FAQs - Gros Piton!
Does the cost include the guide or is guide extra? Also do you need to book in advance?
The cost includes a bottle of water, the guide and the boat or car ride to the foot of the Piton.
Do you need to book in advance?
It's always good to make a reservation especially when booking.
What would be the best footwear for hiking the Pitons?
Hiking boots would be best and repel for the insects, however you can use your running shoes.
Can you hike without a tour guide?
No, you must be accompanied by a guide even if you have hiking experience.
Are we allowed to bring cameras?
Absolutely! It is a must to do so!
Can we take breaks while hiking?
Yes, you can take your time if you feel tired, bring a lot of water - it will be helpful.
How can you get on this tour?
Show either a paper or an electronic voucher that you have bought for this activity.
Has anyone climbed the pitons before?
Of course, this is one of the most popular activities in St. Lucia. A lot of people have climbed the Pitons including Richard Branson!
Can you bring water in a backpack?
Water is must for this activity, it is very important to have enough water - we recommend around 2L of water per person.
How hard is climbing the Pitons?
Climbing the Pitons is not hard - however it is very intense on the physical work, climbing several stairs and rocks. Great if you are looking for adventure and get fit at the same time!
Can you walk on the beach?
Of course, you can relax and enjoy the warm weather.