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Sulphur Springs

Sulphur Springs Access Rd, Malgretoute, St Lucia, Soufriere, St. Lucia
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Ranked #6 of 16 attractions in Soufriere
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Bodies of Water, Volcanos, Beaches
Activities: Driving, Walking
Description: An enormous crater where boiling black water sprays hydrogen sulfide into the air.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Houston, TX, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We visited this spot during a cruise line-sponsored tour, which was billed as a "volcano tour." I didn’t expect geysers of magma (or any magma at all), but I expected more than what we saw. To me, it wasn’t much more than an excavated hillside with some bubbling mud and steam. The whole area reeked of sulfur (hence the name... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Neat to see, doesn't take much time to take it all in. Plan to dispose of the clothes you wear as smell is difficult to remove.

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Nynashamn, Sweden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The Sulphur Springs and mud bath is one of those things you just have to do whilst in St. Lucia. Where else in the world can you "drive in" to a volcano crater? The volcano itself bubble water not lava and part of it has collapsed so it's not obvious that you are in one. Apart from the bubbling there... More

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Wells, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Not a full day trip but worth a visit if you combine it with Morne Coubaril and Diamond Falls. An interesting talk, smelly. Lots of stairs so be aware if you struggle with them. Avoid Thursdays which tend to be cruise ship days as it's very crowded then.

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Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Definitely recommend a visit to the mud baths at the Sulphur Springs. You essentially first enter a (very) hot pool, then move over to a small stream to apply the mud to your skin, let it dry and then head back to the very hot pool to wash it off. Your skin feels so soft and smooth afterwards and it... More

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Westlake Village, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

It is a unique experience to rub mud all over your body, wait for it to dry and then become a white monster. They have fun with you putting black mud decorations on your white body, but the beauty of it is the soft skin after you are finished and the warm water and time in the waterfall.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I would definitely recommend getting their as early as possible to avoid the crowds. We arrived around 9:30 and had the baths to ourselves- when we left there were about 50 people around the bath with another 50 waiting. I would suggest just hiring a taxi to take you to the baths as a tour and the admission to the... More

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Maryland
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This was the highlight of my trip to St. Lucia! I loved seeing the volcano. First, you went into a building to watch a short video and talk around to see some exhibits and pictures on the wall. Next, you were led to the volcano itself. We were led by a tour guide that gave some interesting history. It was... More

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Roswell, New Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

i liked the experience very different and told it is good for you , but the mud is kind of smelly and stays on your cloths ,if you do not care about any of that it is a good experience

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columbia,sc
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7 reviews 7 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

we had a great time here. got covered in mud, the water was a little warmer than expected but we still loved it. crazy story! we left our camera in one of the showers at the mud baths. our hotel called back but it was gone. they told us if anyone there saw it, it would be gone for good.... More

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