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Fun way to learn

The culture centre has alot to offer. Learn how to cook local foods and taste it. Tattooing the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
skytraveller50
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Broadbeach, Australia
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What is your web address? I need to make a reservation for 4 adults coming to your island on... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Seasign19
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Huntington Beach, CA
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3 weeks ago
“Fun way to learn”
19 Jul 2018
“Need to reach you”
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Cultural activities such as traditional house building, canoe making, tapa cloth making, coconut oil making, cocoa drink making, weaving, singing and traditional dancing comes alive on site every Wednesdays.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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+685 23333
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The culture centre has alot to offer. Learn how to cook local foods and taste it. Tattooing the old ways and what the tattoos means. Learn and try basket and plate weaving from palm leaves. Making tapa cloth. Local dancing and music. Need 2 to...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

What is your web address? I need to make a reservation for 4 adults coming to your island on November 7, 2018 I would appreciate it!

Thank Seasign19
SCC A, Manager at Samoa Culture Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Talofa Email us: sccsamoa@outlook.com or maulolo@fatuaiupu.ws. Sorry our website is under construction. Faafetai Lili

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

You must come here if you are a tourist. Ask the driver to take you here. A good place to know local culture. Closed on weekends and all holidays.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a free activity with a love donation collected at the end. Learn about Samoan cooking, food, woodwork, tatooing, and crafts in a guided and informative morning. The event includes lunch cooked in the traditional Samoan oven/umu

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Bit disappointed. Expected some 'interactive experiences' and all there that was there was a table selling a limited range of jams, oils and soaps.More

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SCC A, Manager at Samoa Culture Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Sorry you are mistaken us Samoa Culture Centre with another place whereever you went to see so please check to make sure you are on the correct facility before giving feedback as we have had a few of these negatives in the past when in...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We visited the Samoa Cultural Centre after reading other reviews and we are so pleased we did. On a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday they do a 3 hour (approx) cultural experience where you get to see different forms of Samoan culture from cooking food in...More

Thank Ciaran H
SCC A, Manager at Samoa Culture Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Glad you have enjoyed your experience with SCC Samoa Culture Centre. Hope to see more visitors like yourself in the near future.

Reviewed 21 April 2017

A wonderful show enthusiastically narrated and well attended. Learn to make a woven plate for the umu food you will watch being prepared and cooked, Delicious,

Thank Jenni M
SCC A, Manager at Samoa Culture Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Thanks for your feedback. Our Samoa Culture Centre stands to showcase our real tradition, say a hundred years ago in a most authentic approach.

Reviewed 24 February 2017

I went there because Lonely Planet was so crazy about it. But during a regular day, most of the huts/fales were closed, not much was actually shown. Some of the staff was really charming but most wasn't really up for a chat.More

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SCC A, Manager at Samoa Culture Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Twice we have to correct viewers about Samoa Culture Centre at Falelauniu and the Cultural Village at STA town Apia. Sorry but you went to the Cultural Village and not us. We run our cultural activities on Wednesdays with bookings only and any other day...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Had a great 4 hours of information and hands on Village power and politics explained Witnessed Umu prep, had a go at weaving, saw how the pandanus parchment is produced, boat carving, coconut cord making, dance and Kava ceremony greeting in Fale Lunch was great...More

Thank Steve F
SCC A, Manager at Samoa Culture Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Terrific. Glad you have enjoyed your Samoan cultural experience with us. Faafetai lava.

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Give this a miss- there was very little to see. Under one of the Fale's they were tattooing someone but we were chased away cause we were not wearing lavalava's Surely they could go somewhere else if they don't want visitedMore

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SCC A, Manager at Samoa Culture Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2016

Sorry but you are mistaken us with the Cultural Village at Samoa Tourism Authority in town Apia. Samoa Culture Centre or Aai o Aganuu Samoa is located at Falelauniu. Faafetai. We would love to show you our cultural activities perhaps on your next trip back...More

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