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Monday, Mar 31, 2014
We can now confirm our departures for the Vanuatu volcano tour in August and September. As a special extra option, we invite you to join the extension expedition to visit the remote and fascinating island of Ambae. Click for details. [more]
Nyiragongo's lava lake
Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014
After a pause of 2 years, Congo's Virunga National Park opens again this month. The Virunga National Park, founded in 1925, is Africa's oldest and one oldest national park and home to some of the last surviving mountain gorillas, but also two of the world's most interesting and most active volcanoes, Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira. ... [more]
Traditional Ritual during the Mask Festival in front of the active Tavurvur Volcano (photo: Ulla Lohmann)
Monday, Jan 20, 2014
Our expeditions to Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu with Ulla Lohmann are now in cooperation with National Geographic Premium. ... [more]
Friday, Jan 17, 2014
Dominik Vögtli from Switzerland shared this great video taken during our latest expedition to Erta Ale and the Danakil (Ethiopia): ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014
The tour company VolcanoDiscovery has moved to a new home: ... [more]
Ambrym's lava lake in the Marum crater during our latest expedition (video: R. Henley)
Monday, Jan 13, 2014
"One of the best volcano trips you can ever think to do is this one. I went with Volcano Discovery in 2012 (http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/). First is the traverse of Ambrym Island and the overlook of the asonishing lava lake on Marum. Then the nightime visits to Tanna Island down south in the archipelago where Yasur volcano has a Strombolian eruption about 40 times an hour - plus shockwaves. And the Vanuatu people are some of the nicest anywhere. ... [more]

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Adventure - Live Volcanoes
Spectacular Landscapes
Relaxed Hikes and Fascinating Geology
Great Excursions and Small Groups
Charming Accommodation
Delicious Local Food and Fun
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  • Adventure - Live Volcanoes!
  • Impressive landscapes
  • Unique Flora and Fauna
  • Archeology & History
  • Authentic Culture and People
  • Scientific and Local Expertise from Experts
  • Great Food, Accommodation, Fun and Company
  • Well-balanced levels of Hiking and Relaxing

Featured tours:

Volcanoes in the South Sea - Expedition to Vanuatu
Vanuatu (South Sea): Volcanoes in the South Sea
(Volcano expedition to Vanuatu: Yasur & Ambrym)
14 or 15 days (13/14 nights) on Vanuatu - Moderate
2590 €  ? 
May 2015 (exact date soon)
Aug 2015 (exact date soon)
Oct 2015 (exact date soon)

Milos - Crystals, Volcanoes and Ancient Culture
Milos Island, Greece: Silver of the Aegean
(8-days study trip to Athens, the Ancient mining sites at Lavrion and the volcanic island of Milos)
8 days /7 nights - Easy-Moderate
1170 €  ? 
20-27 Sep 2014
25 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

Discover the nature & culture & geology of Santorini!
Santorini Island, Greece: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini
(8 days walking and study tour on Santorini, Greece)
8 days - Easy-Moderate
1024 €  ? 
18-25 Oct 2014

Mountains of Fire - Stromboli to Etna tour
Eolian Islands + Etna volcano: From Stromboli to Etna
(walking & study tour with a volcanologist to Etna, Vulcano, Lipari and Stromboli)
9 days (8 nights) - Easy-Moderate
2580 €  ? 
5-13 Oct 2014
2-10 May 2015
16-26 May 2015

Who has not dreamt of travelling around the world? Volcano Discovery makes this dream come true. You'll follow a knowledgeable, enthusiastic volcanologist on an "ever westward journey" to explore some of the most exciting volcanoes of the planet.
Around-the-World: Hawai'i,Vanuatu, New Zealand, Indonesia: A Dream Come True - World Volcano Tour
(4 weeks round-the-world trip to Hawai'i - Vanuatu - New Zealand - Indonesia)
approx 4 weeks (25 or 29 days) - Easy
8600 €  ? 
Custom and group dates
18 Sep - 12 Oct 2014
18 Sep - 16 Oct 2014
17 Sep - 11 Oct 2015

14-days study trip and expedition to the active volcanoes of Guatemala
Guatemala (Central America): Volcanoes in the land of the Maya
(14-days study trip and expedition to Guatemala's volcanoes)
15 days / 14 nights - Moderate
$ 3290  ? 
no scheduled dates at present

Discover the beautyful volcanic island of Nisyros
Nisyros Island, Greece: Almonds, olives and volcanoes
(8-days walking & study tour on the volcanic islands of Nisyros & Cos, Greece)
8 days - Moderate
1240 €  ? 
4-11 Oct 2014

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