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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  • Excursion to the top of the Yasur volcano really at the edge of the crater... arrival around 16:30 after a small customary ceremony, a rise by 4 x 4 then ending with an easy climb on foot to reach the top... Wait for the night and enjoy the show...
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  • I enjoyed viewing Mt Yasur up close. There was plenty of time to enjoy the experience from many different vantage points on the edge of the crater. I loved it!  more »
  • This was actually our second active volcano. Having hiked Nyragongo in DR Congo which boasts the biggest lava lake in the world, and Yasur kind of being 5th in a list of only 4 ever permanently active...  more »
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  • Dangerous .April fools 😄
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  • Volcanoes are too great, unforgettable!
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