Discovery of lava tunnels 2004

Sainte Rose, Réunion

Experience hosted by Vincent

3.5 hours, Hosted in French and English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 6 people
Includes drinks and equipment

What you'll do

Hikes on the lava flow 2004 near the village of Sainte Rose.
We will talk about volcanology but also fauna and flora before diving into the bowels of the volcano.
You will then discover lava benches, vitrified ceilings reminiscent of melted chocolate from oxidized soils, a completely magical world!
Other things to note
The visits are adaptable according to the level and the desires of the participants
We evolve mainly standing but it will be necessary to walk on all fours for about ten meters

What's included

  • Drinks
  • Equipment
    Powerful headlamp, pair of knee pads, cut-resistant gloves

Meet your host, Vincent

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 154 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Lava tunnels Reunion: Rando-Volcan is a group of Mountain Guides and / or professional speleology instructors specializing in volcanology.
Vincent, Arthur, Mattéo, Sandra, Jocelyn and Benoit accompany you to discover the multiple lava tunnels hidden under the lava flows of the Piton de la Fournaise or hike off the beaten track to the summit of the volcano.
The outings are made exclusively in small groups of 8 people maximum per guide for more safety and conviviality.
Clean and quality approved material provided
Photo report and aperitif offered at the end of each visit
Looking forward to meeting you to share our passion with you
The Piton de la Fournaise will have no more secrets for you!
Lava tunnels Reunion: Rando-Volcan is a group of Mountain Guides and / or professional speleology instructors specializing in volcanology.
Vincent, Arthur, Mattéo, Sandra, Jocelyn and Benoit accompany you to discover the multiple lava tunnels hidden under the lava flows of the Piton de la Fournaise or hike off the beaten track to the summit of the volcano.
The outings are made exclusively in small groups of 8 people maximum per guide for more safety and conviviality.
Clean and qua…
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From $60
/ person
Thu, Aug 19
$60 per person
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
$60 per person
Mon, Aug 23
$60 per person
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Join 2 other guests
$60 per person
Sat, Aug 28
$60 per person
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$60 per person

Where you'll be

The lava flows of the Piton de la Fournaise flow into the Indian Ocean. It is at this precise place in the area called "Grand Brûlé" that it is possible to visit the longest lava tunnel of the Piton de la Fournaise discovered until today.

Rated 4.95 out of 5 from 154 reviews.

Elie
July 2021
Super expérience auprès du guide, qui a su être captivant sur tous ce qui concerne l'explication scientifique des choses que nous pouvions observer durant la visite.
Johannes
July 2021
Es war eine großartige Entdeckung. Der Guide war sehr nett und brachte viel Fachwissen über Lava mit. Die Entdeckung ist sehr empfehlenswert.
Ingrid
March 2021
Un superbe moment. Une découverte des tunnels de lave mais aussi de bien d’autres connaissances. Une expérience unique que je recommande vivement avec Vincent. Un humour savamment dosé!!
Cindy
March 2021
Je recommande fortement surtout aux réunionnais de participer à cette belle aventure qui est vraiment incroyable ! Vincent notre guide a été vraiment super ! Il nous a communiqué sa passion d’une façon formidable ! Son métier est magique ! Allez découvrir les tunnels de lave extraordinaire de notre île ! Allez y !
Je recommande fortement surtout aux réunionnais de participer à cette belle aventure qui est vraiment incroyable ! Vincent notre guide a été vraiment super ! Il nous a communiqué…
Sophie
February 2021
Superbe découverte immersive et enrichissante à vivre au moins une fois dans sa vie!! Un énorme merci à Vincent qui a su nous faire partager sa passion et son savoir avec simplicité et humour. Super accueil, un guide au top, prévenant et à l'écoute que je ne peux que recommander !!!!! Ça restera une expérience inoubliable.
Superbe découverte immersive et enrichissante à vivre au moins une fois dans sa vie!! Un énorme merci à Vincent qui a su nous faire partager sa passion et son savoir avec simplicit…
Agnès
January 2021
La visite des tunnels de lave avec Vincent est un excellent moment à partager. Il sait rendre très intéressante chaque explication et son humour est un véritable point fort. Cette expédition dans les tunnels est une découverte que je recommande sans hésitation. Nous avons pu admirer les mystères que laisse la lave après son passage. Vincent est un super guide et ses petites attentions ont été très appréciées. Un grand merci !!! Visite incontournable...
La visite des tunnels de lave avec Vincent est un excellent moment à partager. Il sait rendre très intéressante chaque explication et son humour est un véritable point fort. Cette…

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3 available
  • Thu, Aug 19
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    $60 per person
  • Mon, Aug 23
    10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Join 2 other guests
    $60 per person
  • Sat, Aug 28
    8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    $60 per person

Activity advisory

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Know your comfort level
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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 5 and up can attend.

What to bring

Shoe closed up preferably

Small backpack + water bottle 1L minimum