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This relatively short volcano (360 meters above sea level) is regularly active.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Tanna Island, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 6 days ago

First time I had to pay to see a volcano (managed by a private company). The entry fee is a third of the minimum salary in the country!!! It has tripled in the last 2 years. The show and the ceremony before going up to...More

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

Amazing experience trekking up Mount Yasur to see this wonder. As everyone has mentioned, the night climb is better as the volcano is more active then. No words to describe it - I will let the other reviews do that. My only disappointment was that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Csr212
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long drive on some rough roads we were greeted at base by tour guides and locals who sang and danced for us. I joined in and it was a great experience. The trip up to the volcano was fine and despite being windy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angela K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you always wanted to feel what it like to be on the rim of a active volcano reckon this is as close as you can get, without getting yourself into danger. You can feel the heat, explosion, see the colour glow and sometimes some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pioneertraveller
Reviewed November 14, 2018

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
5  Thank LessyBet
Reviewed November 8, 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 November 6, 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 October 28, 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 October 27, 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 October 20, 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
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tripper777hoian
December 22, 2018|
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Response from Robandjen99 | Reviewed this property |
Overnight tour with Air Taxi 66000vatu/approx $700 Aust. We walked up volcano to rim on tour in Sept.
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Kanika M
October 14, 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
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Jessie314
August 3, 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
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