Tours in Paradise
Matareva Coastal Walk
Return to Paradise Resort is the hub of some amazing authentic only-in-Samoa activities that are based around the natural resources of the surrounding villages. All these activities are focused on enjoying the environment while protecting it, and providing income for the local landowners.
Note – some tours are weather dependent and some have minimum number requirements
Giant Clam and Swimming with Turtle
Kayak over or snorkel up close through this amazing site –giant clams, some as big as coffee tables growing in their natural habitat. The village has set up a protected reserve to protect these amazing creatures. Includes transport, kayak or paddle board, snorkel gear entry fee and tour guide.
Beaches and Waterfalls
An all day tour including the famous To Sua Trench, Aleipata Beaches, Togitogiga Waterfall and Sopoaga Waterfall, café lunch. Includes transport, all entry fees, lunch and tour guide.
Apia Town Tour
Includes Papapapatai Waterfall Bahai Temple, Robert Louis Stevenson Mansion and Museum, Cathedral, Traditional Food market, shopping and Papasaea Sliding Rock. All day tour includes transport, commentary and guide.
Swimming with turtles
Our guides will take you to a secret location where turtles cavort in their natural habitat. You can swim around these amazing gentle creatures – you will especially enjoy this with an underwater camera. Includes transport, kayak, entry fee, life jackets, snorkels and tour guide commentary.
Kayak the Rainforest River
A peacefully serene experience kayaking through our mangroves into the rainforest then back to the beach for a swim and traditional Samoan beach BBQ – includes transport, kayaks, lifejackets and a delicious BBQ lunch cooked the traditional way over hot rocks in the sand.
Savaii Island Tour
Visit Afu Aau Waterfall for a refreshing dip and then shop at Salelologa Produce and Handcrafts Market before drive back to catch ferry to Upolu island.
An excellent introduction to Samoan culture in the traditional Samoan fale village setting, where you will be hosted by our talking Chief. You get to Participate in the daily tasks of a typical Samoan family, like making cocoa, learn how an ava ceremony is conducted and how to survive on the medicinal plants of Samoa’s forest.
Village & School Walking Tour
See all the spots in the village and hear the stories from the making of Return to Paradise movie starring Gary Cooper over 60 years ago. See insights into how the villages still live with our old traditions. The tour finishes with a visit to the local primary school where the proud children greet you enthusiastically and then sing their hearts out. Tour takes two hours on flat contour
Piula & Beyond
Explore nature’s beautiful and stunning sight of Satuiatua waterfall and take a swim then hear about the legend Samoan Fale surrounding by green mountains of North view waterfalls and enjoy a refreshing swim spotting fish at Piula Cave Pool.
Manono Island Tour
Discover serene environment and peaceful island of Manono there you board on a small local ferry spending 20 minutes to the island. Explored cultural and experience everyday way of living and local tracks use of walking the island. Relax in an open Fale and have lunch and swim at Sunset View.