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“Blowholes visit April 2014” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Blow Holes

Blow Holes
Ranked #30 of 167 things to do in Grand Cayman
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Owner description: The water pressure in underwater caverns causes a large geyser to spray high out of the water.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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“Blowholes visit April 2014”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

If you are driving around Grand Cayman, then you need to make the photo op stop at the blowholes (holes in the ironshore that crashing waves blow 15-30 foot tall "geysers" through). Not necessarily worth a trip in itself, but if you are passing by then stop and take photos. Blow holes used to be more prolific and dramatic before storms plugged some of them up. Still worth a photo stop though. Wear sturdy shoes because you need to walk over ironshore to get to them.

Visited April 2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

Bad weather cancelled our scuba for the day so we rented a car & drove to the blowhole. Took about 40 minutes to get there from Georgetown. The road runs close to the beach most of the way. Be careful on the roundabouts as one of them is confusing and you can easily exit off toward the center of the island in which you will have to turn around to get back on the correct road.

At the blowhole there is a small shack and sign on the far side of the road from the beach. No one there as the weather was bad. We did not see any restrooms, snack bars, or handicap access there. The walk down the stairs from the side of the road to the beach is also not that great. The last stair had been eroded by seawater & rocks were stacked to compensate for the stair.

You can see the blow hole from the road but getting close was best for good photos.

Overall the Blow hole was worth seeing if you have transportation and time to kill.

Visited April 2014
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Florida
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“Worth a stop for a great photo!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2014 via mobile

So cool to see! Very awesome photos! Watching the water spray up is very cool and the lava rock is very cool to walk out on.

Visited February 2014
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Cincinnati, OH
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“Worth a stop--good photo opp”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

Bring a few dollars with you for a tip--there's a local who calls himself a "tour guide" and he will share information and take your photo--he's good at knowing where to tell you to stand and waiting for the water to spray up when taking photos.

Visited March 2014
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Avon, Ohio
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“Fun Stop While Touring the Island”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2014

We visited the Blow Holes while touring the island by rental car on a Sunday which worked out very well as most things were closed, outside of the tourist oriented establishments, making driving on the left hand side, with the many roundabouts, more manageable. Located on Sea View Road 3.8 miles (6.1k) past its intersection with Frank Sound Road (the turn-off for the QE II Botanical Gardens), this was an enjoyable stop while touring the island. Parking is on the north side, opposite the steps down to the beach. Even though the ocean was calm in Seven Mile Beach when we left, here waves crashed into the rock tubes and up through the opening in the top making a geyser of water in dramatic fashion on a very regular basis. The area is quite picturesque and there is nothing stopping one from getting a close look but be careful not to get too close as the rock gets slippery and rouge waves sometimes reach far up the beach. We probably spent more time here, enjoying the Blow Holes and the view, than we did at the similar Spouting Horn on Kauai. This is a must see stop while touring the island.

Visited December 2013
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