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“gros piton”(266 reviews)
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A spectacular landmark of St. Lucia visible for miles, Petit Piton and Gros Piton are twin volcanic spires majestically soaring out of the sea with waves crashing around their bases.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Soufriere, St. Lucia
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All reviews gros piton halfway point tough climb half way tree roots walking stick second half coming down twin peaks rock climbing world heritage site beautiful sight strenuous hike bring lots of water decent shape two hours tet paul
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Gros Piton is a much easier ascend than Petit Piton. Takes about 4.5 hours in total. The larger of the Piton is a hike while the smaller Piton is much steeper, requires you to rock climb and use chains on some parts of the trail....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Susan L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Total waste of time. The guides told us that this would be a 5 hour tour but failed to mention that it was an hour and a half drive min. each way on one of the most dangerous roads ever. The transport vans are not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karinerobert
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spectacular!! You can't leave the island without seeing the pitons. A "must" on your visit to St. Lucia.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Traveler526748
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very good hike, good workout. You are required to have a guide at $50 US dollars per person to climb. Well worth it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 626angelas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you decide to climb the Pitons. Make sure you understand this is a rock climb not a hike. I read reviews and mis understood how strenuous this excursion was. We made it almost half way and decided to head back down. The staff and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kristina K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pitons are the signature landmark of St Lucia. We were on a sea and land tour and thus got to see them from various angles. Around the Pitons are numerous waterfalls, mudbaths and steam vents from the volcano. The lush tropical jungle provides that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bassaidai88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the famous Pitons with a group of six family members as part of a land and sea tour. This was a private tour which we arranged with Stanis Taxi Service who offer an all inclusive tour and who were absolutely fantastic. Awe inspiring is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sweetpea752
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Climbing for the next venture :) Visited areas by taxi boat this time in St Lucia via Bay Gardens. Best to do it by taxis if you want to see little coves or travel through some of the caves etc... A rich experience. If you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shanta R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recently in St Lucia and took a catamaran tour down the coast to Pitons and back with a stop for swimming on the return trip. In total the trip was roughly 5 hours and very enjoyable. The crew took us in and out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeb1217
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so excited to travel to St. Lucia to see the famous Pitons. However, that was the only good thing about St. Lucia that I experienced. The tour from the cruise ship was two part: first leg of the journey was by bus to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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November 5, 2018|
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Response from aprilcathryn | Reviewed this property |
We drove ourselves and used a guide there. They will all be gathered and waiting to assign one to you. It was much cheaper this way and we were staying nearby, so it made more sense for us.
September 3, 2018|
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Response from NPT1975 | Reviewed this property |
That’s a great bucket list item. But do good research and get a great guide. They are huge and it’s very hot there. Good luck.