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Soufriere Hills Volcano

Montserrat
+1 664-493-1814
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A trip you won't forget!

The Soufriere Hills Volcano started its latest eruption in 1995 and proceeded to obliterate the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Richard_CT
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Hartford, CT
The power of the nature

If you visit the island of Montserrat you must visit the volcano and explore its beauty and... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
eli r
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

If you visit the island of Montserrat you must visit the volcano and explore its beauty and power. The volcano's eruption changed completely the history of the montserratians who had to move abroad or move up to the north so it is a must to...More

Thank eli r
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We took a ship cruise there and got off the ship and hired a local driver to take us around the island. He was quite polite and lived through the volcano eruptions so he had some interesting and sad stories to tell about how things...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

We went on a few hour trip into the exclusion zone, with Winston - a retired Montserrat police officer (which helps when you're required to have a special permit from the police). It's amazing to see the buildings under many floors of ash and rock,...More

1  Thank JenEricTravelers
Reviewed 29 March 2017

While grabbing a cab, we were lucky to find one driven by local tour guide Joe Phillip, owner of Avalon Tour. A survivor of the volcano eruptions, he has prepared a brochure with a great timeline of events and is passionate about showing you details...More

1  Thank gcHouston
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We didn't go too close sunny showed us from a distance at first i was terrified and very sceptic but our guide was very careful and well experienced.

1  Thank alecianicola21
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Could see the volcano from our hotel in Jolly Beach Resort in Antigua,was smoking quite impressively,so decided to go for a visit,what an excellent day trip we had,the devastation this volcano caused was very impressive and thought provoking,would definitely recommend this day trip to Monserrat...More

1  Thank sadvam2010
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I went on a day trip round the island including the tour of the effected area/excluded area. The special permit from the police is required but this was organised by Sunny, our tour guide. The trip was very interested and we realised how much damage...More

1  Thank Ula1988
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is an amazing place and shows how much devastation occurs when a volcano erupts. The environment is totally different to anything I've seen!!

Thank kenlB1578ZE
Reviewed 18 January 2017

After having been to Plymouth in Montserrat in 1992, we always wanted to go back but knew that the volcano in 1995, which kept erupting for 15 years, would keep us from ever seeing our favorite island again. And then we read that tours of...More

5  Thank Bruce S
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MaddieFarmingtonnc
10 February 2017|
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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
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shanandros
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Response from xxCharleyxx |
You can book a tour to really get the most of the history, there are a number of operators that offer this, mostly you can show up and book something on arrival. Alternatively, rent a car and drive your own tour; talk to... More
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