Whether you gravitate to the sea or the mountains, you’ll encounter memorable vistas at every curve of the landscape surrounding Pago Pago. Whales, porpoises and sea turtles frequent the island’s emerald waters. The rainforest blanketing the rugged mountains showcases an impressive array of greens. As you tour the island, discover local Polynesian culture and traditions that have remained present in many residents’ lives.
What youNEED TO KNOW
Port Name & Location Pago Pago Cruise Port
Time Zone SST Samoa UTC/GMT -11 hours
Language Samoan and English are the official languages.
Currency & Shopping The US Dollar (USD) is the official currency
Best Way to Get Around Organized shore excursions.
Fun Fact #1 Actor and former wrestling star Dwayne Johnson, also known as The Rock, is part Samoan. His mother is part of the Samoan royal family.
Fun Fact: Foodies The official drink of American Samoa is Kava, whose main ingredients are water and ground pepper roots, and is primarily consumed for relaxation.
Fun Fact: Landmarks The National Park of American Samoa lies in the South Pacific Ocean and was established to protect the area’s tropical rainforest on the islands.
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