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I was amazed at the devastation!

I was able to see a lot of the destroyed cities. I even went into some of the old buildings and it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dee M
Houston, Texas
Visiting the volcano area is a must in Montserrat

Visiting the volcano area in Montserrat is a must! Remember, not everyone has access to this area... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was able to see a lot of the destroyed cities. I even went into some of the old buildings and it was like time stood still. I'm very happy I went. And also, the other side of Montserrat is beautiful!!!

Thank Dee M
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Visiting the volcano area in Montserrat is a must! Remember, not everyone has access to this area and special permission must be gained to enter it. We were with Sun on a private tour and loved every minute of visiting the area and seeing what...More

1  Thank lithlith
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

The exclusion zone is a must if you are in Montserrat. A special permit is required to visit this area. Therefore you have to go on a tour with a company. It is amazing the devastation that that was caused by the volcano eruption. A...More

1  Thank Waterdown
Reviewed February 28, 2018

We took Sunny's tour, arranged through Gingerbread Hill Guest house, and it was fascinating. This volcano erupted off and on for 15 years, and totally destroyed the capital city of Montserrat (and a good part of the economy, which has never really recovered). You cannot...More

Thank poisson54
Reviewed January 17, 2018

Remains a brooding, unique and captivating feature of this magical island. This is our 11th visit to the island and the fascination remains undimmed! This particular January has been unusually wet with limited views of the summit but plenty of steaming going on!

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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Very memorable, we are so glad we did it. Our driver Lawrence told us all about the volcano and how it devastated this area. He told us what the people had to do and how they survived the times. He was very professional. Would recommend...More

2  Thank Allison A
Reviewed November 30, 2017

The only place to view and understand the Soufriere Hills Volcano. Its a fair drive to the observatory but well worth the effort. The staff are pleasant and courteous and full of information about the eruption. Do not miss the video of the eruption shown...More

Thank richardjaspin
Reviewed November 21, 2017

You can see the volcano from all around with smoke still coming out of it. Tours are given permission to go into the exclusion zone which is the area hit by or still in the area of another possible eruption. It is hard to believe...More

Thank Jotum
Reviewed November 20, 2017

It was a great tour and we saw a lot in the exclusion zone with Sonny. To be clear you see the volcano from a great distance but it was amazing to see the before pictures and the aftermath of the eruptions. the wind was...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed August 16, 2017

The Soufriere Hills Volcano started its latest eruption in 1995 and proceeded to obliterate the capital, Plymouth with its pyroclastic flows. Plymouth and the surrounding towns remain in an exclusion zone, but can be observed via a scheduled tour or by hiking to the edge...More

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February 10, 2017|
Response from sadvam2010 | Reviewed this property |
Hi We were staying at Jolly Beach Resort and booked thru the concierge at our hotel,there are a couple of places in Jolly Harbour where trips are bookable,one near The Akropolis restaurant,the other at the side of the main... More