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La Bufadora

Punta Banda, Ensenada, Mexico
+52 646 107 2073
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Ensenada Shore Excursion: Blow Hole and La Bufadora Tour with Horseback Riding
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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.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“blow hole” (214 reviews)
“high tide” (40 reviews)
“churros” (56 reviews)
Punta Banda, Ensenada, Mexico
+52 646 107 2073
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you arrive at low tide the bufadora is disappointing. The short walk from the parking to the viewing area is mostly lined with harrassing shopowners/sales people with the same old pitch for their trinkets. You should time your visit when the tide is high.

Thank Kunaboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gorgeous natural blow hole - mesmerizing! We spent a good 30 minutes just watching and appreciating the beauty... Great places for photos too. We found fun fruit stands on the way home with lovely customer service and delicious tropical fruits we don't...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is amazing, the shops along your walk from parking to the blow hole are quaint and accommodating. The food, whether it is local and inexpensive, or mid-priced is good. I avoid the chain type food shops and prefer the local food. The walk...More

Thank Concepcion W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I might be a bit biased because I love just about anything involving the ocean. I really loved standing and watching the water below start forming and then hearing a low rumbling sound leading up to a gigantic eruption of water. You are able to...More

Thank Scott654321
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, it's a tourist spot.. but, it delivers. The shops actually have good deals in food and gifts, and the restaurants at the end have beautiful Ocean views with good food. I actually like mist of the Lobster dishes here better than in Puerto Nuevo!

Thank Q5036VFtonyb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is such an atmosphere at the Blow Hole. It sometimes takes a while to get the "special one" that goes sky high but definitely worth the wait. Plenty of Souvenir shopping coming back from La Bufadora also.

Thank edgeupsmg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were friendly and made us feel safe at all times, there were a range of experience levels and families with children as well. I would recommend this tour to anyone as it was an easy paddle and the views are worth it. The...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I had a great time. Shopping & eating tasty foods. Everything was pretty reasonable, as far as price. Nothing was too expensive. Alcohol was on hand, people walking around offering shots. The view of the ocean was nice at the very end....More

Thank fancyyIam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such beautiful views and fresh air, and seeing La Bufadora was such an amazing sight to see. The area accepts US dollars as well which is very convenient.

Thank HishamG96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not too far from downtown ensenada, safe, but make sure to ask for prices before you purchase anything. I learned the hard way after realizing the piña colada i had order cost me $250 pesos $14 us dollars.

Thank Juan P
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Marissa M
16 October 2017|
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Response from Francisco F | Reviewed this property |
I agree, I wouldn't spend too much time, as far as the shopping, you'll get better pricing if you haggle in downtown and that seems to be safer and much much better places to eat, go to la guerrerense cart for lunch or... More
Esther M
27 March 2017|
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Response from Amber R | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but I'd Google it to find out.