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Guaranteed tours:
28 Apr - 3 May 2018: Aegean's Hidden Gem: Isle of Milos - Milos Island (Greece)
5-13 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
12-20 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
19-27 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
9-17 Jun 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
24 Jun - 1 Jul 2018: Nyiragongo Lava Lake & Mountain Gorillas - DR Congo + Rwanda
12-14 Jul 2018: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano, Sunda Strait
15-31 Jul 2018: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
22-27 Jul 2018: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
6-14 Oct 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
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Why visit volcanoes?

Volcanism is the most fascinating force of the planet. Volcanic areas are among the most interesting and beautiful in the world: think of Italy, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia and many others.
So why not go on an adventure and visit an active volcano?

We are a leading volcano tour specialist. Our professional team of volcanologists, photographers and tour guides offers unique travel opportunities: volcano expeditions, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
We focus on small groups and offer both scheduled group tour dates and custom dates arranged on request.
Whether you are passionate about volcanoes or want to enjoy a different vacation, you have found the right place. Have a look inside or read what clients have said about us!.

About our tours

  • Expert guides with hands-on experience and scientific knowledge
  • Adventure: active volcanoes from close!
  • Small international groups
  • Personalized service and attention to each guest
  • Good balance between physical effort and relaxing
  • Authentic accommodation & tasty local food
  • Sustainable tourism principle
  • High standards of logistics on location
  • Fascinating landscapes
  • Get to know intriguing cultures and people
  • Archaeology and history and their connection to volcanoes
  • Last, but not least: fun and holiday memories!


Monday, Mar 05, 2018
We have many years of experience with both photography AND all aspects of organizing expeditions and tours. We know our house specialty volcano, adventure, landscape and travel photography, and can share with you the techniques required for each. Most important of all, we know the right places to be at the right time, the people and infrastructure in each location. When you are ready to set off on a photography expedition again, you will be perfectly placed with VolcanoDiscovery for your needs. [more]

Monday, Feb 19, 2018
We organised a privately guided 3 days geology tour on the island of Santorini from 8 to 10 February 2018 of which tour guide and geologist Dr Ingrid Smet compiled this selection of photographs. [more]

Tuesday, Jan 09, 2018
Join a volcanologist and a small group on an exciting tour to some of the world's most active volcanoes! Our tour from 22 July to 5 Aug is now confirmed. [more]

Friday, Jan 05, 2018
Visiting an erupting volcano is an unforgettable experience. If you particularly looking to see "Red Hot Lava", these are the best places to go to. [more]
Avachinsky volcano seen from the air when arriving in Petropavlovsk
Tuesday, Jan 02, 2018
De to the great interest in our new Kamchatka tour, which is already booked out for September, we decided to offer a second date from 14 Aug - 1 Sep 2018. For details of the program and more information, please visit the tour page or contact us! [more]

Featured available group tours:

Discover the nature & culture & geology of Santorini!
Santorini Island, Greece: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini
(8 days walking and study tour on Santorini, Greece)
7 nights / 8 days - Easy-Moderate
1250 €  ? 
22-29 Sep 2018
6-13 Oct 2018

Milos - Crystals, Volcanoes and Ancient Culture
Milos Island (Greece): Aegean's Hidden Gem: Isle of Milos
(6-days geologic walking and study tour to Milos Island, Greece)
6 days / 5 nights - Easy-Moderate
1190 €  ? 
28 Apr - 3 May 2018
23-28 Sep 2018

Mountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna
Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy): From Stromboli to Etna
(9-days walking & study tour to Stromboli, Lipari, Vulcano and Etna with a volcanologist)
9 days / 8 nights - Easy-Moderate
2580 €  ? 
5-13 May 2018
12-20 May 2018
19-27 May 2018

Volcanoes in the South Sea - Expedition to Vanuatu
(expedition to Yasur volcano, Tanna Island, Vanuatu)
variable: 5 days - Easy
1590 €  ? 
22-27 Jul 2018
26 Sep - 1 Oct 2018
7-12 Jun 2019

(10-days volcano expedition to Ambrym - individual departures & group tours)
10 days - Moderate
2640 €  ? 
26 Jul - 5 Aug 2018
30 Sep - 10 Oct 2018
29 May - 8 Jun 2019

From Krakatau to Bali tour
Java (Indonesia): From Krakatau to Bali
(16-days study and photo tour to Java, Indonesia)
16 days / 15 nights - Easy-Moderate
3690 €  ? 
Custom and group dates
4-19 May 2018
25 May - 9 Jun 2018
5-20 Jul 2018

Volcanoes of Italy - the Grand Tour: explore the active volcanic regions of Southern Italy
(15-days study & walking tour from Vesuvius to Etna)
15 days (14 nights) - Easy-Moderate
3590 €  ? 
12-26 Oct 2018
11-25 Oct 2019
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