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[Disclaimer: we were on a cruise tour.] This natural location is on the North coast about 30-40 minutes from Papeete. There is limited parking just past a short tunnel; with a gift shop, bathrooms, and a Black Sand Beach! A short walk leads you to...More
We dropped by here for about 1/2 hour on a tour around the island. It was interesting to see a blowhole - it creates such a noise and force! But I want to stay all day (or for a month or so) on the black...More
the blow hole is an attraction but not spectacular yes you can fear the HISSSS of the water once in a while...
the better part is the small park they made there which enables you to wal around the hill in a well kept path...More
We are going to guess that the key to this attraction is timing. If you arrive when the tide is high enough, you will actually see water shooting out of the hole. When we got there, we could hear the noise but no water. But...More
As blowholes go this is a pretty average one, though it might be better with a full see running. It's lovely location with good views and has a couple of gift shops and clean toilets. It's one of the island tour spots, but certainly doesn't...More
The blowhole was an interesting stop as part of a complete tour. Would not make a special trip just for this. What made it better was watching the surfers on the beach below in the large waves. Not spectacular but an interesting formation of lava...More
Unlike some reviewers I thought this blow hole was far less impressive than others we have seen in other locales around the world. Yet, what I did like was the deep growling noise heard from the "dragon" which was on the other side of the...More