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Address: Punta Banda, Ensenada Municipality, Mexico
Phone Number: 4352770008
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Roughly translated as "the snorter," this underwater cave...

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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La Bufadora Tour in Baja California
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Ensenada Must Stop

It is very traditional that when visiting Ensenada, BC you stop by "La Bufadora" where you can have a drink, eat traditional grill Clams or just watch the nature show. This place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
michellelimon
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Mexicali, Mexico
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well this place was pack, a lot of people. Parking is a chaos, ladies be careful driving to here. I guess the swatmeet took over the ocean view on one side, not very well kept clean. The main point of interest is where you see the ocean wave hit the Rock and makes the sound of a Buffalo.I guess no... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great outdoor activity in Ensenada. After entertaining ourselves by the blowhole, we had us some good food and walked around to buy souvenirs at the local shops. Loved it!

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Thank Jay P
Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Several mile drive to the pay parking area. Walk about 1/3 mile through street vendors until you get to the viewing area. Pretty crowded as you watch for the next water spout. Great people watching!

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Newport Beach CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came her on a shore excursion. The ride down was 1/2 half through town and 1/2 along the pretty ocean. We parked and had a long hot dusty walk through shopping stalls to the blowhole. Not much water at all. Very disappointed. I love to shop but these shops were all dusty tacky tourist junk. Very poor quality. There... More 

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Ocoee, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Bufadora, the name given to a natural ocean phenomenon that finds a cave rocks, and when the waves hit this cavity, there is a great noise and the waters burst into the air at heights of over 100 meters, as if the ocean were breathing heavily like a dragon !! Very interesting photo, a single place. Many souvenir shops,... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, our three children (12yr, 10yr, 8yr) and I kayaked la Bufadora as an excursion with Carnival Inspiration in July. We would highly recommend it. The guides were excellent, very professional and friendly. It was exciting but you felt you were in safe hands the whole time. The best way to see La Bufadora and get a bit of... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was disappointed in coming here. It was a 45 minute bus ride from the cruise terminal. On arrival, we had to walk through about 0.5 mile of hawking peddlers selling all kinds of stuff - mostly junk-- and some very aggressive. The blowhole itself is pretty interesting but is more dramatic at high tide, and we were there at... More 

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Mexicali, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very traditional that when visiting Ensenada, BC you stop by "La Bufadora" where you can have a drink, eat traditional grill Clams or just watch the nature show. This place could be very crowded durign vacations or holidays.

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Thank michellelimon
Brentwood, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This location is a little far from the cruise terminal, about a 30 minute ride. If you are afraid f heights, the ride up may be a bit much, it's goes up a winding mountain. The blow hole is nice, but it's a shopping center and many people trying to sell merchandise to you. If you can endure the walk... More 

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Alameda, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

When I first came to La Bufadora in the 1980's; nothing was here except the blow hole. It was cool and neet to visit. Now it's a street lined with hawkers and smells like an abotoir

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