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A spectacular landmark of St. Lucia visible for miles, Petit Piton and Gros Piton are twin volcanic spires majestically soaring out of the sea with waves crashing around their bases.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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All reviews gros piton halfway point tough climb half way tree roots second half beautiful sight twin peaks walking stick rock climbing world heritage site coming down strenuous hike bring lots of water decent shape two hours sugar beach
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The fees charged by the park have gone up to $50US per person. That's about twice what we expected and we almost walked. But we were there and it's not easy to get to and it included a guide, so we choked and forked over...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DaTrooth
Reviewed yesterday

We sailed past the towering Pitons at dusk several years ago aboard a cruise ship departing Castries, Saint Lucia, and vowed to come back for a better look. On a catamaran shore excursion arranged through Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Silhouette, we sailed down the western side...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AlpinerHut
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great day out, albeit a harder climb than expected, especially as l spent most of November in the himalayers trekking,this equated to some of those climbs. I think a little more information beforehand on the severity of it and the requirements of appropriate footwear...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank watkins443
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a must see, probably one if not the best trip and sight you will do on this island.The views are wonderful and the scenery are some of the best you will see anywhere.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank adem07
Reviewed 4 days ago

I did not expect anything when we went to St Lucia. But the Pitons stole my heart. Don't miss this wonderful twin peaks! I gazed at the Gros Piton and Petit Piton from land. Didn't have the chance to get on a boat out onto...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank thunder1005
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a bucket list destination, and I'm glad I did it. We rented a Jimmy Jeep at the airport, and the roads were very intimidating, but worth the risk. We visited Sugar Beach, Hurricane Hole and Rodney's bay in the week we were there,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank derrickvangrol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited, the island was gorgeous! The hike was a challenge and took approx. 2 hours to go from the base to the top. Total, it was a four (4) mile hike, round trip and total took 3.5 hours to go up and back down....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DDBUSMC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone loves mountains. The pitons are two fabulous mountains rising from the sea almost gherkin shape from a certain angle. They are possibly the main attraction in St Lucia if landscapes are your thing. Well worth a boat trip to see them

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tom f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Holland America cruise lines went right into the bay underneath Grand Pitons. They are very beautiful and it was well worth seeing. If you get the chance, do it!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Patti C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your on a cruise then take a trip around the Island to see Mariot Bay, piton, Diamond falls and the only active vulcano on the Island. Piton is their national emblem on veer, flag and around their buildings. You see Them aswell when you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Irene B
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Sousou171
5 March 2019|
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Response from aprilcathryn | Reviewed this property |
Hi. He just happened to be who was next in line when we got there. However, I was told that you can request certain guides when you get there.
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kfarnum
12 February 2019|
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Response from Jeb1217 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't even see anyone offering to guide a climb up Petit although there must be. I'd worry a bit about the time. If you are staying on the island, it likely would be a tight fit to get there, do the climb and get back to... More
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