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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The thunder hole is fun to sit and watch the water come rising up and explode out of the hole. The dramatics will vary though depending on the tide. It can get crowded, but it worth a stop when you are driving around the park....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PhillyGirl1215
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came to Acadia with my family. Thunder hole has many spots to climb down and take pics. Most of the rocks are slippery and steep and should be climbed carefully. This is not safe for children who are known to be clumsy are not...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AlveeraTravels
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was nice to see however would be amazing to experience during high tide. There isn't alot of space so you would need to plan early and wait.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank gherkin224
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited as part of a tour. Seems we visited at low tide so was a bit of a let down. No thunder heard here. Pretty spot but soo busy that could barely get down the stairs due to so many people standing by the hand...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank tomalli68
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a cool place to take pics. Lots of romance is to play on, short walk to see the thunder hole.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sksochor
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can walk out on a platform; we didn't go when it was the crashing thunder sound, but it was still neat to make a quick stop. Just be careful--the platform is very slick!! My husband slipped and fell, cutting his hand. Hold on to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Velvet_Rain
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family and I stopped here while hiking the Ocean Trail. It is said to be spectacular when the tide is high and the water rushes in and makes loud sounds. When we went the water was splashing in somewhat and interesting to watch for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little stop but better when its raining or when the seas are high! Great sounds and great way to show off mother nature

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank SteelCity13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t hear the thunderous crashing waves that made this place famous, but it was still awesome to see. The rugged coastline is so beautiful, and we enjoyed climbing and relaxing on the nearby rocks.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank FjordFan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fine example of Mother Nature at work. The waves coming in produces a thunderous sound and bursts into a beautiful splash. Reminds me a lot of the blowholes of Hawaii.

Date of experience: July 2019
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July 16, 2019|
Response from DaddyandCaleb | Reviewed this property |
Be a better question for a local but after being there I would say as long as there is not ice on steps and weather enough above freezing that you should be able to. If cold I would say it would be very dangerous for risk... More
August 1, 2018|
Response from travler1976 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so.
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Response from carefreeatsea | Reviewed this property |
We took a cab (maybe $20. for 4ppl) to Acadia National Park and took a carriage ride $36.pp. It was excellent and informative. Got on to there bus (right there) and did the park loop and saw Thunder Hole and a lot of... More