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Majestic Gros Piton Hike

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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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
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

Departure Point

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


  • 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
  • COVID-19 Certified Transportation
  • **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)
  • Comfortable sneakers or Hiking shoes are recommended.
  • Walk with Towels and Swimsuits
  • The Mud Bath after the Hike is highly recommended. It is very therapeutic.
  • 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.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience 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.
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.
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.
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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Danney Boy was hilarious!...
, Jan 2022
Danney Boy was hilarious! Punctual and gave excellent commentary about St. Lucia’s history and politics. Thank you so much!
Worth every penny!!!
, Dec 2021
Danney Boy is amazing!!! He picked us up at 6am sharp and entertained us with cool facts about the island the entire drive to the gros piton trail head. We enjoyed our hike up the mountain, but beware it is extremely steep! I recommend hiking shoes and lightweight clothes as it gets hot up on the mountain. It took us about 2 hours to go up and 2 hours to get back down the mountain (around 4 miles in total). At the top ask your guide to take you to the piton view (we thought it was better than the view from the tippy top). Danney Boy greeted us at the bottom with refreshing piton beers and drove us back to our resort. We had such a great time, this tour is worth every penny!!! Thank you Danney!!!
Great day out with Danny Boy
, Dec 2021
Danny Boy was fantastic, funny and knows everything about the island and everyone! A great day out. Would highly recommend.
Very challenging but well worth the effort
, Nov 2021
This was a thoroughly enjoyable day from start to finish. Danny Boy made the journey to the Pitons pass quickly with his extensive knowledge of the island and interesting facts along the way. He made sure we were well stocked up with snacks and water before handing us over to the official hike guide, Katya. Do not underestimate the difficulty of this hike in the heat! It tested me physically and mentally and I am used to doing lots of hiking. Katya was excellent and set a sensible pace for us and kept us motivated when the going got tough. Up to halfway was very doable (but the heat was draining); the second half is much, much steeper, rockier and requires full concentration at all times. There are some steps and handrails in the trickier sections. 2 hours 5 minutes after we set off we arrived at the peak and the views did not disappoint! Take time to enjoy the views, rehydrate and gather your energy as the hike down is almost as difficult as going up (same route).Your legs will feel like jelly by the time you finish. Thrilled to have competed this challenge but it will remain a 'once in a lifetime' event for me! Thanks to Danny Boy for the very welcome water and beer when we finished and for the taxi service. Watch out for the test about the island on the return to your hotel!!
Gros Piton great experience!
, Nov 2021
The Gros Piton hike was challenging but worth every step! My wife and I had a great time. Our tour guide was excellent but a special shout-out goes to our driver Danney Pierre aka Danney-Boy! He was fantastic! I highly recommend this tour and of course Danney as a driver.
Great experience!
, Oct 2021
Danney boy was the best taxi driver! Very knowledgeable. Gave us great insight into the history and culture. Mervin the Mountain Goat was our tour guide and he was fantastic as well. He’s been hiking the trail all his life and knew so much about the land. It is a very tough hike so be prepared! Bring snacks
Our driver (Mr. Danny...
, 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.
Just 10 more minutes and you'll be at the top!
, 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!
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Hike the gros piton!
, 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.
DannyBoy is the man!
, 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!

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