I've been to La Bufadora twice, both on cruise ship excursions. The first was on the Bufadora/Wine Tasting tour - you took a bus, then had to walk through the guantlet of vendors to see the the blowhole. I hated that part, but if you like being seriously attacked by everyone and haggling for good deals, you'll love it. Plus the tides were not in our favor that day, so you finally got there and said, "this is it?" That trip was 1 star for me. The second excursion was a bus trip and then taking kayaks out to see it from the ocean. Better tides and no vendors. The tour guides were great, and we actually saw it spout pretty high, so I'd give this trip 4 stars. It's still a bit of a long bus trip though either way, maybe 45 minutes.
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