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La Bufadora

Punta Banda, Ensenada, Mexico
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Ranked #4 of 14 Attractions in Ensenada
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Geologic Formations, Cultural
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner description: Roughly translated as "the snorter," this underwater cave regularly sucks in sea water and spits it...
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Geologic Formations, Cultural
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner description: Roughly translated as "the snorter," this underwater cave regularly sucks in sea water and spits it out the cave's top drenching visitors to the site.
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Mesa, Arizona
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124 reviews 124 reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

after reading about the pushy salespeople, I was worried about visiting La Bufadora. My worries were unfounded. The blowhole was amazing as it was high tide. The salespeople were very pleasant and really didn't hassle us when we were not interested. The ride there has a short piece with gorgeous views. If you are afraid of heights, sit on the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stopped off at Ensenada on the last day of Hawaii cruise. We went and it was high tide. The water spray was very tall and extremely impressive. We talked to other people who went on other days and said that there was only a small spray. Maybe it was low tide. But for us, it was terrific.

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Los Angeles, California
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147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Going to la Bufadora itself is a nice.ride seeing local countryside ON YOUR WAY. When arriving there you can see magnificent views and the famous rock formation where the ocean water comes and explodes going really high offering a nice nature shows.. Take time to walk and see the views...and stop for a local food. My husband bought barbecue Clams,... More 

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orange county
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This place is worth seeing once for the shops and the wave. Good for peopel who want to buy things and enjoy the beach and walk.

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Ensenada, Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Too many hustlers there. the drive in is better than actually being there. I'd rather just get in the truck and drive around - it's really, really beautiful there. But going to the Bufadora's well...over-rated.

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Amazing 'blow hole'. The peninsula it is on is also wonderful. Parking is a problem. The site is well worth the trip

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

During cruise stop we got off in Ensenada. Decided to do the La Bufadora excursion but did not purchase from Carnival. We purchased from bus driver going into town for a cost of $15 per person. Drive by bus was about 35 minutes or so but got to see a lot of country side and ocean. When we got there,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very nice view of the ocean,the blow was vwry exciting to see,went very high,come down have a cocktail and relax!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It is a great place to visit. People think its overly priced but then again every tourist place you go to is going to be expensive. Do you think you're going to spend only a couple bucks while your on VACATION? Nature is beautiful, the people are great, the whole atmosphere feels amazing. It is definitely a go to place.... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This was quite frankly more than a little bit cool. I've seen similar phenomena in other parts of the world, and always get a kick out of them.

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