On Tutuila, stop first at the National Park Headquarters and Visitor center which is located in the village of Pago Pago, past McDonald's and across Pago Way Service Station. A scenic road leads from Pago Pago to the north coast. Allow a few hours for this drive, including stops for the view. Along the scenic drive there are panoramic views, especially from Afono Pass. As you approach Vatia village, there are excellent views of Pola Island. Ofu and Olosega have scenic beaches with spectacular backdrops of Sunu'itao Peak and Piumafua Mountain
Did You Know?
During the warm months of the southern hemisphere, Samoa’s humpback whales feed in the rich Antarctica waters, 3,200 miles to the south. When Antarctic's bitter winter sets in, humpbacks seek warmer waters, migrating northward, towards Australia and Tonga. At least some migrate onward to Samoa.