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Blow Hole Hummanaya

Address: Kudawella, Dikwella, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #2 of 3 things to do in Dikwella
Type: Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
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Type: Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
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Antalya
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It is just a frustration. Watch you tube film and decide all the way come and climb up. When you park people ask money. You don't get ticket but pay 250 rupees... Money collected I suppose goes with the man. If a stormy weather maybe some spectacular scenery....

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Too much time lost for NOTHING!!! I went in bike and spend almost 2 hours to find the place and when I arrived there payed 250 rupees for to see a normal view because the winter don't was enough to see the water.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After our tuk tuk driver suggested this a few times, we decided to stop in there. Drove through a very dodgy-feeling neighbourhood which was super wet and muddy after the overnight rain. This area seriously reeked of dead dog and garbage. The dogs were in fact some of the worst I'd seen in Sri Lanka. We parked the tuk tuk... More 

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Rome
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

It was raining as we parked which made the ground quite muddy and not great in open toe sandals (note to women!!!) but it was a very cheap entry fee. A short 5 minute walk through barrow streets selling all sorts of bits and pieces (including drying fish!!!!). The blowhole itself is impressive- water spouting up quote high and beautiful... More 

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Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

access to the blowhole is very narrow, people and tiny shops selling few things, people along the narrow stretch pester the travellers to buy something

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

clearly all dependant on wave strength but my 9 yr old loved it , worth the trip out of tangalle ....water shoots up through the rocks

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Natural geyser created by the pressure of sea water through narrowo hole. During weekends and public holidays it's a bit overcrowded.

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

place is same a probably many other places on srilanken coast. Problem is it is big atraction so many people go there and it create tourist shops and guides and beggers... walk use to be nice there in last year I was surprised by change

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

You pay 250 rupee per person and have to climb quite a bit to get here. What we saw was water from the sea hitting the rocks and blowing through the hole about one meter high. In my opinion it makes no sense at all to go here, unless it is really stormy and you might see the water blowing... More 

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9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Went here on a clear dat with some wind. 250 entrance fee for forneigners. You see water splashing up from the rocks. Locals said it would go up to 30m in september. In augustus nothing special.

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