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Papapapaitai Falls

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Very impressive after a storm!

Easy to get to and see as it is just off the main Cross Island Road. Lovely butterflies flitting... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cheryl J
Local village entry

$5 tala pp. no change. Our guide made coconut cream from fresh nuts & fed the chooks with our left... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cheryl T
Nulkaba, Australia
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You don't need to pronounce the name to appreciate these spectacular falls that plunge 500 feet into a volcanic crater, surrounded by a lush rain forest.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy to get to and see as it is just off the main Cross Island Road. Lovely butterflies flitting around too.

Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 5 days ago

$5 tala pp. no change. Our guide made coconut cream from fresh nuts & fed the chooks with our left overs. Fun

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enormous waterfall with a viewing platform off the main north-south road from Apia to the south coast. Didn't actually travel to the waterfall but stopped off and saw this - spectacular.

Thank Tanya W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a brief stopover on the tour and revealed a very beautiful waterfall of great height. The only downside was the amount of rubbish at the site when we visited and the associated odour. The waterfall viewing area is a free to view area.

Thank MartyPN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waterfalls were beautiful although I enjoyed the village people better. They gave us a talk about the coconuts and village life. We got to meet the Reverend who was quite a character! Beautifully kept grounds and worth a stop.

Thank KarenR6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not as good as some of the other waterfalls on Upolu. On a foggy day it was hardly visible but lovely to see on a clear day. It was easy to find as well

Thank Sammy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an enormous waterfall. It is set in the middle of a rainforest and just off the road that crosses the island.

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The falls are very high up - but you are at quite a distance to see them. You have to stand on the viewing bars to see the bottom - but the scenery is amazing

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's really foggy up in the mountains, and was a little drizzly when we got there, but it was a lovely first stop on our multi-stop tour of Apia.

Thank KTOZ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily this waterfall is off the side of the road so you don't have to pay to see it. While it is lovely to look at I wouldn't say it's a "must see" unless you were planning on hiking to the bottom (which we didn't...More

Thank Bec P
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Delvina T
7 January 2017|
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Response from mrchubby63 | Reviewed this property |
Interestingly, there are two waterfalls on the cross Island roads. This one is drive up and view or you can walk to the top of the falls if you have someone who can show you. If you are a total adventurer nutto you can... More