Ferry terminals are located at Mulifanua Wharf on Upolu Island, and Salelologa Wharf on Savai’i Island. The crossing takes 60-90 minutes.
For walk-on ferry passengers, tickets can be bought at the Samoa Shipping Corporation office in Apia or at the ferry terminal, cash basis only. A VIP ticket for an additional fee allows you to access the VIP lounge onboard the larger ferry which offers air conditioning, plus tea, coffee and a snack.
Read our guide to taking a ferry to Savai'i.
To reach Manono Island, boats operate from Manono-uta on Upolu Island’s western end, near Le Vasa Resort.
There is no set timetable and trips are arranged on-site along with any other passengers who may be waiting.