Swains Island & Rose Atoll

Swains Island & Rose Atoll

Swains Island is located 350 miles north of Tutuila Island and has a total area of 461 acres, of which 373 acres is land. The central lagoon accounts for the balance of 88 acres. There is a small islet of 914 square yards in the eastern part of the lagoon. Access to Swains is limited with an unscheduled ferry service from Pago Pago throughout the year, so check with the Department of Port Administration in Pago Pago for the next sailing.

Rose Atoll is located 75 miles east of the Manu’a Islands, is an uninhabited wildlife refuge. Permission is need from the US Fish & Wildlife Service to visit the atoll.

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