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This relatively short volcano (360 meters above sea level) is regularly active.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Tanna Island, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If no one tells you, like no one told us! Then it is a good idea to bring goggles for the ashes and a scarf for the smoke and a torchlight/ headlight for the walk back. And a raincoat, they can provide you one, but...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish, the safari tour to the summit of Mt Yasur did not disappoint. After being warmly welcomed by the local tribe, first at the office and then at the meeting place where a wonderful welcome to country including tribal dancing, was performed...More

1  Thank Jill F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we did this, the drive to the volcano isn't that bad, ok it is bumpy but they drive slowly, so its not like you get thrown around. It is a steep climb up & the railing is wobbly, but worth it. I did...More

2  Thank Robandjen99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of four of us were looking forward to seeing the live volcano. We arrived on a day it was supposed to be open for tours. When we arrived at the airport in Tanna we learned that the people at the volcano had chosen...More

1  Thank Droundy
Reviewed September 9, 2018

This is something you won’t forget. It’s not just seeing the Volcano explode and spit, the whole drive in is amazing scenery behind the volcano driving across ash plains and looking at old Lava flows. But here is the warning: It is one thing to...More

1  Thank thejabours
Reviewed September 5, 2018

If Mt. Yasur is on your bucket list, allow a few days in Tanna (highly recommended) as the tour can be cancelled if visibility is poor. On arrival at the visitor centre we were split up into groups based on nationality. Each group was given...More

Thank su h
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Waaaaaoooo! Mount Yasur climbing is just spectacular! Be ready to see, to hear, to smell and to feel everything new and that you have never tasted before. The view is breathtaking, the heart of the volcano is like a thunderstorm and you feel the power...More

Thank RessiguierR
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Adventure experience starting from the drive there. Definately take a jacket plus a large hanky or scarf for ash/sulphur smell protection if windy. Also a torch for the trip back to the vehicles in the dark.

Thank MaryandGlenn2014
Reviewed August 4, 2018

The only reason that we visited Tanna was to see Mount Yasur erupting! Exceeded expectations. Really glad that we visited.

Thank hkprinia
Reviewed August 2, 2018

How do you review the force of mother nature? Mt Yasur is an experience that neither I, or anyone in my family will ever forget. Three generations make the remarkably simple trek, (ages 70 to 6), from the carpark, (cars driven by experts in ways...More

1  Thank Clint J
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Kanika M
October 14, 2018|
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Response from Catherine F |
Hi Kanika, We have just returned from Vanuatu last month. Yes,Mt Yasur is available as a one day trip. Most of the hotels offer trips . We went with White Grass Resort approx. $200 aud. This includes your guide, the drive to... More
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Jessie314
August 3, 2018|
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Response from Hilary M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Ruth, I only just picked up your message. I think you could give it a go to the first part, where you still get a good view. The guides are strong and will help you, but it is quite steep, so you need to go slowly. I... More
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Andy H
June 3, 2018|
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Response from Robandjen99 | Reviewed this property |
We just returned from Mt Yasur, while the climb is steep just take your time & stop to catch your breath when needed, that's what I did. I go to the gym 2 times a week & I still couldn't make it without stopping. Several... More
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