions include high waterfalls, caves and blowholes, and particularly the dramatic Saleaula lava fields and huge lava tubes that formed when Mt Matavanu erupted in the early 20th Century.
- All Fees and Taxes
- WiFi on board
- There is an extra $50 if picked up from outside given pick up zone.
Meeting And Pickup
You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup
Samoa Tourism Authority Event Fale
Samoa Tourism Authority Event Fale, Samoa Tourism Authority Recreational Area, Beach Rd, Apia, Samoa
This is in front of the Samoa Tourism Information Center which is opposite the Immaculate Conception Cathedral on Main Beach Road, Apia.
This activity ends back at the meeting point.
What To Expect
1 Mulifanua This is where you will hop on the inter-island ferry to Savaii. Depending on availability, you will be given Business Class tickets by your guide where you can sit comfortably in the air conditioned area. If you wish to be at the top deck where there is a better view then you will be given a general passenger ticket. The trip will take approximately 80 minutes from Upolu to Savaii and you can get the chance to see the beautiful islands of Manono and Apolima on your left side. If you are lucky then you might also spot a turtle, shark, dolphins or a whale on this trip across the open Pacific Ocean. 20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free
2 Salelologa This is where the boat will dock and you disembark to meet your guide on the other side that will hold up your name on a board. Disembarking may take a few minutes and then once you meet your guide you shall be on your way and traveling north for 15 minutes. You will see beautiful villages of Savaii and their well manicured lawns as you head to your first stop. 10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- This is somewhat hard for elderly people or those who have difficulty climbing steep staircases on a boat.
- Most travelers can participate
- Most of the time remaining is for travel and duration is calculated from pick up to drop off.
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
- Operated by Tais Native Experience