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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  • Good time to go late Jan noone was there could of captured better photos but didnt stay long enough. Tide was low so blowholes didnt show off their signature pipes but was still worth it. Friendly own...  more »
  • The whole family enjoyed this. So much laughter was heard watching each other throw coconuts down the hole and watch them come flying back up into the air.  more »
  • The tide was low when we got there so we didn't have the best experience, although when the coconut was thrown in to the holes they flew out. Was pretty awesome. They flew up high whilst the tide was ...  more »
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  • Be warned the road in is very poor take it easy if you are in a small rental car. For my pennies worth the toll collectors should invest some of the income into both better sign posting and the road in.
  • A really impressive but a dangerous place too! Please be very careful because with high tide the waves can come and flood the whole area and flush you into the blowholes. I was very lucky and I survived it.
  • 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!
  • Awesome experience with the kids
  • - 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.
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