Tourists boarding Samoa Shipping ferry at Mulifanua Wharf on Upolu
Mulifanua Wharf, Upolu

Catching a Ferry to nearby islands

Head offshore from Upolu to discover beautiful and remote locations and immerse yourself in Samoan culture.

Upolu - Savai'i

Samoa Shipping Corporation operates two car and passenger ferries between Samoa’s main island of Upolu and its largest island, Savai’i

Ferry terminals are located at Mulifanua Wharf on Upolu, and Salelologa Wharf on Savai’i. The crossing takes 60-90 minutes.

For walk-on ferry passengers, tickets can be bought at Shipping House in Apia or at the ferry terminal, which accepts cash 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.

Manono Island

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.

More information about the ferry to Savai'i

Read our guide to taking a ferry to Savai'i.

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