Hiking in Samoa
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Hiking in Samoa

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Hiking in Samoa

Hiking in Samoa

Hiking in Samoa!!

Hiking in Samoa is so vastly different to Aussie, even Canada. The excursions here vary from several hundred metres of extremely steep climbing up multiple zigzags to 10km or more through lush rainforest and plantations. Several things in common here are extreme humidity, heat, often lots of mud and lava rocks. Day hikes normally won’t exceed 4 hours but the destinations are so utterly spectacular and unique, ranging from volcanic crater lakes, lava tubes to lava sea cliffs and arches. Waterfalls, swimming holes and beaches abound and are an integral part of our adventures…….you just have to cool off, several times a day.

Essential Gear:

  • Sturdy footwear (Hiking boots if you have them)
  • Poles are very handy
  • Short sleeve cotton shirt (not as hot as a synthetic tee-shirt)
  • Shorts (synthetic preferred as it dries quickly)
  • Swimwear
  • Water bottle
  • Plastic bags (to rainproof your valuables)
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Daypack