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A spectacular landmark of St. Lucia visible for miles, Petit Piton and Gros Piton are twin volcanic spires majestically soaring out of the sea with waves crashing around their bases.
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“gros piton” (243 reviews)
“halfway point” (52 reviews)
“tough climb” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Soufriere, St. Lucia
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Reviewed December 17, 2016

Whether you view the Pitons from the water or from the ground, you will be mesmerized. Majestic, awe-inspiring and simply gorgeous. Gros Piton is 2619 feet high with a 3km base while Petit Piton is 2461 ft high with a 1 km base. They have...More

1  Thank StarLady99
Reviewed December 17, 2016

Had great fun climbing the piton. The guide was very helpful on the trail with information and practical advice on how to get up to the summit safely.

1  Thank MisterK928
Reviewed December 14, 2016

I have visited 110+ countries and had been dreaming of Saint Lucia and seeing that famous Piton view for years before I finally made it there this year for my weddingmoon! It was truly a dream come true to stay at the Ladera Resort and...More

2  Thank Sihpromatum
Reviewed December 13, 2016

We were fortunate to see the Pitons again from our Cruise Ship. They are truly Mother Nature's awesome beauty. Hopefully one day we can come back and have time to climb them as others have done.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed December 9, 2016

My wife and I are in our mid-60s and quite fit. We wanted to hike Gros Piton while in St. Lucia and hired a tour company to drive us from Rodney Bay to the Mountain. Arriving in the small village of Fond Gens Libre, we...More

2  Thank Jean-Paul A
Reviewed December 7, 2016

You wont believe it! One of the most beautiful things I have ever seen. My wife and I love it. You only see stuff like this in the movies and magazine photos!

Thank richclough52
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Coming from a cruise ship, we had some trouble finding a company to take us up but then found Spencer Ambrose Tours (great company but only reviewing the hike itself here). Read reviews saying it was easy (our guide did it in slide on flipflops)...More

2  Thank Ashley M
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful view from the top.bring lot of water because it will take around 2 hours till top of gros piton.if you like hiking this must be on your bucket list.

1  Thank Josip H
Reviewed November 30, 2016

This was quite the sight. we took a long drive in and around the mountains and around each turn when we saw the Pitons it was awesome.

Thank jacobsrb
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Would definitely recommend doing the trek up the Pitons. It is 2 hours up and 2 hours down and not an easy trail but what an experience! You have a guide in front and behind you to ensure you are looked after and the views...More

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May 14, 2017|
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Response from Lainy1993 | Reviewed this property |
I have not hiked that trail, but I am a runner and have done some hiking in the US. It is so different, because of the incline and the heat, than any other hike, more like a climb. You are pretty much constantly walking up... More
November 28, 2016|
Response from cakefred | Reviewed this property |
not sure. did not go diving
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November 19, 2016|
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Response from Elaine C | Reviewed this property |
Diamond falls