Xplore!

The diversity of our team, whose skills encompass in-depth cultural knowledge, a passion for conservation and wildlife protection, a respect for our traditions, love of local food and sheer zest for life mean that we can help our guests experience the real Samoa – off the beaten track and truly enjoy life as it was always supposed to be – fun, healthy, magical, and uplifting.

Polynesian Xplorer offers a range of half and full day tours on a scheduled basis and also develops customized itineraries for groups on  request.

Half Day Tour – Piula Cave Pool Escape 

Cooling Off at the Piula Cave Pool

Children 0 – 5 years are free of charge
Children 6 – 11 years are at 50% of adult rate
Tour includes: Apia hotel pick up and drop off and all entry fees
Tour can run: Mon – Sat from either 9am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm

Please note that there is a 2 person minimum for this tour to run, so if you are enquiring for one person only, the best idea is to check with our office while you are on island. We will be able to tell you which tours are running.

Tour description
Escape the heat of Apia with your family and friends to the north-east coast of Upolu. We take care of the arrangements, driving and guiding, while you jump on, relax and swim in the clear, cold, pristine waters of Piula Cave Pool.  Tour covers sightseeing along the north coast, Falefa Waterfalls stop for photos, village stops for photos, the Piula Theological College where the gothic church can be viewed, and the cave pools where you can swim & relax.

Half Day Tour – Apia Xplorer   

Fugalei Markets

Children 0 – 5 years are free of charge
Children 6 – 11 years are at 50% of adult rate
Tour includes: Apia hotel pick up and drop off and all entry fees
Tour can run: Mon – Sat either 9am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm

Please note that there is a 2 person minimum for this tour to run, so if you are enquiring for one person only, the best idea is to check with our office while you are on island. We will be able to tell you which tours are running.

Tour Description
Familiarise yourself with the colourful town of Apia. This tour is fun, informative and colourful. You get to meet the locals at our fresh produce market, learn about the chiefly families of Samoa, view the handicrafts at the flea market, and be re-introduced to Robert Louis Stevenson – the famous author and adventurer! A great way to become orientated in Apia Township.

Full Day Tour – The Best of Upolu Island   

Interior Samoa

Children 0 – 5 years are free of charge
Children 6 – 11 years are at 50% of adult rate
Tour Includes: Apia hotel pick up and drop off, all entry fees, drinks during the tour and lunch + drink at the venue for lunch.
Tour can run: Mon – Sat from 9am – 4.30pm

Please note that there is a 2 person minimum for this tour to run, so if you are enquiring for one person only, the best idea is to check with our office while you are on island. We will be able to tell you which tours are running.

Tour Description
This tour covers a range of the best that Samoa has to offer! We head over Cross Island road toward the South Coast, stopping to view some of Samoa’s waterfalls and plantations. We arrive at Tafatafa Beach where clients can cool off in a Beach Fale and enjoy a swim in the Pacific Ocean, or sunbathe on the sand. After a cool drink we head for Sopoaga Waterfall where we view a traditional Samoan garden, and learn about the many uses of the Coconut. We then head over the Le Mafa Pass which boasts magnificent views of the Falefa Valley. We arrive to Le Uaina Resort for lunch on the deck overlooking the Ocean. After this we head for Piula Cave Pool where guests can enjoy a refreshing swim in the fresh and cool spring water Cave Pools, wander the grounds and view the Gothic Church on the hillside. After which we head back toward Apia and the ship, going through scenic and colourful coastal villages.

Full Day Tour – Beautiful Aleipata

Aleipata

Children 0 – 5 years are free of charge
Children 6 – 11 years are at 50% of adult rate
Tour Includes: Apia hotel pick up and drop off, all entry fees, drinks during the tour and lunch + drink at the venue for lunch.
Tour can run: Mon – Sun from 9am – 4.30pm

Please note that there is a 2 person minimum for this tour to run, so if you are enquiring for one person only, the best idea is to check with our office while you are on island. We will be able to tell you which tours are running.

Tour Description
Take off from Apia township on a full-day tour of the north and south-east coastline of Upolu island. Explore picturesque seaside villages, waterfalls, and beautiful beaches, and view magnificent sights. Take a shot at making fresh coconut cream and learn about its many uses in Samoan cuisine. Hop on for a nostalgic ride through villages with beautiful tropical gardens. Explore waterfalls at Falefa, Sopoaga and Tiavi all mixed in with the powdery white sand beaches of Aleipata. After the beach at Lalomanu, you get a change to explore Togitogiga waterfalls (weather permitting) before being dropped back to your hotel in Apia.

Full Day Tour – Return to Nature   

Samoan Waterfall

Children 0 – 5 years are free of charge
Children 6 – 11 years are at 50% of adult rate
Tour Includes: Apia hotel pick up and drop off, all entry fees, drinks during the tour and lunch + drink at the venue for lunch.
Tour can run: Mon – Sat from 9am – 4.30pm

Please note that there is a 2 person minimum for this tour to run, so if you are enquiring for one person only, the best idea is to check with our office while you are on island. We will be able to tell you which tours are running.

Tour Description
West of Upolu boasts an exciting journey through vibrant seaside villages, combined with steep mountainous terrain, mangroves, plantations, cattle ranches and colourful tropical gardens of flowers and fruit trees. You even get to visit some of the most famous white sand beaches on Samoa’s south coast. Hear the legendary stories of Upolu’s mountain rivers, see the turtles at Malua and relax while you are guided through the most untouched areas of Upolu Island.

Full Day Tour – Mangroves and Beaches  

Mangrove Gardens

Children 0 – 5 years are free of charge
Children 6 – 11 years are at 50% of adult rate
Tour Includes: Apia hotel pick up and drop off, all entry fees, drinks during the tour and lunch + drink at lunchtime.
Tour can run: Mon – Sat from 9am – 4.30pm

Please note that there is a 2 person minimum for this tour to run, so if you are enquiring for one person only, the best idea is to check with our office while you are on island. We will be able to tell you which tours are running.

Tour Description
Discover the differences between some of Upolu’s mangrove areas and their habitats. Walk the boardwalks around Saanapu mangroves, or discover the lush mangrove area at Sataoa. Swim in the beautiful beaches and wash off in fresh water springs. This tour is truly one for the ecotourist in all of us.

Full Day Tour – Xplore Manono Island

Manono

Children 0 – 5 years are free of charge
Children 6 – 11 years are at 50% of adult rate
Tour Includes: Apia hotel pick up and drop off, all entry fees, return ferry boat trip to Manono Island, lunch + spring water at lunchtime.  Tour cost does not include: umu demonstration fee or extra boat trip to Nuulopa Island. If you would like to include these features, please advise us and we can arrange them for you to pay direct to the family.
Tour can run: Mon – Sat from 9am – 4.30pm

Please note that there is a 2 person minimum for this tour to run, so if you are enquiring for one person only, the best idea is to check with our office while you are on island. We will be able to tell you which tours are running.

Tour Description
Take a breathtaking ferry ride across the pristine turquoise ocean toward the beautiful island of Manono. If you like to walk, this tour is for you. A 90-minute walk at a leisurely pace around the entire perimeter of Manono Island. Walk the track that the locals use, and see up close traditional Samoan life as it once was, and still is on this small pacific island. Discover the unique plants and flowers that grow on Manono Island, and meet with the locals. You even have the choice of ferrying to the uninhabited island of Nuutele, where you can swim and snorkel, or view the traditional umu making process.

Full Day Tour – Xplore Savaii Island  

Blowholes in Savaii

Children 0 – 5 years are free of charge
Children 6 – 11 years are at 50% of adult rate
Tour includes: Apia hotel pick up and drop off, all entry fees, return ferry trip to Savaii Island, lunch + drink at lunch venue.
Tour can run Mon – Sat from 6am – 6pm

NOTE: Minimum numbers: 4 pax. Please note that we must have 4 people booked on the tour to run it. If you are booking from overseas and there are only 2 of you, the best idea is to check in with us while you are here on island for days where we have tours running. Unfortunately we are not able to confirm tours for less than 4 people.

Tour Description
Depart Apia and enjoy a scenic tour of the north coast of Upolu on the way to the ferry. Enjoy an accompanied ferry journey to Savaii Island. Explore the main features of the east coast, including lavafields, turtles, blow holes and lunch at the famous Tanu Beach Fales or Stevenson’s at Manase, where you can enjoy a swim and snorkel in the pristine waters of Manase Beach. Come back on the last ferry and be transferred right back to your hotel.

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