Plan Your Visit
Trip Planner (PDF File)
The national park headquarters and visitor center are located in the village of Pago Pago, past McDonald's and across from Pago Way Service Station.
Good road maps are not generally available from rental car companies, AAA, or websites. The best map, "Islands of Samoa," is available from the University of Hawaii Press.FLIGHTS
The nearest airport is Pago Pago International Airport on Tutuila Island. Air service is available twice per week to and from Honolulu, Hawaii. Scheduled flights in small planes serve the park areas in Ta'u and the nearby nation of Samoa.
There are two buses that travel to the national park. Look for a bus in the Pago Pago Village area with signage for Vatia. Vatia Village is located within the national park. Be prepared to wait up to an hour for the bus.
Lodging is available on all islands except 'Aunu'u. Homestay lodging is the only type available on Ta'u and Olosega. Camping is prohibited within the park.
The Samoan people are hospitable and eager to share their culture with park visitors. For a cultural experience, visitors should consider staying with local families in their fale or house. This unique opportunity will allow you to learn and experience the Samoan culture and lifestyle first hand, as well as assisting the village economy. Homestays can be arranged on Tutuila, Olosega, and Ta'u. Contact the national park visitor center at 684-633-7082, ext. 22 for more information.
Did You Know?
The islands tropical rainforests extend from the mountain summits to the ocean shorelines.