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Address: Punta Banda, Ensenada, Mexico
Phone Number: 4352770008
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Activities: Scuba diving
Description: Roughly translated as "the snorter," this underwater cave regularly sucks...
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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Shoppers heaven? or hell?

The available view of the blow hole is not that spectacular but to experience what you go through to get to it is a real experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The available view of the blow hole is not that spectacular but to experience what you go through to get to it is a real experience.

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Ensenada, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful area to have any meal and if you like to shop and haggle the vendors will let you. Some great prices and the wares are good

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Meh! It doesn't worth the drive (REALLY tight road). Restaurants there aren't good and the place is pretty dirty! The only thing I've liked about it was the local vendors selling all kind of stuff.

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Layton, Utah
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My family and I traveled to Ensenada for the day and had a great experience at the Bufadora, or Blowhole. While it was very exciting to be able to view it from the viewing area right above it, we had the privilege of going kayaking around the Bufadora. It was a fantastic experience and a highlight of our vacation! The... More 

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Cedar City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We were in port for the day, took a bus to La Bufadora, there is a big blow hole, swap meet style shopping and a number of restaurants and street food vendors. It was late season so the crowds were small, there were deals t be had dealers of stuff every where. Don't buy the ticket on the cruse ship... More 

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Price, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We have been here many times with the same tour guide! It is an amazing cultural experience that really does show a lot of the Mexican culture. I felt really safe and it was an amazing experience! Ensenada Tour Guide David Marmolejo was the best!!!!

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Yuma, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

drove down from Arizona for a visit. My wife has always told me about the Bulfadora so we made it a point to drive there to see it and mark it off my bucket list. We were told just that morning while having coco locos on the beach that the Bulfadora had been closed just a few days prior to... More 

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a natural blow hole that is the definition of a tourist trap. There is an observation to watch blow hole in action but you have to get through a gauntlet of aggressive street vendors to get there. We didn't go at night but we were told that's the best time to go. Also, while we were there some... More 

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Taylor, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Was in Ensenada for the day (cruise) and booked this excursion locally (not via cruise line). It was somewhat scenic 40 minute bus ride. Somewhat scary cliff side roads especially in the old Budget rental car bus. Our guide was ok. The walk down to the blowhole was full of people trying to offer you drink samples and to get... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

About 40 minutes outside Ensenada, this attraction is worth the drive. After you pay to park ($2), you'll walk down a narrow street with vendors on both sides selling anything from knock-off handbags and pina coladas to photo opportunities with snakes and baby lions. At the end of your walk is the blow hole. It's a pretty neat thing to... More 

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Address: Punta Banda, Ensenada, Mexico
Phone Number: 4352770008
Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada

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