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Soufriere Hills Volcano

Montserrat
+1 664-493-1814
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A one of a kind visit to see a volcanos' destruction (and beauty)

We went on a few hour trip into the exclusion zone, with Winston - a retired Montserrat police... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JenEricTravelers
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Austin, Texas
Meet a Passionate Guide to help you see Montserrat History!

While grabbing a cab, we were lucky to find one driven by local tour guide Joe Phillip, owner of... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
gcHouston
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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 5 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!!

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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
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Spent 2 years on island and it is strange to be near such a sleeping giant of a volcano 24 hrs a day. i recommend a tour of the deserted Capital Plymouth which is under 30 ft of Ash there is such a eerie feeling...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We took the tour of the buried city of Plymouth with Scriber's Tours. Scriber arrived with a driver, Peter and a expert on the area, Steady. (We learned everyone on the island has a nickname.) Once the paper work at the police station was completed,...More

1  Thank LJGD48
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We participated in a "Buried City" tour that was an excursion from our cruise ship (Windstar). Only organized, government approved tours are permitted. Don't expect excavated ruins as in Pompeii. However, still an incredible view of the devastation to the town of Plymouth brought about...More

Thank Roy F
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MaddieFarmingtonnc
HI, We are staying in Jolly Harbor. How can we organize a tour of Montserrat?
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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BigMo46
Hi Steve, how much did it cost for the taxi trip and where did you start? How long, hours, did it take and do you think it would be an easy drive in a rental car? thanks, Bill
18 October 2016|
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shanandros
Do we have to take a tour to see the Soufriere Hills Volcano? Or is this something that we could explore on our own?
10 April 2016|
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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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