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Ofu and Olosega

Ofu and Olosega appear to be the remaining northern portions of a massive volcano whose southern side disintegrated into the sea. Some of the best snorkeling is around the concrete bridge that links these soaring volcanic islands; just be aware of currents. The strong current between Ofu and Nuutele islands makes snorkeling off Alaufau or Ofu villages risky, though the small-boat harbor just north of Alaufau is better protected than the one on Ta'u. The best snorkeling is halfway between the airstrip and the bridge, where the lagoon widens. Bring your own snorkeling gear.

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