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Trou du Souffleur de Arahoho

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Address: Papeete, French Polynesia
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For something that is just a little drive-by stop, our family got a big kick out of the blow hole. Alma sat in front of the tube where the noise comes out and laughed and laughed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Loveland, Colorado
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Loveland, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For something that is just a little drive-by stop, our family got a big kick out of the blow hole. Alma sat in front of the tube where the noise comes out and laughed and laughed! The spout out the other side was just as fun to watch--very random as the ocean is.

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Surfview
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In August afternoon, th Souffleur was not blowing, but it is a very nice spot to stop at during a drivee around the island. The sound coming from the rocks was awesome

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is a lovely place to stop, breathe, and have a light lunch while overlooking the beautiful views of the ocean. The blow holes weren't as grand as I expected though. It looked more like waves crashing large against the cliffs. But there are a couple of other attractions only a short walk away so I suggest going to the... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We stopped here as it was right on the roadside and later remembered reading about this attraction. It is a roadside wonder. Kids loved it... The blowhole sprays air in lowtide and waterparticles in hightide. Great views of the ocean and place to picnic and take a break..

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Plymouth, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

a c ouple of blow holes through the lava. Good for at least a moment or two of watching the scenery. Breathe in. Breathe out. Then leave.

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Papeete
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

The "trou" used to be fun with the risk of getting ocean spray wet. The road has been changed and if the sea is calm there's no need to stop and look. It's included in your circle island tour.

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Easily located immediately past the only road tunnel on the island, assuming you are driving clockwise from Pape'ete. But sadly, just not worth the bother. It is an amusing little hole in the rocks, fenced off, but you can get close enough to feel a momentary strong draught of air, accompanied by a loud roar, as the waves force air... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Hire a car for the day and drive around the island. The driving can be a little hair raising but, it's an easy enough road to follow around. The blow hole makes such a loud noise. By a good surfing beach that you can watcg

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

This is not the biggest blowhole but it is interesting in that it comes out of the side of a mountain. Lots of people take photos standing in the gale force wind only to get soaked. Super fun. There is another, smaller blow hold on the ocean side about 20 yards away. Be prepared to get wet! There is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

The sound and sight of this high-pressure lava-tube phenomenon is an interesting and impressive experience. Not worth a special journey to Tahiti but, if you are there, worth pulling off the main road for a few minutes.

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