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Address: Punta Banda, Ensenada Municipality, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 435 277 0008
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Roughly translated as "the snorter," this underwater cave...

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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La Bufadora Tour in Baja California
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Good place for the family

It is a nice place to take the family. There is a strip of stores before getting to the main attraction. They sell all kinds of traditional things at affordable pricing and there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Mireya C
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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our trip to la buffadora was part of an all day excursion from a cruise ship. La buffadora is an hour bus ride up into the mountains. The guide was, as can be expected, well informed and amusing. Once there, it's a few hundred meters of junk shops, leather goods stores, fake silver stalls and restaurants of questionable cleanliness. At... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

La Bufadora is a great natural phenomenon to see, that you can only see it in very few places in the world. But the place was very dirty, the people from the shops were all over you to the point that was vey annoying. Last visit from me to the place.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Instead of reserving an excursion on the cruise, we decided to take a shuttle to downtown. Once over there, there was a window that sold local tours to the "Blowhole" for $15 (with $5 coupon passed out by the tour guide). The attraction was amazing and there were a lot of shops on both sides of the walkway. The only... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't sure what to expect but Rigo, our tour guide was great. He was very informative, friendly & comical. He gave us a lot of history. La Bufadora may not be much to look at, but the scenic drive and destination is amazing. Beautiful area. Shopping was great if you know how to wheel n deal. I would definitely... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see the natural phenomenon of the waves shooting up through the rocks to a height of 100 feet. This was good but the walk to it and back was awful. The street is lined with stalls selling tacky souvenirs or unhealthy looking food. The vendors are pulling you towards there stalls and when you finally get away... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located at the end of the Punta Banda Peninsula just 21 miles south OF the city of Ensenada, (Baja California, Mexico) “La Bufadora”, one of the largest marine geysers in the world, is a one-of-kind, must-see demonstration of nature. The “blowhole” is a little out of the way, but if you love the sea and natural phenomena, go and enjoy... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely a tourist trap. Lots of shops and places for food and goods, plus you have to pay for parking. Then the scenic rocks and cliffs, and finally La Bufadora. But is it really with the long drive? Probably not.....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tony and Martha are very professional and caring. They provided a comfortable and exciting experience visiting Ensenada, Mexico. They ensure your visit is filled with knowledge and excitement and at the same time safe. They made us feel like a part of their family and culture. They kept us away from tourist traps and took us away from the regular... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Luigi & Eugenia are very professional and caring. They provided a comfortable and exciting experience visiting Ensenada, Mexico. They ensure your visit is filled with knowledge and excitement and at the same time safe. They made us feel like a part of their family and culture. Thank you so much to both and look forward to visiting Mexico on my... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a nice place to take the family. There is a strip of stores before getting to the main attraction. They sell all kinds of traditional things at affordable pricing and there are a couple of exhibits worth checking out. If you don't like the price you can always ask them to go lower and they will. You would... More 

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