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La Soufriere Drive-In Volcano

Bay St., St. Lucia
+1 758-459-5500
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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.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mud bath” (108 reviews)
“sulphur smell” (16 reviews)
“rotten eggs” (16 reviews)
Bay St., St. Lucia
+1 758-459-5500
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Although this is a seven acre site of a sunken volcanic crater, the drive in part is only as far as the car park.....you do have to walk up the side of the caldera to view the bubbling pools and see the jets of steam....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a much needed place to stop to see. While we were there the ground was bubbling up in several areas. You can also take a bath here in the mud.

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 1 week ago

There really isn't much to it. A short walk down a pathway to get a closer view of a little bit of bubbling mud and steam.

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the volcano. It was a nice site to see. It's not everyday you get to witness a volcano up close and personal. A must

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a collapsed "volcano". It is dormant at the moment and is a nice sight but it takes all of 2 minutes to complete. There is a tour at the end (about 10 minutes) and you're done. I think most people come for the...More

1  Thank TheBob623
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The scent of sulphur is as expected and adds to the experience. There is a boiling mud pool visible and steam rises from various locations around the caldera. Guides are very good.

Thank Fr16Dec
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This visit was one of a number of stops on a long driving day. Lots of sulfur smell, far off views of boiling mud pots and some steam. Interesting, but if your time is limited there are much better places to spend your time on...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I couldn't wait to get into volcano mud! The healing properties were a great, but I loved how my skin felt. There are a lot of people visiting, so you have to be quick, but it was still fun and worth the visit.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We toured the volcano as our first stop on a tour that included Emerald Farm and the Diamond Falls/Botanical Gardens. The volcano is interesting to see, although due to safety concerns you are kept pretty far from the action. We had a good guide that...More

Thank austinfamilyof4
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The visit was mixed - I loved the mud baths, my skin felt amazing afterwards, but the drive-in volcano tour was less than what I had expected.

Thank grohk1
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19 February 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.