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Overview

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Samoa is a postcard of natural beauty consisting of ten islands, each offering very distinct and different environments to explore - from the rainforest covered rugged volcanic mountain peaks of the two main islands to the vast valleys leading down to a coastline ringed with a necklace of white sandy beaches.

Within these lush green fertile valleys grow banyan trees towering above the rainforest canopy, full of tropical blooms and numerous varieties of vegetation.

Cascading waterfalls drop into rivers that cut jagged lines through the valley floor as they make their way to the ocean.

The coastline is a wonder in itself, with sparkling white sand beaches - in some places stretching for miles - and here and there are walls of sheer cliffs that drop straight into the Pacific.

Beyond the beaches and out into the blue lagoons scatter the rest of the islands that make up the Samoa archipelago, some inhabited, others with only nature’s wildlife, protected by the fringing coral reef that keep the powerful force of the Pacific Ocean at bay.

Amongst all this natural beauty are nu’u or villages with their churches, meeting houses and open fale or homes encircling the malae or village green.

Samoa is home to a people proud of their Fa’a Samoa (The Samoan way) - a culture 3000 years in the making – a heritage as rich and colourful as Samoa’s natural wonders. 

This is Samoa – where the people, culture and nature give life to the islands.

Climate:  Pleasantly warm throughout the year with an average temperature of 29 degrees Celsius.  Conditions from May to November are cooled by the South-East trade winds. 

Accommodation:  A selection of hotels, motels, resorts and beach fale accommodation is available.

Airlines: 
International:
    Virgin Samoa, Air New Zealand, Air Pacific, Polynesian Airlines, Inter Island Airways.

Entry Requirements:    Visitors to Samoa do not require an entry visa for stays of less than 60-days. Visitors must have an onward/return ticket and a passport valid for a minimum of six (6) months after the intended date of departure from Samoa.

Health:  No special requirements

Currency:  Tala

Transport:  Rental cars, taxis, ferries, and buses

Language:  Samoan & English

For more information contact:   Samoa Tourism Authority (contact details below)

NATIONAL TOURISM OFFICE

Samoa Tourism Authority
Head Office
Ground Floor, FMFMII Building
PO Box 2272
Apia, Samoa
Tel: +685 63500
Fax: +685 20886
Email:  info@samoa.travel
Website: www.samoa.travel

Overseas Representative

NEW ZEALAND
Level 1, Samoa House
283 Karangahape Road
PO Box 68423
Newton, Auckland
T: +64 9 379 6138
F: +64 9 379 8154
E-mail: samoa@samoa.co.nz

AUSTRALIA
Level 1, 44 Mountain Street
Ultimo, Sydney NSW 2007
Telephone: +612 8507 5189
Email: adele@adpar.com.au

UK/IRELAND
Unit 11 Blades Court
121 Deodar Rd, Putney
London SW15 2NU, UK
T: +44 (0) 208 877 4512
F. +44 (0) 208 874 4219
E: samoa@representationplus.co.uk
  

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Travel agents and airlines specialising in Samoa

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New South Wales

Blue Holidays
Level 12, 33 Berry Street.
North Sydney, NSW
Ph: 131516
Fax: 612 9231 2029

"Blue Holidays is priced to go with innovative, value for money holiday packages throughout Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. From the airline that give you low fare, now we give you great value holidays. Whether you're going troppo in the South Pacific, kicking up your heals on a city stay or looking for more snow for your dough, our packages are jam-packed with return flights, transfers, 3 star to 5 star accommodation and loads of special extras. "
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Queensland

Tal Pacific Holidays
Level 5, 11 Finchley St.Milton
Brisbane, Queensland, 4064
Ph: (61) 7 3218 9900
Fax: (61) 7 3229 7073

"Tour wholesaler based in Sydney Australia, very dedicated to the South Pacific; including Fiji, Tahiti, Cooks, Vanuatu, Samoa, Tonga, Niue and New Caledonia. Specialized in arranging wedding/honeymoon packages, cruises/sailing, leisure/diving, adventure/nature,fishing, students and sports tours"
Website : www.talpacific.com
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Netherlands

QAS Holidays
Vijzelgracht 13,
1017 HM Amsterdam
Ph: (31) 20 6838471
Fax: (31) 20 6837070

"Travel agent and a wholesaler specialises in holiday packages for Fiji, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Tonga, Samoa and Vanuatu. Their main office is based in the Neitherlands."
Website : www.qasholidays.nl
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United States

Newmans Vacations
300 Continental Blvd,
Suite 350, EL Segundo CA
Ph: 800 342 1956
Fax: 310 215 9705

"Specializes in putting holiday packages together for the South Pacific Islands. "
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Pacific Destination Center
18685 Main Street #622
Huntington Beach, CA
Ph: 714 960 4011
Fax: 714 960 4678

"Established tour operator specialising in selling the south pacific destinations of Australia, NZ and its neighbouring south pacific islands. We tailor-make or customize every itinerary to suit our client’s interests, requirements & budget. We have a reputation for excellence, honesty, good value and great service. We cater to the North American market with a broad range of experiences, engaging tours and packages for the active discerning traveler who enjoys culture, nature, adventure and the outdoors. "
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Sunspots International
1918 N.E. 181st Portland
OR
Ph: 503 666 3893
Fax: 503 661 7771

"Dedicated to bringing you professional service, with superb quality and outstanding value. Sunspots International specializes in custom vacation and dive packages for individuals or groups; sending clients to Australia, New Zealand, Cook Islands, Fiji, Tahiti, Samoa, New Caledonia and the Kingdom of Tonga. "
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