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This relatively short volcano (360 meters above sea level) is regularly active.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Tanna Island, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an experience... if you're going to Vanuatu, a trip to Tanna and doing the Mount Yasur volano tour is a must! There seem to be a lot of reviews mentioning the high cost of the tour compared to the low cost of running the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank LessyBet
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We did visited twice. First time for Vt9570 p.p. and the second for Vt6500 p.p. The tour does start on 4 PM with a traditional dance. Then we did get a bottle of water and the first tourists do get a raincoat (limited supplies). We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 341JanT
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We always wanted to see an active volcano and Mount Yasur didn’t disappoint . On a recent trip to Vanuatu , we decided to stay on Tanna Island , a very good decision .( Tanna has so much to offer) . We found the island...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We knew visiting Mt. Yasur was going to be special besides all the reviews we have read. Being very accesible, it brings crowds so although it is a very special experience, it is not magical. Also, the company running the tours is charging a large...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Eva F
Reviewed 27 October 2018

A highlight of our trip to Vanuatu. We did the sunset tour organised by our hotel. Our driver stopped at some very scenic spots as well as driving up the ash side of the volcano. Once we got to the volcano we were welcomed by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Anita K
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience to be so close to an active volcano. A rugged trip to get there but well worth it. Video tip: to capture it actually erupting, point your phone at the point where it erupts and start filming. After 30 seconds stop, quickly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Travellinman99
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Amazing to be on the rim of an active volcano. We visited in the afternoon and still there when it got dark. So you could really see the lava.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank gl1962
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

If no one tells you, like no one told us! Then it is a good idea to bring goggles for the ashes and a scarf for the smoke and a torchlight/ headlight for the walk back. And a raincoat, they can provide you one, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Nick B
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

From start to finish, the safari tour to the summit of Mt Yasur did not disappoint. After being warmly welcomed by the local tribe, first at the office and then at the meeting place where a wonderful welcome to country including tribal dancing, was performed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jill F
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

So glad we did this, the drive to the volcano isn't that bad, ok it is bumpy but they drive slowly, so its not like you get thrown around. It is a steep climb up & the railing is wobbly, but worth it. I did...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Robandjen99
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Kanika M
14 October 2018|
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Response from triciaebb | Reviewed this property |
Don’t do the day trip too rushed and you need to be there when night falls it is truly spectacular after the sun goes down. We stayed at Whitegrasses nice but a long drive to the base of the Volcano, and Whitegrasses will... More
3 August 2018|
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Response from triciaebb | Reviewed this property |
Accomodation still basic but Whitegrasses was the nicest on the island and I am almost 50 and I struggled but I had people much older than me passing me by, it is hard work but worth every second and the first ascend has a... More
Andy H
3 June 2018|
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Response from Robandjen99 | Reviewed this property |
We just returned from Mt Yasur, while the climb is steep just take your time & stop to catch your breath when needed, that's what I did. I go to the gym 2 times a week & I still couldn't make it without stopping. Several... More