Indulge your senses with the pristine natural beauty of Upolu during this scenic, half-day tour of the island's northeast coast.
Depart the pier for a picturesque drive along the northeast coast of Upolu. Along the way, you will pass through local villages that still observe a traditional lifestyle. A photo stop will then be made at Plum Pudding Rock before continuing on to the Falefa Waterfall and Estuary, a former trading post for locals and whalers in the early 1800s. You will then proceed to the next village, Fagaloa Bay, for breathtaking views overlooking the coast.
The return trip will be made via the same coastal road. En route, some time will be made available for a brief village photo stop or an opportunity to observe a cultural activity that might be in procession on the day of tour.
Your tour will conclude with a visit to Gina's Tropical Gardens, which features an abundance of native and tropical plants, flowers and fruits. Included are specimens found in the bird of paradise family, along with ginger, axoria, heliconia, ylang ylang, papaya, guava, star fruit, pineapple, and mango. During your visit, you will be served local fruit, bottled water and coconuts, and see demonstrations of coconut tree climbing, husking, grating and preparing fresh coconut cream. Afterward, you will rejoin your coach for the return drive to the pier.
Please note: Due to limited availability, some vehicles are not air-conditioned. This tour involves walking over uneven grounds and uphill terrain, and is not recommended for guests with limited mobility or guests who utilize a wheelchair. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes, and bring sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat and sunglasses from the ship.