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Palolo Deep Marine Reserve

A marine biodiversity area with a diverse array of coral and fish species, Palolo Deep Marine Reserve is a 5 minute walk from central Apia.

This very convenient spot is only five minutes walk from the centre of Apia (head east to Vaiala Beach). There’s a blue hole surrounded by walls of coral and tropical fish so it’s great for snorkelling, diving and swimming or just relaxing with a picnic. There are toilets, showers and changing rooms and snorkel gear can be hired.

Gear is available for hire ($5.00/mask & $2.00/snorkel). It is recommended that visitors plan their snorkel trips for high tide as attempting to reach the high tide could result in damaged coral or coral cuts for the swimmer.

Bring your snorkeling gear and a beach towel as it’s a great place for swimming and snorkeling. Reef shoes are optional but try and arrange your visit at high tide. Basic shower and change room facilities provided. Open daily from 8am-6pm.

Phone +685 7242521, +685 72 65289
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Adults: $3.00 Kids: $2.00


Mon-Sun: 8.00am-6.00pm. High tide recommended.