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Mount Tavurvur

Rabaul, New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea
+675 7903 1186
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The power of nature

Approaching the hot springs we drove through what used to be part of the town, now under meters of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Pieter S
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It was so busy when we arrived tourist buses from the ship, people movers from private tours... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Rabaul, New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea
+675 7903 1186
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Approaching the hot springs we drove through what used to be part of the town, now under meters of ash. It was quite eerie and the view was amazing. If you go up to the observatory you get a fabulous view also, it worth getting...More

Thank Pieter S
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was so busy when we arrived tourist buses from the ship, people movers from private tours, lorries carrying visitors. The first thing I noticed was the black soil and not much vegetation, we were told we only had a certain time here before moving...More

Thank Startrekker13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked to the top of the volcano, starting at the hot springs. It was not too strenuous. Up and back took about 2 hrs with plenty of time at the top. Even if you do not want to go to top the volcano is...More

Thank 228Kevin
Reviewed October 12, 2017

On a half day P&O volcano tour, we firstly visited the Rabaul Volcanological Observatory high on a hill overlooking Rabaul & the 2 closest active volcano's. Given a walk through tour of the Observatory including the various machines & displays, as well as various charts...More

Thank 188petere
Reviewed October 5, 2017

We were taken to see the hot springs and Mt Tavurvur as part of our tour. Still very active, was glad we didn't get too close to the mountain. There were markets not far from the hot springs and you could buy eggs that were...More

1  Thank Judi G
Reviewed October 4, 2017

I've done some weird tour's before but this one tops them off, your tour guide takes you into some tunnels under a live volcano the tunnels are large and you can stand up with no problems, these tunnels were built by the Australian POWS during...More

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Interestingto see a relatively recent active volcano, wear closed in shoes. 5kina entry fee, but worth it.

Thank Nicky M
Reviewed September 23, 2017

The hike up the mountain is easy – it takes maybe 30 minutes to an hour depending on your fitness level. The views inside the volcano are amazing, smoke streaming from several cracks in the mountain and bright yellow sulphur staining the dark volcanic rock....More

Thank Michelle010117
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Amazing to be able to get so close to a still active volcano and see the hot springs and to hear all about the volcanoes eruption.

Thank justalonecruiselover
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Date of visit: August 2000 If you have the time to visit the old Rabaul continue on to this active Volcano. The water is hot around the volcano and you can see sea life that has actually been cooked in the water. Do not get...More

Thank Thumper747
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September 3, 2017|
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Response from paug178 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. It is fairly easy to organise a tour/guide when you get to port as there are a couple of companies set up in the terminal/shed you will need to walk through. Then there are a couple of options. You can organise a private... More
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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
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