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Pretty cool that we had these ancient mounds in Samoa but I asked my mum (I'm half Samoan) to ask a... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2014
C-liscious M
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I followed the basic instructions to get there, but I could find only the beginning of the path... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Leandro S
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12 Nov 2018
“closed”
15 Oct 2018
“It took 2 days to find the mound”
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

this stop is closed and you won't find a guide or locals awaiting you or a path to the mound even which has been overgrown for sometime.Travellers beware

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cobno456
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

My family live next to the property the mound is on and my father grew up here as a kid. Despite that - the jungle has completely swallowed the mound and it it still took two day to find. My cousin took us on the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank KKP_traveller
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

I followed the basic instructions to get there, but I could find only the beginning of the path. After the first creek the path just disappear into a thick intimidating forest. The path is totally overgrown. It totally doesn't exists anymore, I was insistent in...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Leandro S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Understanding the significance of this place is what draw me to it. Unfortunately there was no one there when we went to help guide us around the place. For anyone who didn't know anything about it, it would be hard to see why they should...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank BizT7
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The track was a dead end so after talking to some locals at the waterfall we hired a local guide. After a 2 hour hike through the jungle with the guide bush wacking we realised he had no idea where it was. So 4 hours...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank drdooo
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We have visited this site before and thought we'd try again - sadly the access is completely overgrown and it is presently inaccessible - hopefully someone will do something about this soon!

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Narziss
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Pretty cool that we had these ancient mounds in Samoa but I asked my mum (I'm half Samoan) to ask a local lady living there what she knew about the history or any legends of this place and she didn't know anything. I think there...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank C-liscious M
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Both the trek through the jungle to the Pulemelei Ancient Mound and the Mound itself were totally unforgettable experiences. The view was incredible and the history of the place was just fascinating. I would definitely recommend, but consider having a local guide as the trek...More

Date of experience: February 2013
5  Thank Leah K
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