Saint Lucia - Drive-in volcano


Drive-in volcano © Adam StrangeDrive-in volcano © Adam Strange

The steaming pools and bubbling mud you can see lie on the weak spot of crust of the collapsed crater.

At Sulphur Springs near the historic town of Soufrière you can drive into the remnants of a dormant volcano, but don’t worry, the last recorded eruption was in 1766. The steaming pools and bubbling mud you can see lie on the weak spot of crust of the collapsed crater. You can learn more about the intriguing geology in an interpretation centre or by following one of the ranger-led guided tours, and then relax by bathing in the mineral-rich pools.

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