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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” (248 reviews)
“half way point” (26 reviews)
“tough climb” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Soufriere, St. Lucia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We climbed the Gros Piton, it was challenging but not overwhelming. We try to find the challenges in all our destination vacations! I found the temperature change from Canada to the Carribean and the steep climb more out of breath but worth the work. At...More

Thank Tt3779
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So we booked our hike with Nexus tours at our Hotel in Royalton. Our day started at 06:35 with three other hotel pick ups so a journey time of 2 hours 20 mins ish to get to the pitons. We stopped at a view point...More

Thank nismojames
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the Piton while on a tour in St. Lucia and later got to sail past on our cruise ship. They are an impressive site....very pretty both during the day and evening.

Thank hbhakh
Reviewed 6 days ago

St. Lucia Pitons Cruise and Snorkel SLC4. We paid $51 each. A motorboat took us between 2 pitons in a cove to snorkel. Although the roped-off snorkeling area looking rather unimpressive from the boat, it was a marine preserve and was definitely the best snorkeling...More

Thank Fran Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hypnotizing and beautiful. We had a view of the Pitons from our hotel and could drink them in at all different times of day. Lucky us.

Thank LoveSunBeachMountain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I have hiked Gros Piton, the largest of the two. I was able to take my 22 year old daughter and 22 and 20 year old stepsons. You are required to take a St. Lucian guide and DeShawn was outstanding...More

Thank Donald L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I climbed the Gros Piton as part of an organised tour on 22nd November 2017. The pre tour blurb described the 6,000 foot plus ascent as a 'moderate hike'. Whilst it certainly wasn't a climb it was not my idea of a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Part of P&O land and sea cruise which was £76 pp for a full 7.5 hour trip including lunch and drinks. The coach stoped at various points to take stunning pics and the catamaran ensured we got great shots from the sea. Must see in...More

Thank Amanda2005book
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pitons area is a must for any visitor to St Lucia especially sailors. The views are spectacular and the water is clear and a beautiful colour of blue. The snorkelling and dives are well worth the effort. There are several beautiful resorts in the...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Views of the pitons from the speed boat tour were majestic to and from castries. Take photos from the boat from different angles (better in the afternoon). I joined a zip line group, where the last zip had a view of the pitons (need a...More

Thank lakwatsera2014
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29 November 2017|
Response from Rob D | Reviewed this property |
The only tour guides allowed to take you up are all from the village at the trailhead, there are about 40 of them. The charge is the same, if I recall about $35US. You can pay people to take you there and back to wherever... More
15 May 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
29 November 2016|
Response from cakefred | Reviewed this property |
not sure. did not go diving