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La Bufadora

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“blow hole”(260 reviews)
“high tide”(46 reviews)
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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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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Punta Banda, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a fascinating natural attraction. The market was amazing on the way down to the Bufadora. A million vendors. I think you could get drunk off samples. Every flavor of churro you could ask for, restaurants, and at the end they have a good...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KellyColorado99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this tour to the blow hole after our stop at Pai Pai Zoo. The tour company was awesome but these particular stops were rather boring. The blowhole is very anti climatic and featured more shopping then it did attractions. Can't say I would...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank heffay33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sea was calm on the day we visited so the blowhole was not that spectacular. Leading up to the La Bufadora the street is lined with souvenir sellers, pharmacies and jewellery stores all offering big discounts!!! There is a lot of good natured selling/bartering...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bidd_Si
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a natural beauty yet invaded with vendors... it’s very small and it has lots of visitors specially on weekends it makes it difficult to enjoy the Natural expectable. It’s an hr to an hour and half to get there and it’ll take u less...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank analaramirez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was beautiful. Wasn’t too crowded when I went. The shops are a bit pricier but it’s expected.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ivylorrainec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our local restaurant we visit about once or more a week. The service is great, the view from the patio beautiful and the food is amazing...but the especial of the casa is tequila crafted by the owner! The most delicious,smooth tequila I have...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bajasol9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are only 3 or 4 places in the world where the water shoots up like this. It was worth going through the line of vendors trying to get you to buy something. Just ignore them or say no thank you and move.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank adrian_g7777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I liked it but It’s a one and done. I don’t have to go back. The shopping and haggling where more fun!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Monarch87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant stop on our tour. The shops leading up to the blow hole are fascinating, but lots of junk. Vendors were friendly, but a bit persistent.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Pamela S
Reviewed October 4, 2019 via mobile

We went to see this amazing natural wonder and left very unimpressed. After running a 1/2 mile sales gauntlet of relentless sales we watched an ocean sneeze that made us snore. Not worth the cost.

Date of experience: September 2019
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joesolis509
August 30, 2019|
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Response from Roger25375 | Reviewed this property |
We were there early in the morning and had some impressive blows.
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rickykumar3
June 11, 2019|
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Response from frenchps | Reviewed this property |
You would have to look out for the restaurants and bars to sit for a bit. There are no "park" benches until you get to the end by the blow hole. There you can find steps and ledges to sit down on. If they have the walkers... More
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Sherpa792796
January 30, 2019|
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Response from 350kenyab | Reviewed this property |
Check out my thorough review to answer your question. @350kenyab.
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