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Soufriere Hills Volcano

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Address: Montserrat
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
sadvam2010
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Antigua
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 and the Soufriere Hills Volcano a definite must see

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Thank sadvam2010
St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 the eruption caused.

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank kenlB1578ZE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 the exclusion zone were available so we booked a villa, booked our flights and rented... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 of a rushed departure like Pompeii in Italy, for instance the brand new hospital which... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles 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, we were off on the tour. It is strange to go from lush tropical jungle... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 by the volcanic eruption of 1995. There are several buildings standing that one can walk... More 

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Kankakee, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

There are many beautiful rain forest trails all over the Soufriere hills. There is an excellent look out to see the Volcano. If you like to walk through lush valleys with much flora and fauna, spectacular vistas, these hills are just the thing. You can explore on your own or hire a guide. There are several available, and all are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Touring with Sun's Montserrat Island Tours, we paid a fee and were police escorted onto the ash, dirt and rock buried city of Plymouth. A must do! You will probably never see anything like it again!

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