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La Soufriere Drive-In Volcano

Bay St., St. Lucia
758/459-5500
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Ranked #23 of 110 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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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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Comber, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I visited the volcano as part of our Island Man tour. It's really a crater however it is well worth a visit. The smell of sulphur in the air can be a tad sickening. Top tip bring a dark coloured swimsuit to bathe in the mud pool. My son has very dry skin & he was impressed by the difference... More

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Avenel, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The volcano was a great experience with the mud bath & sulpher springs. Def a must do on St. Lucia. Your tour guide should tell you all the history of the volcano & erruptions. Then take you down to the mud & hot baths. You get to rub mud all over including face (but not your hair). It is an... More

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I rated it very good no just for the attraction itself, which is simply good, but the nearby town of Soufriere, the lush landscapes, driving to it make it a trip worthwhile. But, make sure you do the drive in a very comfortable bus, as the road is narrow, very curvy, and full of up and down hills. If you... More

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