Mt. Gimie

Photo Credit: © James McCoy CC

Standing guard over the island of St. Lucia is Mt. Gimie, the tallest mountain on the island. Guided tours are constantly available up to the peak, where hikers will get the most spectacular view of the island there is.

Volcanic in origin and covered by a tropical rainforest, Mt. Gimie stands 3,117 feet tall.


Mt. Gimie is located on the island of Saint Lucia, 2.5 miles northeast of downtown Soufriere; it's two and a half miles (three and a half kilometers) to the northeast of Soufrière.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous restaurants to pick from in the community immediately near this volcano. Delice Restaurant, which serves Creole meals, is also the closest restaurant to the volcano. Also close-by, you and your party will encounter eateries like Fedo's and The Beacon where you and your companions can test out Caribbean dishes and experience the flavors of St. Lucia.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that like volcanos, and are interested in visiting others, might check out Volvano at Sulphur Springs and Gros Pitons; the first and closest of which is 2.8 miles to the south-southwest of this page's attraction. Additional local activities include New Jerusalem Mineral Baths, which is within traveling range near Soufrière. You might also want to consider heading over to Toraille Waterfalls, which is another attraction in the area.

Volcanos are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Mt. Gimie
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
New Jerusalem Mineral Baths GeoFeature -- -- 1.7 mi. East of Soufrière
Toraille Waterfalls GeoFeature 1.9 mi. (2.6 km) S 1.6 mi. East-Southeast of Soufrière
Diamond Falls Mineral Baths GeoFeature -- -- Cresslands
Diamond Falls GeoFeature 2.1 mi. (1.4 km) SW Cresslands
Enbas Saut Falls GeoFeature 2.2 mi. (4.8 km) SSE 3.0 mi. East of Soufrière
Morne Coubaril Estate Other Attraction 2.7 mi. (1.0 km) SW 0.6 mi. South of Soufrière
St. Lucia Zip Lining Other Attraction 2.7 mi. (1.0 km) SW 0.6 mi. South of Soufrière
Tanzanite Heights Waterfall GeoFeature 2.8 mi. (2.1 km) SSW 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Soufrière

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