Trou du Souffleur de Arahoho, Papeete

(2.8/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Get splashed by the waves at Trou du Souffleur de Arahoho, a strange geological highlight of Tahiti's coast. Long ago, liquid lava cut a tunnel through the volcanic rock of the coast here, which now allows seawater into its confined space. When a wave comes in, it gets trapped and is forced up and out through the "blowhole," spraying the surrounding area and looking much like a volcanic geyser. Stand on the viewing platform and get covered in the warm seawater as you snap photos of the impressive and unusual natural spectacle. Note that the attraction remains closed until early 2016. Put Trou du Souffleur de Arahoho and other Papeete attractions into our Papeete tour planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Although the place is being remodelled, it is very easy to park and walk to the blow hole. The best is to watch the reactions of unsuspecting visitors when the waves create the air flow and accompanyi...  more »
  • Another site that is easily accessed right off the main road. This one is kind of cool. There are holes in the volcanic shoreline that, when rushed by the incoming waves, generate of soft – very loud ...  more »
  • Tracey (of Unique Tahiti Tours) took us to this unexpected site covered with black volcanic rocks (reminding me of the island's origins) with a silver beach tucked in. But the blowhole was the excitin...  more »