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La Bufadora: Tours & Tickets

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“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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Punta Banda, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality, Mexico
+52 646 107 2073
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

'La Bufadora' is a marine geyser that shoots ocean water straight up into the air.. It occurs naturally from ocean waves that push water into a sea cavern, which causes the pressure to build and then explode when the water recedes. But be prepared, if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoseQTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I mentioned, I've lived here for 50 years and been to the Bufadora many times (to take guests who wanted to see it, despite my objections) and never could find the attraction of this place. Many years ago it wasn't so bad, easy parking,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2019

Overall, it was a cool place to visit but be ready to say No to vendors about 100 times. We booked a private tour and we were glad we did it that way because we left quickly as I was simply tired of saying No...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lenin T
Reviewed 3 September 2019 via mobile

Great view and plenty of snack vendors . They also have a big selection of souvenirs . Our daughter love the water splashing . Parking lot is huge no problem finding a spot .

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Maribelleaventurera
Reviewed 31 August 2019

After my horseback riding trip my guide Miguel suggest that I go see the blowhole. After my taxi ride tru the town of Ensenada. The walk to the blowhole has lots of shops and restaurants you can some good gifts and good food both from...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Angelo A
Reviewed 25 August 2019 via mobile

La Bufadora was beautiful to see. We also enjoyed walking through the many shops looking for fun souvenirs.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lynda P
Reviewed 19 August 2019

if the Ocean has more waves then you will notice the waves battering the rocks and the foam climbing high, but it was a very calm day, so it was difficult to notice, in any case the place and nature is lost with the amount...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Temper43
Reviewed 18 August 2019

In the summer it is like Disneyland, so many people, lots of vendors and food places. When the tide is surging the Blow Hole is fantastic.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bigmike1126
Reviewed 12 August 2019

We had a tour to this place. It took about 50 minutes from Ensenada port. After arriving you need to go through long market where you can buy different souvenirs, but almost all items are not good quality. Our guide said that La Bufadora is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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31 August 2019|
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Response from Roger25375 | Reviewed this property |
We were there early in the morning and had some impressive blows.
12 June 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
30 January 2019|
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Response from 350kenyab | Reviewed this property |
Check out my thorough review to answer your question. @350kenyab.