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Majestic Gros Piton Hike

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

For those willing to rise early for the march up to the 2,620-foot (798-meter) summit of Gros Piton, the panoramic views over the Caribbean are well worth it. A guide leads the way along the easily accessed route while sharing information about the iconic peak and its twin, Petit Piton, which dominate the west coast of St. Lucia. Skip the hassle of organizing transport on this half-day tour.
  • Early morning hike to the summit of Gros Piton on St. Lucia
  • This half-day itinerary leaves the afternoon free to explore or book another tour
  • Learn about and support the efforts of the Piton Hike Reserve (entry fee not included)
  • Hotel or port pickup and drop-off makes getting there hassle-free
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Bottled water
Driver/guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Port pickup and drop-off
Alcoholic Beverages
$50 Per Person Entrance Fee - Paid to Piton Reserve Office for Specialized Guide
Lunch

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all guests from their Cruise ship or Hotel

Ports

  • Pointe Seraphine Duty Free Shopping Complex, 2273+RR5, St Lucia
  • La Place Carenage, Jeremie St, Castries, St Lucia


  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Adherence of all physical distancing and sanitization protocols to be followed
  • Infant seats available
  • Maximum 10 persons per tour
  • COVID-19 Certified Transport
  • **Cruise Ship Passengers*** Please note that due to time limitations. You MAY or MAY NOT be able to reach the summit of the Piton. We do not want you to feel disappointed in not being able to. We try our best to get everyone back to the ship in a timely manner.
  • The approximate time of the hike is 4 hours (2 hours up and 2 hours down). Walk with a light snack ! Fruits are recommended as well.
  • Comfortable sneakers are recommended. Slippers or open ended shoes, tight shoes and sandals are not permitted.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY St. Lucia Best Experience Tours & Airport Transfers
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Majestic Gros Piton Hike?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Majestic Gros Piton Hike.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Majestic Gros Piton Hike?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Majestic Gros Piton Hike.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Majestic Gros Piton Hike?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Majestic Gros Piton Hike.

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  • "Drinking lots of water is key, along with having a snack for the top." See review
  • "The gym and I have not quite worked out our differences so I did find this a little challenging, but in the days later, my thighs have never looked better!!" See review

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star-4
Our driver (Mr. Danny...
Alexander_H
, Sep 2021
Our driver (Mr. Danny Boy) was exceptional. Did a great job providing us with transportation as well as a history of St. Lucia. However, we were unaware that the drive to the mountain was 2 hours; one way. Additionally, once at the mountain, we did not enjoy our tour guide. She was pregnant, and not only walked behind the entire time, she did not complete the hike with us, and mostly had a bad attitude.
star-5
Just 10 more minutes and you'll be at the top!
philly_B
, Sep 2021
The reviews do not lie, it is an intense hike up and just as intense going down. It is a steep climb over rocks/boulders, but the views were totally worth the pain!! The $5 rental of a hiking pole that can be rented before you start came in handy and we were very happy that we chose to rent them. People should bring bug repellent because there are mosquitos (at least when we went) and we were glad we brought a small travel size container. Please keep in mind, the hike is very intense and your legs will feel like Jell-o after it is over, but the views and experience is worth it! Danny Boy was an awesome driver who arrived on time, was funny and shared his knowledge of St. Lucia with us. He did an excellent job and highly recommend for people to get him as your driver!
star-5
Hike the gros piton!
Bailey_B
, Sep 2021
All I can say is wow! Beautiful views all the way up to the top of the mountain. Definitely a difficult hike, but I was determined to make it to the top with my tour guide. Such a great feeling of accomplishment once we made it. If you can handle an intense hike at least halfway it is worth it for the views. Very informative and friendly guides.
star-5
DannyBoy is the man!
Lauren_P
, Aug 2021
DannyBoy was an absolutely wonderful guide/means of getting to the Gros Piton hike! He picked us up on time from our lobby at 6:30 AM to drive us to the starting point of the hike. He was full of positive energy, jokes, and interesting facts about Saint Lucia! He even purchased us some mangoes from a local fruit stand to try, and they made for a delicious snack at the peak of the hike. Looking back, we were thankful to get an early start to the hike as is was a little cooler in the morning. Of note, on arrival to the park you are required to pay an entrance fee to the park of $50 USD, I was able to use my credit card for this but we brought cash just in case. Within the park, a different guide will take you up the mountain itself, and our hiking guide was great too! We like to think of ourselves as decently fit and have had some hiking experience before, and the hike was pretty strenuous! All in all, we couldn’t recommend DannyBoy and this excursion enough, and we would absolutely do it again!
star-4
Extreme Tour
Terrance_W
, Aug 2021
FYI, this is an extreme adventure. I'm in great shape and it took me to my breaking point. The guides weren't really helpful but the personal driver was excellent. I would reiterate that you should only try this tour if you're experienced in climbing mountains.
star-5
Scenic, educational drive and incredible hike!
Erik_H
, Jul 2021
I would like to start off by saying that my wife and I were looking to book the Gros Piton hike through sandals/island routes, but there was no availability when we went to book. We were extremely lucky that was the case, as I was able to find St. Lucia’s Best Experience Tours by googling Gros Piton Hike! The experience was incredible! I began to communicate with our driver, Dannyboy, via email the day prior to the hike. He responded immediately to all questions that I asked. The day of the hike started off bright and early at 6:30am. Dannyboy was waiting for us as we walked from our room to the main lobby at sandals halcyon. The energy and “good vibes” that he immediately began the ride with were a pleasant surprise to me, as I was just expecting a ride to the Pitons. Dannyboy talked about all sorts of history of the island, the political parties, the fishing villages, indigenous plants and animals, the school system…. anything and everything! I genuinely became smarter, and I appreciated Dannyboy’s enthusiasm and passion for his craft. We stopped along the way to take a great picture from a lookout point where you could see both Pitons. Right before we made it to the destination, Dannyboy was kind enough to buy us watermelon and mango to enjoy on the hike. It was the best mango I ever had! Upon our arrival, we paid $50 US per person for a personal tour guide. We were lucky enough to get Margaret, who said she had been doing the hike at least 3 times a week for the past 23 years. She was very funny and interested in what we planned on doing with the photos. She picked up a giant hermit crab when we first started and I thought that was very cool. She also educated us on the various plants and animals along the way. After the hike was over, Dannyboy was waiting for us with a couple cold Piton beers ready to drink! He even stopped along the road when he saw cacao and opened one up for us to try. It was delicious! As we made our way back to the resort, he gave us an exam on what we had talked about on the way to the Pitons, and we did surprisingly well. I would not trade the experience for anything, and I am looking forward to doing it again the next time we are back in St. Lucia. I would give more than 5 stars if I could. -Erik and Rachael “Rochelle”
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
Thanks for the awesome review, Eric & Rachael! We work hard to meet expectations like yours, and we’re happy to hear we hit the mark for you. Come back and see us soon. Good Vibes!
star-5
Chile is the BEST guide!!! Awesome 🤩
Christina_D
, May 2021
Definitely, an amazing, once in a lifetime experience. This was a very challenging hike for us & we have hiked Diamondhead on Oahu. It took about 4 hours total to the summit & back. Our guide, Chile, was the BEST! He was willing to go at our pace & knows this climb extremely well. Halfway up, my husband decided to hang out at rest point 2. Evidently, this isn’t uncommon. The view is beautiful! Chile made sure that all was well with him & kept communicating with other guides to stay in touch since I continued with our group. The trek to the summit was tough, but definitely worth the climb. We loved our tour & are thankful for our skilled guide. Thanks again, Chile!!!
star-5
Awesome hiking experience
Robert_M
, May 2021
Danney was a great driver, personable and very knowledgeable about the island. Everything was great and we had a fantastic time. The views were spectacular and our tour guide was great too.
icon Response from Host , May 2021
Thanks so much for your feedback! We’re really glad you had a fantastic time. Thanks again for the review and for being such a great client. Good Vibes!
star-5
Great Experience!
Anna_B
, Apr 2021
Dabbyboy was an excellent tour guide! He was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and engaging. The transport vehicle was very clean and he made an hour plus drive feel like a 20-minute drive. He provided water, which was needed after our climb of the Gros Piton, and everything else we needed. I would highly recommend St Lucia Best Experience Tours!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
Thank you Anna for the review. It was a pleasure to meet you. I am happy that I was able to be a small highlight in your vacation here on my beautiful island. Do take care of yourselves. Good Vibes!
star-5
Awesome!
mark_m
, Apr 2021
The view our guide Chryl and Danney our driver were knowledgeable fun and enthusiastic! We had a great day and would recommend this tour to everyone! Excellent experience!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
Thank you Mark for the review. It was a pleasure to meet you. I am really happy that you enjoyed your hike and had a great time with us. Good Vibes!

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