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Yasur volcano tours

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Yasur volcano tours

We are going to Vila in June and have been recommended to visit Tanna for a night. I have read it is better to visit it at sunset.

Would it be better to do a sunset trek to the volcano, or do a fly over at sunset?

I'd be grateful if anyone can recommend a good tour which might incorporate one or both of the above, plus obviously a night of accomodation and transfers with Vila.

Thanks.

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11. Re: Yasur volcano tours

The volcano has been active everyday for over 200 years :-)

How active it will be when you are here is anyone's guess as it changes everyday.

Brisbane, Australia
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for Vanuatu, Port Vila, Espiritu Santo
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12. Re: Yasur volcano tours

Mt Yasur erupts every few minutes and has done for years. The likelihood of it running out of steam before October is extremely slim.

J

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13. Re: Yasur volcano tours

This is great thanks so much for your help! It's an expensive flight and I wanted to be sure our chances of seeing activity was high and it sounds like it is!

Australia
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for Port Vila, Vanuatu
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14. Re: Yasur volcano tours

Jacsnunn, maybe you could do some research volcanos before you go so you can learn about what you are seeing and enhance your experience.

Adelaide
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15. Re: Yasur volcano tours

Jacsnunn, definitely do some more research as P&L said. A great resource is youtube, and if you search Mt Yasur there are many videos there to give you a taste of what you might see. Another place to look is http://www.geohazards.gov.vu/ where you can see it is Category 2 at the moment, which is a great level to visit. You can stand right at the rim and watch the show.

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