To Sua Ocean Trench: A Spectacular Natural Swimming Hole in Samoa

DSC_0423To Sua Ocean Trench is a very unusual and spectacular location near Lotofaga village on Upolu. The name “To Sua” is literally means ‘big hole’ – it is an amazing place to take a swim or just to look at. The 30 metre deep sea water is accessible via a rather large ladder that is not for the faint hearted. Water flows into the deep holes through a lava tube tunnel.It is connected to the main sea nearby.Upolu island was formed by a massive basaltic shield volcano, rising from the sea floor of the WesternDSC_0283 Pacific Ocean. The island is 434 sq miles in area, with a population of 135,000, making it the most populated of the Samoan Islands.

This site is surrounded by beautiful colorful gardens.There are a few other sites that areDSC_0286 situated in the same area, including blowholes and an incredible small beach on the western side. There is a small fee to enter the site.It is located in Lotofaga village. Lotofaga is a village on the south coast of Upolu island in SamoaFew sites are situated in the same area, including blowholes and an incredible small beach on the western side. A ladder is installed on site for visitors access to and fro into this 30 meters deep seawaters. This site is surrounded with beautiful colorful gardens. The site is for swimming and nature photography.

A Real Coral

A Real Coral

P.S->All pictures are clicked and sent to me by Samia Aamir Faridi

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About Rashid Faridi

I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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