TRANSPORT A fulltime crew of support staff will be on call to ferry you between training, your accommodation and other activities. This includes the transfer from the airport on your arrival to Savai'i.
AIRPORT TO SAVAI'I Faleolo international Airport is on the island of Upolu. Savai'i Island is 22km from Upolu. The ferry terminal to catch the ferry to Salelologa (Savai'i) is 3kms from the airport. You will be assisted and transported with your bike from the airport to Savai'i.
FERRY SERVICES In case you are making your own way or looking to get a rental vehicle this is the ferry schedule. We can organise all this for you, including your Rental vehicle to be picked up and dropped off at the airport. The sailing times of the big ferry are: 8am, 12pm, 4pm. The sailing is 1hr 15mins one way. There is a smaller ferry that sails in between these times, that service is a 1hr 45mins one way. The cost of a vehicle on the ferry is $100WST one way.
ATHLETE MEALS The Event will have an Athletes Village at Race HQ. Lunch and Dinner will be provided here. This is optional for those staying at other locations. Supporters are welcome.
TOURS A visit to parts of Savai'i including the popular Taga Blow Holes is on the cards. This is free to athletes, supporters will be charged for Tours
EVENT HQ This is at The Savaiian Hotel. This is where Registration and the Event Briefing will take place. The Savai'ian is 6kms from the wharf / ferry, and 5kms to T1.
GEAR to T2 You will be provided with a Named bag for all your gear at T1. Your Swim to Bike bag and the Run Gear bag will be transferred to T2 for your run start. Both bags are required to be by your bike on the rack when you leave for the ride.
EVENT CHARITY $10 from every entry will be donated to the Samoa Cancer Society Pinktober Appeal. This will be the third year of the association of this event and SCS.
CYCLE CHARITY Samoa Triathlon is sparse on resources such as bikes, tyres and tubes. If you wish to donate your unused bike equipment to Samoa Triathlon and Samoa Events we would be most grateful. It is a long way to the closest bike shop in Auckland
MECHANIC A Race mechanic will be based at the Event HQ to service your bike.
MASSAGE & PHYSIO These will also be based at the Event HQ
SHOPPING There is limited shopping on Savaii. Our drivers will be at your disposal to take you to shops at Salelologa.
DRINKING WATER You can order and pay for this at the Event HQ to be delivered to your hotel / room.
INTERNET There is excellent coverage on the big island for mobile internet. Event HQ will also have paid Wi-Fi available
RACE SUPPORT & INFO You can contact us using the Contact form below.