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Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, Apia

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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3.9/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Bring your snorkeling gear and a sense of curiosity to Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, a protected area for coral and marine life. Try to plan your visit during high tide, and float above a vibrant world teeming with tropical fish and coral carpets. If you are lucky, you may even spot sea turtles and sharks. It's possible to visit during low tide, but there's a higher chance of damaging the coral or hurting yourself. The attraction provides toilets, showers, and changing rooms. To visit Palolo Deep Marine Reserve on your trip to Upolu, use our Upolu itinerary maker.
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  • Flippers recommended as it's a little swim out to the deep hole. Best to go at high tide. We took our own snorkelling gear and would definitely do this again. We also used life jackets from the resort...  read more »
  • Entry fee and flippers/snorkling gear are very cheap! Snorkelling was great for a small place like Samoa although the reserve has suffered some damage from previous cyclones. There were showers and to...  read more »
  • Close to town, easily walking distance & you can hire gear here, there's really no excuse not to come. A few tips- make sure you come at high tide & have flippers/water shoes as the coral is very shar...  read more »
  • Amazing. I only had an hour but it was high tide so snorkelled across the shallows to the "deep". So many fishes all the way, all sizes and colours. Definitely paying a return visit with more time to spare.
  • It's beautiful and to know where my name came from is truly an honour. I hope one day my family and I can visit Palolo Deep Marine Reserve 😍
  • A nice picnic spot away from the bustle of the city.
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