St Lucia Shore Excursion: Soufriere Island Delight

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    Departs approximately 30 minutes after cruise ship arrival
  • Departure Details :
    Tour departs from the cruise ship port
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


While in port in St Lucia, enjoy a shore excursion to the town of Soufriere, passing banana plantations, tropical flora and fishing villages along the way. The scenic drive will open your eyes to the islands stunning beauty. In Soufriere, youll see the twin Pitons and visit Sulphur Springs and Diamond Botanical Gardens.


  • All entrance fees included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide

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Make the most of your time in port in St Lucia with a shore excursion to the town of Soufriere. Youll be picked up from your cruise ship port and driven to Soufriere. The scenic drive along the islands west coast will take you past banana plantations, fishing villages and lush tropical flora.

When you arrive in Soufriere, youll get a breathtaking view of the World Heritage-listed volcanic plugs known as the Pitons. These twin peaks are one of St Lucias most photographed sites. Youll also visit the Sulphur Springs, in the Caribbean's only drive-in volcano, and stroll through the enchanting Diamond Botanical Gardens. Explore the hot mineral waterfalls and prepare to be amazed by the natural beauty that surrounds you.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to Castries for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. See our terms and conditions for full details.


Port pickup and drop off



Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

This tour requires a minimum number of 6 passengers to operate. There is a possibility that the tour may be canceled after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be provided the option to take the tour on an alternative date or be refunded in full.

Traveler Reviews

  • 06-Feb-2018

    Great tour, driver was very friendly, only 4 people on the tour, Diamond Botanical garden was beautiful with many colorful flowers and an amazing waterfall. Pitons were nice to see and the drive through volcano was interesting.

  • 04-Feb-2018

    We had a wonderful tour...all exactly as advertised.

  • 11-Jan-2016

    Excellent trip!

  • 22-Apr-2013

    As in many of our Viator tours, the group had only four travelers. Our guide showed the many different aspects of the island. The most informative part of the tour was the visit to a banana plantation where we learned how the fruit was nurtured from sprout to packing for their trip to England. We experienced the sights, sounds and smells of the beaches, mountains, volcanoes, gardens, waterfalls, and Pitons of this lovely and friendly island. Although we had some delicious island bread, We felt the tour could have been extended 45 minutes to include a time to grab a snack or lunch. S and C

  • 01-Apr-2013

    the driver was funny and knowledgeable, made impromptu stops that were a delight. picked us up on time and got us back in time, A great tour overall.

  • 31-Mar-2013

    No one at the docking point knew about the tour. It time to sort out where the tour organizer was and how we were going to get to the river tubing area. The driver was very friendly and knowledgeable and the stops he made were interesting. However, for the distance travelled, the tubing was short lived and a snooze, but refreshing. The tubing guides and managers were friendly and contentious. The guy with the punch really limited the amount he shared and took off once everyone had gotten serve. It would be good to add some celebration, perhaps some food and certainly more or a stop along the tubing area for a picnic and music.

  • 26-Feb-2013

    Very comprehensive. Great guide. Just a little bumpy on the roads back.

  • 20-Jan-2012

    We had a terrific time on this tour. Sammy, our driver, was fun and friendly, filling us in on all the interesting sites and history of St. Lucia. In our van of 7 people, we traveled the very windy roads of St. Lucia, stopping at a banana plantation to taste "hot-off-the-bush" bananas - sweet and yummy. We also stopped in a local village where Sammy picked us up some delicious hot local bread. The sulfur springs were interesting, if not a bit smelly. It was fascinating to dip our hands in the creeks running with warm/hot water. And the botanical gardens were fantastic. Even the rain clouds couldn't put a damper on that visit. We had a wonderful day and got a good taste I think of what St. Lucia and it's friendly people are all about. My only recommendation would be to add an hour to the trip and allow a stop for lunch in a local restaurant. The trip was a bit long to not have a meal stop.