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All reviews gros piton halfway point tough climb half way tree roots second half beautiful sight twin peaks walking stick rock climbing world heritage site coming down strenuous hike bring lots of water decent shape two hours sugar beach
I did not expect anything when we went to St Lucia. But the Pitons stole my heart. Don't miss this wonderful twin peaks! I gazed at the Gros Piton and Petit Piton from land. Didn't have the chance to get on a boat out onto...More
This was a bucket list destination, and I'm glad I did it. We rented a Jimmy Jeep at the airport, and the roads were very intimidating, but worth the risk. We visited Sugar Beach, Hurricane Hole and Rodney's bay in the week we were there,...More
Recently visited, the island was gorgeous! The hike was a challenge and took approx. 2 hours to go from the base to the top. Total, it was a four (4) mile hike, round trip and total took 3.5 hours to go up and back down....More
Everyone loves mountains. The pitons are two fabulous mountains rising from the sea almost gherkin shape from a certain angle. They are possibly the main attraction in St Lucia if landscapes are your thing. Well worth a boat trip to see them
If your on a cruise then take a trip around the Island to see Mariot Bay, piton, Diamond falls and the only active vulcano on the Island. Piton is their national emblem on veer, flag and around their buildings. You see Them aswell when you...More
We visited them a several times mostly in connection with a snorkeling trip, or botanical garden visit, or a look at the volcano. They are the signature feature of St. Lucia and a must see for every visitor, although my son seemed disinterested. I like...More
I have done a lot of day hikes in my time but this was by far the best ever. While the cost for hiking was a turn off ( $50 ) i can compleatly understand peoples issues with it.I don't like paying for something i...More
The drive from Castries to the Pitons is long and windy but worth it when they finally come into view. Just breathtaking with a few good viewing pull off spots along the way although traffic can be tough at these with buses and tour groups....More
I didn't even see anyone offering to guide a climb up Petit although there must be. I'd worry a bit about the time. If you are staying on the island, it likely would be a tight fit to get there, do the climb and get back to... More
I didn't even see anyone offering to guide a climb up Petit although there must be. I'd worry a bit about the time. If you are staying on the island, it likely would be a tight fit to get there, do the climb and get back to a ship prior to departure.