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Address: Blow Holes Road | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Great walk, views and sounds

Do read the sign at the entrance of the walkway (I have uploaded a picture). The walk is scenic and yes there are a number of stairs and in places it is a little steep. You... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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145 reviews 145 reviews
43 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Do read the sign at the entrance of the walkway (I have uploaded a picture). The walk is scenic and yes there are a number of stairs and in places it is a little steep. You need to keep walking over/around/along the granite ledge and you will see a square sign above the 'crack' housing the blowhole. On the day... More 

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Powell River, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

After a 30 minute walk to the blow holes down a very steep walk/stairs we arrived at a place where many others were already standing. We hear the sound of the water being forced through the holes but WE COULD NOT SEE THEM!!! There is a sign indicating the criter that should be met in order to SEE the blow... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Blow hole was a wonderful experience we had with friends. The voice of the beautiful waves echoing from the blow hole was worth it...... again its totally scenic but the only issue we had was the walk from the car to the blow hole was tiring.....

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Albany, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Well worth the short walk from the car park. Spectacular when the seas are rough. Great for action photos. Tourists may be tempted to try it for fishing, but my advice is DON'T. Many lives have been lost in this spot over the years. Fool-hardy folk think that drowning can't happen to them. DON'T become another victim.

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Perth, Australia
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51 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Be aware that the blowholes are a reasonable walk from the car park, also the journey is good on the way there with the assistance of gravity. The walk back up hill is a little longer and not as easy as the outward journey. That said the scenery is beautiful and the blow holes amusing if you watch others having... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

After one hell of a long walk/decent you come to the blowhole.. It's was happening and the noise is loud and if not paying attention will give you a fright... Slightly concerned that there is no railing so would never take my kids on that note.. One long, steep walk back.. Worth a visit though.

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Albany, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

When visiting Blowholes take into consideration the size of the swell as this obviously has a direct impact of their performance. In autumn/winter there can be 5m+ swells at times, if you want to see them perform that would be the time to go. If they aren't firing keep walking around the corner (about 100m) and you will come across... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It is a matter of luck to have the chance of see the blow holes in action. We were there early in the morning but did not have luck. You have to be careful of not wandering beyond the holes since the rocks can get slippery.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This coastline is spectacular wherever you go - and this spot is no exception. I had a little excitement here - as I was walking down the path, I was looking at the settings on my camera when, out of the corner of my eye, I spotted a long dark brown object on the path... The snake gave me a... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Blowholes are situated within Torndirrup National Park which also include, the Gap and Natural Bridge. It is a bit of a walk down to the blowholes from the parking area, but do not bother going there if the weather is fine and the sea is fairly calm as the blowholes, will not be blowing. There is no entry fee... More 

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