The Blow Holes, Albany

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On a windy day, watch as the sea surges through the rock formations and forcefully spurts water through the granite cracks at The Blow Holes. Stand on the rocks to see the rugged coastline and windswept cliffs. Be careful, though, since the waves are wild and dangerous. Close by are the Gap (natural slit in the rock) and Natural Bridge, all part of a national park. Arrange your visit to The Blow Holes and discover more family-friendly attractions in Albany using our Albany trip planner .
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  • It would be best if this attraction was given some more detail at the signpost after we had parked our car as the number of steps are indicated but not the distance by the track. The blowholes were no...  more »
  • This is a long walk down some stairs and some paths with rocks. When we visited it was quite windy and cold and the waves were crashing in over the rocks. when we got to the blowholes they were blowin...  more »
  • This is one hell of a walk once you get out of your car, and if the blow-holes aren't blowing then it is a colossal waster of time. So make sure to talk to everyone coming up as you are going down - b...  more »

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