Shore Excursion Details

Famous Homesteads & Market

Apia, Samoa Islands

Famous Homesteads & Market


  • 31/2
    hrs Estimate Duration
  • Snack

Experience a taste of island life in the South Pacific during this tour of Apia's famous homesteads and a local market.

Visit the homestead of Aggie Grey, a famous self-made Samoan woman that started her Hotel business in the 1940s. Her humble beginnings and interesting story is one that credits her survival instincts and business sense. You’ll be hosted by a family member who will give an account of how this amazing entrepreneur started. An opportunity to walk through the organic gardens, plantations and resting place of Aggie and her sisters is of added interest. You’ll also visit Vailima, famous for being Robert Louis Stevenson’s former home as this is where the novelist lived the final 4 years of his life. Today, it houses a museum and during your visit you will learn about the history of the home and its former residents.

During your tour, you’ll stop at a fresh produce market, where farmers sell fresh fruits, vegetables, taro, bananas, kava, and traditional handicrafts.

Need to Know:

Note: Due to limited availability, some vehicles are not air-conditioned.

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Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours
Historical Landmarks

Activity Level:

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Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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