Mount Yasur, Tanna Island

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Marvel at the awe-inspiring beauty of Mount Yasur, an active volcano on Tanna Island that has been erupting continuously for 800 years. Mild eruptions still occur several times an hour. Despite its activity, visitors can approach this attraction safely according to strict government guidelines. Consider visiting late in the day so you can view the eruptions during both daylight and nighttime. Access involves a bumpy ride on rough roads and a short hike to the viewing point. When you go, keep in mind Captain James Cook himself was once drawn to the island by the volcano's glowing light and tried to climb the attraction before villagers stopped him, saying the volcano was sacred. Arrange your visit to Mount Yasur and discover more family-friendly attractions in Tanna Island using our Tanna Island day trip planning tool .
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  • October 10, 2017
    How many people can say they stood at the edge of an active volcano! This was an amazing sight to see. If you are going to Tanna Mt Yasur needs to be on your list of things to do, you will never forge...  more »
  • October 7, 2017
    It's an awsome experience to stand on the crater of the volcano and to see and hear the explosions. We organized a private driver from Lenakel who took us there. Once there you pay the entry fee and t...  more »
  • October 7, 2017
    One of my favourite experiences ever. Plan to make a day of this as it's quite the journey to get to Mt Yasur but oh so worth it. Anybody who loves photography will love it too. I recommend eye protec...  more »
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  • April 1, 2017
    Dangerous .April fools 😄
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  • June 8, 2017
    Volcanoes are too great, unforgettable!
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