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Piton de Fournaise

Reunion Island
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Make to all trip to La reunion worth it. Not matter if there is a eruption or not at the volcano... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David P
Superb volcanic landscape

We came to the volcano as part of a "Volcano and Wild South" 4WD day tour, an excellent day which I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This is the only active volcano on the island and one of the most active in the world.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Make to all trip to La reunion worth it. Not matter if there is a eruption or not at the volcano, this is worth going and actually difficult to describe in words. If there is a eruption organize a trip with a chopper, it will...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to the volcano as part of a "Volcano and Wild South" 4WD day tour, an excellent day which I would highly recommend. The volcano was actually erupting when we were visiting, so we were unable to go close to the crater itself, but...More

Thank Merrowmum
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Absolutely fantastic experience. We had the perfect day to see this attraction. Sunny all the way up to the lookout. Our 9 year completed the walk with no complaints and was very impressed with the 'WOW"views. We started early as recommended and spent an hour...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The view is simply magical. The car trip to get there is totally worth it. The temperature was 30deg Celsius when we left the coastal road and it was actually 11deg by the time we reached the plaine des sables, a view point on our...More

3  Thank VirtuSphotography
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We were here for one day and took the ships tour from Cunard. Excellent choice. Not only is it worth the trip to see the volcano but the trip to the top enables you to see a good amount of the island and it is...More

Thank drjeff
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My visit was in april 2014 and not may 2016 Sorry for writing a late review Piton de la fournaise is wow The land is still hot The rocks are 👌 Looks like there are precious stones on them They are all shining

Thank Shakshita
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Firstly, this is an amazing experience and highly recommended. This is the 2nd Volcano we have climbed (1st being Rinjani) and was fairly easy, apart from the last 30 mins, when actually getting near the rim and quite steep (keep on going though, its worth...More

5  Thank LuxuryTraveller001
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We were on a cruise ship disembarking in Reunion for one and a half days only. We had a Volcano and Salazie full day tour and the Wild South half day tour. On the first day we started early, at 7am to reach the volcano...More

2  Thank specas
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

A must see when visiting the island! We were short on time and could not hike around the volcano but seeing the natural beauty of this area takes your breath away

1  Thank Shivani M
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A must! We started a bit late at about 10:00. My husband thought the valley below was the volcano! We then started our decent into the valley. Going down the stairs into the valley should give away what is lying ahead! The route is well...More

1  Thank elmien2
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9 November 2016|
Response from FrancoiV |
Yes: no cost at all.
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9 November 2016|
Response from Zack_herbst | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee to the Piton de La Fournaise, it is completely free of charge. Enjoy

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