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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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Great spot! Amazing views .. Little to none lodging which makes the place special. Only few camp sites that are far from clean but very nice staff. Recommended 100% for campers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great spot! Amazing views .. Little to none lodging which makes the place special. Only few camp sites that are far from clean but very nice staff. Recommended 100% for campers and RV.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Parking for the blowhole is about a mile up from the viewing area. There is a paved road that goes all the way down, that is lined on both sides with vendors and a couple restaurants. We spent about 5min total actually watching the blowhole. Apparently, it's one of three in the world (according to our tour guide...). The rest... More 

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Bountiful, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I asked my guide what 'La Bufadora" meant and he told me Buffalo Snort. I can why they named this so aptly. The water was so calm that it was amazing and impressive how far the water shoots up into the air. All you can say is 'Wow!' There are two ways to view this attraction called most often the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

La Bufadors experience is still here! Hurry and experience the incredible view of the blowhole and a taste of Mexico's great souvenir shopping and food. Whether you arrived to Ensenada on a cruise or drove, La Bufadora will be memorable!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Beautiful view. Cute little alley shops but very busy with people. And parking is okay but you have to get there early.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The trip over was about 45 mintues from esenada. They have it set up so you walk through the street full of venders to make it to the actual blowhole. We were let down with the size of the water coming up must have came at a bad time because Ive seen pictures of better

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

INteresting phenomen located less than 30 min drive from Ensenada. The first impression you meet is street stalls with bunch of souvenir stuff. After forcing this you find the 'Blowhole' / La Bufadora.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We booked an excursion to the La Bufadora on shoreexcursion.com, and this mini day trip was awesome! La Bufadora is about 45 minutes away from the port, and we passed by a deep sea tuna farm while driving there. The parking is $2, and of course you don't need to pay anything if you are with a tourist group. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This was a great experience. You have to walk through a flea market to get there (which is white nice in itself to wander through), and the blowhole was fascinating to watch.

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

"Underwhelmed" is perhaps the best word to describe this attraction. Took the trip down with my cousin and her husband from Rosarito Beach. It was some 20 years since they had been there and the place reeked of crass commercialism. A full street of hopeful vendors, each selling the same old tourist crap. I do not know how they eke... More 

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