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Worth every penny

So, visiting this volcano cost us a good amount of money. While backpacking around the South... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Once in a lifetime

The weather didn't play ball but it was part of the experience, if you visit Vanuatu you MUST do... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Matt M
Auckland, New Zealand
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This relatively short volcano (360 meters above sea level) is regularly active.
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Tanna Island, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 3 days ago

So, visiting this volcano cost us a good amount of money. While backpacking around the South Pacific, I added this volcano to our list of must dos. We spent a good amount of money flying into Vanuatu, then into Tanna, lodging in both islands.. furthermore...More

1  Thank TenaciousTrekkers
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The weather didn't play ball but it was part of the experience, if you visit Vanuatu you MUST do this trip, you'll not regret it

1  Thank Matt M
Reviewed 1 week ago

a very enjoyable experience, a truely remarkable piece a mother nature, the heat, the noise and the earth moving is all part of the experience

1  Thank collinsmithy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Tanna Island especially to see the volcano and it was well worth it! We organised our tour with our resort and were taken to the volcano by the owner. It is a long drive from the airport side of the island but again...More

1  Thank AusChick101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The admission fee on this is out of control (13,000VT+ if you're on the Lenakel side of Tanna Island). I wouldn't mind paying so much if the money was invested in roading up to the summit but the roads are TERRIBLE and the profits seem...More

1  Thank Natalie949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This volcano throws rocks and emits flaming debris. Nowhere else in the world can you get this close to an active volcano. You should make sure you are on an overnight visit, since the view is much more spectacular in the dark. The locals give...More

Thank TravisTripper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing, wear your oldest clothes as is very dusty and dirty. Steep climb at first but rest is fairly easy. Plenty of time given to take it all in. Guides are great, such a brilliant experience.

Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were extremely lucky to see this amazing sight (we had some car trouble). Our guide rang ahead and said that we were going to be late (had to walk 3km) The guides were so paitent and waited with one truck down the bottom for...More

2  Thank Jason P
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This is a must-see, for many if not most visitors to Tanna Island the main reason to go. Takes an hour to 90 minutes by ATV over rough roads to get there from the resorts on the west end. Once the ATVs are done driving,...More

3  Thank LosAngelesTraveler89
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I enjoyed viewing Mt Yasur up close. There was plenty of time to enjoy the experience from many different vantage points on the edge of the crater. I loved it!

Thank tmjr2017
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6 January 2018|
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Response from Jason P | Reviewed this property |
We didn't book with a company. The place we stayed drove us to the entrance, then we just paid at the entrance to get up.
5 December 2017|
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Response from JDNZ | Reviewed this property |
Paid 7500VT for the first visit led for the second and the third was free. E stayed at friendly beach, close by and beautiful accommodation with wonderful staff. Only 4 rooms /fales there so quiet and a nice beach too.
Jeanniesimpson S
12 September 2017|
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Response from Ute M | Reviewed this property |
It is more beautiful to see the vulcano in the evening hours, first in day light, than in sunset and finally in dark * really amazing to see the sparkling...
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