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Mount Tavurvur

Rabaul, New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea
+675 7903 1186
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Worth a visit

Great place to get an introduction to a volcano. Alot is see around this location such as the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carmenere007
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Sydney, Australia
Active Volcano

Must visit when in Kokopo Island to view to active volcano and the Rabul City which was affected in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sush1981
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rabaul, New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to get an introduction to a volcano. Alot is see around this location such as the bubbling waterways.

Thank Carmenere007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must visit when in Kokopo Island to view to active volcano and the Rabul City which was affected in the volvcano erruption in 1994

Thank Sush1981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been into the crater of Tavurvur (or Matupit as I knew it). Now, this is as close as I'd like to be. It's quite awe inspiring but evil The megapode eggs were good..

Thank isa34235
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Very close to most amenities, only a 40 minute drive from Rapopo and worth ticking off your bucket list. 2 guides are supplied for a charge of 50 kina per person ($20AUD) and they assist and are very polite. Climb will take approx. 40 minutes...More

Thank dogtravel2017
Reviewed June 12, 2017

If you are in Rabaul, this is a place you have to see. First the VAulcanic observatory, then hot springs and beautiful views of the amount Tuvurvur. Everything is covered by ashes since 1994 as the mountain erupted covering the whole area and Rabaul by...More

Thank Zuzana R
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Great photos of the volcano and hot springs. There was also markets there if you wanted to buy items. Or you can just walk around and take photos

Thank rsdavies2017
Reviewed June 7, 2017

The volcano was a real sight to behold and the surrounding area really bears testament to the power of Tavarvur. You are able to climb the volcano, with or without a guide, and quite a few people did this. It takes about an hour each...More

10  Thank paug178
Reviewed May 23, 2017

An awesome, amazing and stunning volcanoe... But it's destruction is evident and be respectful to the surrounding area as you travel. It's a 'must see' when visiting Rabaul or Kokopo.

1  Thank MerrenW
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Not altogether certain how to rate a quiet (on that day, anyway) volcano, so instead I'll review the hour or so in the surroundings, and how Tavurvur fit into that. Our small group had a free day so we booked a car and driver from...More

1  Thank Goloh
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Very hot but worth the visit, we had a air-conditioned bus and a great english speaking tour guide who was very informative and very friendly

Thank Linda N
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Coral B
May 9, 2017|
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Response from mrdom | Reviewed this property |
I think all the tour agencies will do it - I wasn't aware that it was particularly dangerous. I stayed at the Kokopo Beach Bungalows and they offered the climb, but I just did a general tour instead because the climb starts... More
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michelethomson1
January 21, 2017|
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Response from Tessbea | Reviewed this property |
You can book with Rabaul - Kokopo Dive too they are at Rapopo Plantation resort M +675 79474892
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newycouple
January 10, 2017|
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Response from Cheryl S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jen We booked via email directly with the tour company. they had us back in plenty of time and were excellent guides providing drinks snacks and gloves as the trek to the top of the volcano is a bit slippery as the... More
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