Ambrym Volcano Photos | John Seach
Malampa Province, Vanuatu


Photos of Ambrym Volcano by John Seach.

Ambrym lava lake has variable activity and the level of lava rises and falls ove the years. Sometimes the lava lake can disappear overnight, and other times remain in the summit crater for years.

John Seach has spent a total of 5 months camped at the summit craters over the past 16 years, and 200 visits to the craters, documenting lava lake activity, taking photos and video. John Seach is the world's most experienced observer of Ambrym Volcano.

ambrym vanuatu
John Seach 1999 Ambrym expedition

ambrym volcano
Ambrym lava lake 1999 - John Seach

Ambrym lava lake in 2002 (mbwelesu crater) - John Seach

Ambrym lava lake 2002 - John Seach

Ambrym lava lake 2007 - John Seach

ambrym volcano eruption
Benbow crater eruption at sunset

ambrym volcano
Viewing Ambrym lava lake 2003

benbow crater, Ambrym island
John Seach inside Benbow crater 2003

benbow crater, Ambrym Island, Vanuatu
Free-climbing out of Benbow lava lake crater, Ambrym Island, 2003

ambrym lava lake
Ambrym volcano lava lake

freshwater crayfish
Freshwater crayfish, Ambrym Island, Vanuatu

pacific boa
pacific boa, Ambrym Island

spider ambrym island vanuatu
Argiope appensa, spider, Ambrym Island

lava ambrym island
Lava meets the sea. West coast of Ambrym Island, Vanuatu

ambrym island
Ash and scoria meet the sea. West coast of Ambrym Island, Vanuatu

lava tube ambrym island vanuatu
Lava tube, Ambrym Island

dip point hospital ambrym island
Archived photo of Dip Point hospital, Ambrym Island.
Destroyed by 1913-14 eruption.

ambrym island vanuatu
Ambrym Island village

kava ambrym island
Kava drinking, Ambrym Island, Vanuatu

sand drawing ambrym island
Sand Drawing, Ambrym Island

tamtam ambrym island
Tamtam west Ambrym Island, Vanuatu 2007

ambrym jungle
Tree ferns, Ambrym Island

ambrym island soccer
Soccer match on Ambrym Island, along with volcanic ash.

Ambrym Orchids - John Seach

Ambrym Jungle - John Seach

More on Ambrym Volcano

Adventure Tours

John has been providing unique tours to the world's most active volcanoes since 1989.
More info on tours...

Quick Links

Film and Television

John Seach provides professional services to the film and television industry with many years volcano filming experience worldwide.
More info...