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Half-Day Sightseeing and History Tour of Apia Township & Surrounds

Highlights
  • Learn how outside influences have shaped Samoa to be the country it is today
  • See Apia’s key historical sites without the hassle of hiring a moped or car
  • This half-day historical tour leaves time for the beach, a massage or a market visit
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Half-Day Sightseeing and History Tour of Apia Township & Surrounds
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Morning Tour - 9:30amMost Popular
Morning Departure
US$45.14
Afternoon Tour - 1:30pm
Afternoon Departure
US$45.14
Overview
For a smaller country, Samoa has a rich and complex history. Whether you’re a Samoan history buff or not you’ll learn a new chapter of the Samoan story on this guided tour of Apia. The tour begins at the sacred burial grounds of the chiefly families of Samoa and travels via German and British colonial historical sites to the former home of Treasure Island author Robert Louis Stevenson, which is now a museum.
What to Expect
After pick up from your hotel the tour will start at  Mulinu’u the sacred burial grounds of the chiefly families of Samoa followed by a viewing of Parliament House, Independence Monument, Lands & Titles Court, the German Monument (where the German flag was raised) and onto the landing site of the first Catholic Missionary to Samoa. The Tour then continues through the University of the South Pacific Agricultural Campus where cross breeding of varieties of crops are experimented (drive through campus). You will then stop at the Moamoa Theological College to view a very old church with exquisite stained glass windows. The last stop on the tour is at Robert Louis Stevenson’s former home which is now a museum. Set in magnificent gardens and housing artifacts from the period when he was residing in Samoa the colonial style house has a lot of history and very interesting stories are told by the guides. You will enjoy walking around and absorbing the atmosphere of times gone by.
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1 - 5 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Great half day

We spent a really good time on this tour it was all that said it would be. Very well presented the house was a pleasure to see and the following cultural show was enjoyed by all. We were on a cruise ship calling in for...More

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 27 February 2018
Excellent Introduction to Apia, Samoa

We enjoyed this half-day tour of Apia, Samoa, which was an excellent introduction to this fascinating country and culture. Thomas (our driver) was excellent, and very accommodating (considering we were a 2 x person tour group, when the minimum is usually 4 people).

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 28 September 2016
Very dissapointing. You can do this for free.

You work hard to go on an overseas holiday. I scrimped and saved to take my kind daughter who was turning 20 on a magical, special day that she wouldn't forget. Well, it didn't turn out like that. After emailing this company, no reply. I...More

12  Thank ozdanzer
Reviewed 3 September 2016
Enjoyed the Manono Island Day Tour

We thoroughly enjoyed a day tour to Manono Island with Samoa Scenic. Our guides, Siluano and Brendan, were really informative about the history, people, culture and environment and did a great job answering lots of questions.

1  Thank TasmanTravellers
Reviewed 11 November 2015
Samoa Tour

Wonderful tour of Apia Township and the surrounding areas. Stopped at the flea market, visited St Anthony's Cathedral, Robert Louis Stevenson's home, the Cultural Village, and a tour of Apia. At the Robert Louis Stevenson home Samoa Scenic tours provided wonderful local fruits, water, and...More

5  Thank Joyce D
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