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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.
Punta Banda, Ensenada, Mexico
+52 646 107 2073
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Cool spot to see while in Ensenada. Lots of vendors on the way down to the spot but all where nice and didn't pressure you to buy.

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited La Bufadora by our Cruise Excursion on the 2nd day of our 3 day Carnival Imagination cruise from Long Beach port. It is located 30 miles from cruise port terminal of city Ensenada of Mexico. In Spanish language " La bufadora" means 'Blowing...More

Thank Mil D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bufadora is a beautiful ocean cliff with an special wave that hits the rocks. The views and sounds are just unforgettable. Don’t miss this unique opportunity.

Thank Jose Antonio G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to visit this amazing place and it was out of this world! You get the chance to walk through the market eat the best churros with an amazing Piña Colada.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wouldn't pay much to go "tour" this place. We drove there and the drive was interesting. The "blow hole" isn't really a hole but at high tide the spray traveled up about 50 feet. You'll walk a gauntlet of curio stalls unless you drive...More

Thank sndovale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ready enjoyed our site seeing trip to Punta Banda, Ensenada to see La Bufadora and the flea market. The cost of the trip was significantly less than the excursion rate offered onboard the Carnival Cruise ship. So, if you are interested, don't buy on...More

Thank camina23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife (along w/3yr old child) were originally not planning on doing this attraction as a shore excursion from our cruise, but got a great deal after taking a shuttle toward the downtown. We got about half off what the cruise company charges. It’s about...More

Thank Javanh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to visit at least once. The drive up and the views are great. It is not what it use to be back when I was a kid. I did not see any vendors selling fish tacos and cheese clams that we use to...More

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great drive from Ensenada. Must see as the only one in North America. We loved the visit and taking our puppy. Go early to avoid the vendors. The biggest blow is at high tide. Do not go during low tide.

Thank Rayna920
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A place to go and enjoy with no fee. Not crowded during the week. The water is so inviting, take a picnic.

Thank NanandPopi
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September 3, 2018|
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Response from jer50 | Reviewed this property |
In my experience anytime you can book for the cruise line you have a good price, and also a a quality vendor that's associated with the cruise line. However normally you can get local vendors that work out okay also. But... More
June 7, 2018|
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Response from LuckyPierre_11 | Reviewed this property |
Sure, be aware that it is very crowded !
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May 9, 2018|
Response from WoodburnNathan | Reviewed this property |
I did not become familiar with the tour you mentioned, but many of the tours eminate from the port area where the cruise ships dock. We lived in Punta Banda and personally saw bus after bus taking folks to the blow hole... More