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Mount Yasur

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Address: Tanna Island, Vanuatu
Activities: Hiking
Description: This relatively short volcano (360 meters above sea level) is regularly...
This relatively short volcano (360 meters above sea level) is regularly active.
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Wow this was a fabulous experience. Just travelling across the ash plains and getting to the volcano was great. Going up to the volcano for sunset was superb and one of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

What an amazing experience. Be warned this is somewhat intrepid. Make sure you have proper tour guides. There are locals acting as tour guides who are not organised for such a trip. However do some research and do this. It's amazing! Plus Tanna Island really need help right now as they got the full force of cyclone Pam.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Wow this was a fabulous experience. Just travelling across the ash plains and getting to the volcano was great. Going up to the volcano for sunset was superb and one of the highlights of our trip to Vanuatu. Make sure you have warm clothes and take the raincoats they offer you as it helps to protect your clothes from the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

You might as well be on Mars or something... well that's the sense you get at the top of Mt Yasur volcano. Who would have thought you would be able to watch red lava spewing up LIVE, together with booming sound effect!! Climbing down in the dark is a bit scary, so make sure to take a torch with you!

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

From the edge of the car, you sight the sign "think safety first", then glancing up up upon the ash plains that cradle the summit to witness the awe inspiring power of the lava of the powerful MtYasur Volcano! We traversed fro the sunset experience of a lifetime, not being so good with heights I was challenged, but always looked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Wonderful and also scary. quite a climb but unmissable. Guide was very helpful. Extremely beautiful setting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Be prepared for a long, winding, dusty and very bumpy road to Mt Yasur. One of the worst roads I've ever been on but well worth the great experience on the back of a ute with a fabulous driver. Good to get there about an hour before dusk if possible. A short steep climb to the top, amazing sensation as... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I had read the reviews and thought I knew what to expect. But it was truly spectacular. Add to that the entertaining and informative talk by our driver Steven from Tanna Lodge. This was a once in a lifetime experience. It should be on everybodies itinerary that goes to Vanuatu.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Not often you get a chance to see an active volcano. After you get over the terrified feeling upon hearing the very loud noises coming from the volcano, it's just exciting and thrilling to see the eruptions, especially at night. Wear warm clothing as it does get cold after sunset and if the wind blows your way, your eyes may... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It's an active volcano, with real shooting lava erupting from the crater. There's not much to say about it- you just have to see it. I won't spoil it for you. Twilight was an excellent time to go (it performs better due to the lower temps and it looks cool as the sun sets and the volcano emits its own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We came to Vanuatu specifically to see the volcano. What an experience !! After a rough and bumpy road trip up we stopped on the ash plain to take some snaps before we arrived at the crater rim. We had to walk 1km from where the car dropped us to reach the crater rim viewpoint. We measured this. We were... More 

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Address: Tanna Island, Vanuatu
Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Tanna Island

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