• Location: Castries, Saint Lucia
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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While your cruise ship is in port, explore the island of St Lucia on this 5.5-hour guided tour. Visit the charming town of Soufriere, nestled in the shadow of the island's most famous landmarks, the volcanic Pitons. Travel through leafy tropical rainforests, quaint coastal fishing villages and fruit-filled banana plantations. Stop at Sulphur Springs to experience the world's only drive-in volcano, then stop at Morne Coubaril, a working coconut and sugarcane plantation.


  • Half-day shore excursion around St Lucia with a visit to Soufriere
  • Visit the Caribbean's only drive-in volcano, Sulphur Springs
  • Complimentary port pickup and drop off included
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship
  • If you're staying at a hotel in St Lucia, book this as a land excursion here!

What You Can Expect

St Lucia Shore Excursion: A Tour of St Lucia

Toraille Waterfalls

Following pickup at your North Island hotel, board a comfortable vehicle and set off on the island's west coast road toward Soufriere. 

As you drive, watch the tropical island scenery out the windows: charming fishing villages, leafy tropical vegetation and coconut and banana plantations. 

Upon arrival in Soufriere, admire the island's most famous landmark, the majestic Pitons, looming above. These twin peaks, named a World Heritage Site, are both over 2,000 feet (700 meters) tall and were formed by volcanic activity. 

Stop at the world's only drive-in volcano to see the Sulphur Springs bubbling up from the ground. Visit one of St Lucia's many spectacular waterfalls before moving on to Morne Coubrail, a working plantation. At the 19th-century plantation house, munch on fresh local fruit and enjoy a tropical drink. Walk along the plantation's trails to see the farming and harvesting work in action. 

At the conclusion of your 5.5-hour excursion in St Lucia, enjoy drop-off back at the cruise port.

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.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

It was a fantastic experience. Our guide was very attentive and fun. 100 recommended.

Christopher B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Fantastic tour. Stan our guide, was very knowledgeable and he made lots of short photo stops. Had a great time. Highly recommended.

NICOLA M United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was an amazing trip with Samuel. It turned into a private tour but we didn't miss anything out. The sights were incredible and Samuels knowledge 2nd to none .


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Wonderful tour of the island. The stop at the plantation was informative and the drive to the Pitons and the volcano was interesting.

John W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Our tour guide had an encyclopedic knowledge of his home, of which he is obviously very proud. We stopped at a roadside stand to sample some of their delicious bananas, picked right off the tree, and learned it's their biggest export. The volcano and mud baths were very interesting, but for sheer beauty, the stop at the botanical gardens is a must do. Spend a few extra bucks and enjoy a dip in the same geothermally heated pools of water that Napoleon's empress, Josephine used. The local vendors are very aggressive, but generally polite. St Lucia is mountainous, so if you get car sick, be prepared for a drive with lots of switchback roads. However, those same roads offer some spectacular views.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2013

Excellent private, air-conditioned tour of St. Lucia with a very knowledgeable professional local guide. Great overview of the main tourist attractions on the island. Our favorite stop was the Morne Coubaril plantation; we saw the traditional methods for cocoa production, coconut processing and some gorgeous flora and fauna.

Melinda S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

Loved all of it! My favorite part was getting to sample the local food items and getting hands on with some of the produce... Stop for a loaf of locally baked bread, the flour, the cocoa plantation, etc. the scenery was stunning. Would definitely recommend this tour

Janice G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

This was a great tour with an even greater guide.

ershon kramer k

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

excellent guide. very friendly

Evelyn O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

Kim was a great tour guild we had a great time with him and Sammy the driver they both have a very good knowledge of the island they made it funny I would book with Viator again for sure

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