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La Soufriere Drive-In Volcano

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YOu can literally drive right into the crater of this volcano and walk between the bubbling sulfur springs and hissing pools of steam.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Who knew? Interesting tour of the crater. Knowledgeable guides. Live steam and bubbling mud. Mud baths available for those who choose.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Todd and Kathle... H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a tour that included either mud bath OR the volcano. We opted for the mud bath, but we could see the "back" of the volcano from the bridge. It was really neat to see it steaming! We could also see the water running...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 268andreab268
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited St Lucia on a cruise and took a tour that included La Soufriere, the “drive-in” volcano. Majestic views before and after made the ride totally worth it but the actual tour of the volcano site is an education. This is not a loud,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 976julietb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a cruise along the western (Caribbean) coast of St. Lucia, and after docking in Soufriere, we boarded a minivan to visit the volcano and subsequently the Toraille waterfall. It's a quick ride uphill to the "Drive-in-Volcano", last erupted evidently in 1766. As other...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank petergoode2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited the Sulphur Springs Park on the way from the Boucan's and it definitely was worth the quick stop - for $8 USD per person you are assigned a tour guide (you can say no of course) - the visit itself is quite...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank reedmangreg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the volcano with Dr Bala and his family. The park is well maintained. The walk through the still smoking volcano was interesting. The guide assigned to us was knowledgeable about the area. We also descended to the sulfur springs which are very popular...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank drprshankar
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Not really 'drive in'. pay to go through a gate totally jammed with tour busses. park by the side of the road and walk to the stairs to see volcano is not that large but you do get a guide to tell you some of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Matt H
Reviewed December 29, 2018

Amazing to see how this site has been active for hundreds of years. Strong sulfur smell, bubbling hot mud and steam reminds you about geothermal activity inside earths core.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SKhajuria
Reviewed December 24, 2018

The hype is great and the expectations were high. However, if you have experienced Rotorua or Reykjavík perhaps you will be disappointed. We did this as a cruise excursion and although the day was good with some history of the island and a views of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sanjaya_Wijeyekoon
Reviewed December 19, 2018

A good short time experience to have while visiting the island. They provide a guide who goes with you for the thirty minute experience, and provides insight, history, and information about the site. It was cool to see the boiling mud, smell the sulfurous fumes,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Vicki H
March 25, 2018|
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Response from MarkY1418 | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of showers to rinse. Need to bring your own towel. You rinse first in the warm bathes.
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February 18, 2017|
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Response from Jim L | Reviewed this property |
All the roads in st Lucia are windy and some are steep might not be the place to visit for you.
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