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Soufriere Hills Volcano

Montserrat
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The Volcano Observatory

The only place to view and understand the Soufriere Hills Volcano. Its a fair drive to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
richardjaspin
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Woodlands, Montserrat
Awesome demonstration of nature

You can see the volcano from all around with smoke still coming out of it. Tours are given... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jotum
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The only place to view and understand the Soufriere Hills Volcano. Its a fair drive to the observatory but well worth the effort. The staff are pleasant and courteous and full of information about the eruption. Do not miss the video of the eruption shown...More

Thank richardjaspin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can see the volcano from all around with smoke still coming out of it. Tours are given permission to go into the exclusion zone which is the area hit by or still in the area of another possible eruption. It is hard to believe...More

Thank Jotum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great tour and we saw a lot in the exclusion zone with Sonny. To be clear you see the volcano from a great distance but it was amazing to see the before pictures and the aftermath of the eruptions. the wind was...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

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

Thank Richard_CT
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

Thank J_travelB
Reviewed 5 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

2  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 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

2  Thank sadvam2010
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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
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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