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Expedition Indonesia 2022

Three volcanoes, three unbelievable adventures. The world is reopening and our expeditions are again in full swing. It’s a great feeling. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMcxQopfG2k Indonesia is home to more volcanoes than any other country in the world. Better still, many of them are active. Prior to Covid we would ...

Expedition Vanuatu 2022

Spending an entire week on top of an active volcano and filming closer than ever before. Vanuatu finally announced the reopening of their borders and with that, Geoff Mackley, Justin Noonan and myself headed to Tanna Island, to spend an entire week at the top of ...

Ruapehu shows ongoing signs of unrest

Last week, Geonet raised Ruapehu's Volcanic Alert Level to Level 2. A new crater lake heating phase has begun, accompanied by strong volcanic seismicity. Ruapehu typically undergoes heating and cooling cycles, reaching upwards of 40°C before cooling to below 20°C. This pattern is not unusual. ...

Ambrym Reawakens

Breaking news today - Ambrym Volcano (Vanuatu) has erupted. On Dec 15 2018, a large eruptive episode brought about the destruction of the famed lava lakes of Ambrym (Benbow and Marum). The prominent glows from each crater turned to darkness and all was silent. What was ...

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai Images & Video

Much of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcanic island has been destroyed as a result of the Jan 15 eruption. Extreme Pursuit landed on the island back in 2016 during an expedition to Tonga. We have decided to publish our entire library of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai images and ...

Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai Eruption

When we landed on Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai back in 2016, we could have never foreseen that this unknown volcano in a remote stretch of the Pacific Ocean would be the site of one of the world’s biggest eruptions since Pinatubo - and make global headlines. For ...

Ruapehu Volcanic Alert Level lifted to Level 2

GNS has raised the alert level of Ruapehu to Level 2 after a combination of crater lake heating, seismicity and gas emissions. Crater lake heating to 43 °C The crater lake regularly goes through a heating and cooling cycle. Since 2003, the lake's temperature has risen above ...

White Island Eruption

White Island, New Zealand / December 2019 At exactly 2.11pm on Dec 9, an unforeseen phreatic eruption occurred on White Island. Tragically, a number of tourists were in the direct impact zone at the time of the eruption. At present, eight people have died, a further ...

Expedition to Krakatau, post Tsunami

In October 2018, we made our very first expedition to Anak Krakatau, Indonesia. During this expedition, we witnessed impressive vulcanian eruptions, often throwing lava bombs skyward. We made multiple landings and ventured far too close (as usual!). Two months later, a large part of the south-western ...

Expedition Guatemala

Guatemala / August 2019 Guatemala, you put on an out-of-this-world show for us! Eruptions, lava flows and a spine-chilling electrical storm. A couple weeks back, we arrived in Guatemala to explore the volcanoes of Fuego and Pacaya. We ended up getting caught up in a massive electrical ...