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Address: Kudawella, Dikwella, Sri Lanka
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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A review of the blow hole

The Blow Hole in Hummanaya is between Tangalle and Dickwella in the southern coastal area of Sri Lanka. You can reach there by either vehicle or trishaw as there is no public bus... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Evarts123
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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15 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hummnaya is largest in Sri Lanka and second largest blow hole in the world.Located in small fishing village call Kuda wella.As per my knowledge high season for Hummanaya is July & August and the best time tof day to visit 0800 hrs to 11 hrs and 1500 hrs to 1800 hrs unless the temperature is very high.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blow Hole in Hummanaya is between Tangalle and Dickwella in the southern coastal area of Sri Lanka. You can reach there by either vehicle or trishaw as there is no public bus servince and it is about 2 km out of the main road. Once you reach there you need to pay Rs. 50/- and park your vehicle in... More 

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Alliston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stand at the barrier and get wet from the spray, watch the water at it sprays high into the air in gorgeous surroundings. Not too easy to get to but worth the walk up unmade steps to see the wonderful ocean view

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Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Hummanaya is the only known blowhole in Sri Lanka and it may be the second largest blowhole in the world. located after Matara and Dikwella town in the Southern Province and at small fishing village called Kudawella You can see best height in South-west monsoon period. the height of the water blow-up goes up 25 metres (82.0 ft) to 30... More 

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Thank ChathuraRathuwadu
Colombo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Thought it was accessible by vehicle ...:) Realised that it was quite a long trek n was very concerned for my mum, dad n uncle who found it hard. You have to park your vehicle and walk. The homeowners in the area allow you to park on their land for a fee of Rs 50/-. The walk is uphill with... More 

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Thank Shade16
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

When is the best time to go? Well the blow hole is most active when the seas are at their strongest time. That would be the peak of the south west monsoon period. I asked some residents that we got friendly and we were told that July to August would be the best time to see the blowhole activity and... More 

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Thank Suchithe M
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Sat for 25 minutes and nothing happened. Afterwards I asked the guy at ticket desk why they sell tickets if there's nothing to see. He said you have to come at high tide in the right month. He said April is not the right month. So why no information about this and why do they sell you a ticket? Obviously... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

It's a hole in the rock, through which occasionally water is blown into a nice (and refreshing) fountain. Impressive because it's natural, but you can only see the full picture if you are lucky or very patient. I'd say check it out if it's in your way, (I think it's 200SLR for foreigners) - but beware, when we got there,... More 

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Colombo, null, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Blowhole or "Hummanaya" in Sinhalese is the only known blowhole in Sri Lanka and it is the second largest blowhole in the world. It is situated in Kudawella in Matara, southern coastway It is a rare geological phenomenon so don't miss your chance to see it when you are travel to Kataragama or Yala sanctuary

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Thank sssnew
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

I found this attraction boring, as they wasn't much activity in the blow hole. However the museum area was interesting. I would only go back once

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