Alofaaga Blowholes, Savai'i

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Created by a series of ancient lava tubes connected to the ocean below, Alofaaga Blowholes is a marvelous natural feature that occurs whenever waves break against the lower tube openings. Watch water spray upwards through these blowholes every few seconds and jet hundreds of feet into the air. Exercise caution when you visit and keep an eye on children, as the attraction is unfenced and the rocks are slippery. Locals often drop coconuts into the blowholes to send them flying. Use our Savai'i attractions planning website to arrange your visit to Alofaaga Blowholes and other attractions in Savai'i.
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  • Would be best on a high moon tide with a swell but still very cool to watch. The lava shoreline is quite spectacular. Allow plenty of time to drive around Savaii, its bigger than you think  more »
  • First time in my life I have seen something like this. The place is off the highway, needs a bit careful driving through narrow bushy trails. Before you go close to the holes you will see water sprink...  more »
  • We enjoyed this place, something really unique. There was a new toilet building added (2017) which was good. The humming or breathing rocks are really cool. Go with a local guide! The village collects...  more »
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  • Amazing! The water shoots way up high from this blowhole making a roaring sound it is great. The old man in the picture threw coconuts into the blowhole and it was almost like that got the blowhole got so furious it shot the coconut way up high. Great fun. A bit difficult to get to as the road is very narrow and gravelly but worth going to. Don't miss it!
  • Fantastic natural wonder, a must see when visiting Samoa! We were lucky to have a guide with us who was able to give us some history on this amazing structure!
  • - A bit of a challenge to get there via car; just drive slowly on the unpaved road. - Grab some coconuts from the roadside on your way to the blowhole. You can toss them in and watch them get spit back out of the blowhole, but be careful. Actually, you might want to just ask the locals to do that. - Inexpensive entry fee. - You can take a lunch and hang out there a bit; there are some areas where you can sit and enjoy the scenery.
  • Brill little natural wonder make sure you visit whilst visiting the islands
  • Good description I guess

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