Mt. Gimie

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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 can be found near the heart of the island of Saint Lucia, 2.5 miles northeast of downtown Soufriere; it's 2.3 miles to the northeast of Soufrière.

Nearby Restaurants

There are several picks of dining options to pick from in the community near this volcano. Delice Restaurant, which has a menu full of Creole meals, is also the most convenient dining option from the volcano. Also nearby, you and your party will come across eateries such as Fedo's and The Beacon where you and your companions may try a bite of Caribbean dishes and enjoy the local foods and culture of St. Lucia.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who enjoy volcanos, and are interested in visiting others, should consider Volcano at Sulphur Springs and Gros Pitons; the first of which is 2.8 miles to the south-southwest of Mt. Gimie. Other nearby attractions include New Jerusalem Mineral Baths, which is within traveling range near Soufrière. Also, you might think about heading over to Toraille Waterfalls, which is another attraction nearby.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.

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

Location: Saint Lucia


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