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La Soufriere Drive-In Volcano

Bay St., St. Lucia
758/459-5500
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Ranked #22 of 111 Attractions in St. Lucia
Type: Volcanos
Activities: Driving
Description: YOu can literally drive right into the crater of this volcano and walk between the bubbling sulfur springs and hissing pools of steam.
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Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

OMG!! amazing historical site, a must see and experience. The mud bath was interesting but I preferred the history tour.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Great place for a visit especially on the buggy tour. Our guide with the buggies was Nichollas who was excellent and really made the day fun. I feel the words mud baths are misleading as there are not baths you can lie in you have to go into the hot pool and then get out and rub the mud on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It was exciting taking a tour around the island and visiting the Crater where a active volcano once stood.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Left me a little cold even though the temperature is high and the smell of sulphur acrid. Having been to the sites in Iceland I found this a bit underwhelming but if this is your first visit to such a landscape then I guess ones view would be different. The guide was knowledgable though. The mud baths were fun but... More

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South Bend, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Nicholas was our guide and this stop was amazing!! Loved the mud bath and painting between the white and black mud. So much fun!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Can you imagine that you can drive into a volcano without too much fuss? This visit was an experience for us. One that will be remembered as special. Our grand Kids were elated on the bubbles and noise that emanated from the volcano as it vent its energy. Kismat

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The other reviews are correct. Since the volcano is so underwhelming, we drove past it--even after paying. We saw long lines waiting for something and eventually went back to see what that was about. I'm sure it is a great geological site but there's just not much to see. There are some bubbling pits of hot muck. The hot springs... More

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Harrow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The tour guides here were really good and really knew their stuff. Interesting but very smelly. (sulpher).

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My husband and I chose this over the mad bath and soon regretted as there wasn’t much to see and we were in and out in 5mins when we were told it would take 20mins.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

The volcano was great, the road up is a bit treacherous ( the drop off the left side would definitely ruin your trip). It was cool to see the crater but the mud bath was the best. It was a little busy because everyone wanted to do it. The smell of sulfur is present but you get used to it... More

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