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“Cold!!!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Hole

Blue Hole
1085 Blue Hole Rd., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Santa Rosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
Activities: Scuba diving
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Owner description: Popular scuba diving spot in an artisan-fed quarry that measures approximately 60 feet in diameter and 80 feet in depth.
Amarillo, Texas
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“Cold!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was an awesome experience! My kids really wanted to jump off the rocks at the Blue Hole, we all jumped. It was a body shock to hit the freezing cold water. The kids jumped about 5 times each they were too cold to keep jumping. It was really cool, you can see all the way to the bottom!

Visited July 2014
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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“Amazing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

There is a beautiful rock formation with gorgeous blue water. Very deep. Possible to scuba dive here or just jump in for a swim. Water is a chilly 61 degrees. Worth a short drive.

Visited July 2014
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“Loved it!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stopped here on part of a summer road trip and it was worth the stop! Yes, the water is Cold but once I got used to it, I was fine. Beautiful spot, that's not over done and too touristy. Worth a stop!

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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“Scuba diving”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A nice dive you can rent the gear on site.
Just a blue hole you would not expect where it is .
There were lots of divers.
They come from all over the to train there.

Visited June 2014
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“Amazing surprise in the middle of nowhere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I stopped in Santa Rosa on the outgoing leg of a road trip and was intrigued enough to stay on the homeward bound leg. The Blue Hole was one of the curiosities that caught my eye. It is easy to find and worth a quick trip off Rte 66 (I 40) unless of course you want to dive, then plan more time. For sight seeing purposes only the Blue Hole is a beautiful diversion. It is not all gussied up for tourists and the approach leaves much to be desired but the actual pool itself is gorgeous. My 76 year old mother was able to walk up and around the entire thing. We went early in the morning when it was quiet and still, stunning. I think it would also be fun to watch divers and listen to their stories of experience. If your looking for a pit stop and leg stretch this beats the heck out of a Hwy rest stop.

Visited May 2014
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