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Blow Hole Hummanaya, Dikwella

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Geologic Formation
A natural wonder in the middle of a rocky cliff, Blow Hole Hummanaya shoots seawater in the air with a loud whooshing audible from far away. Reputedly the second-largest blowhole in the world, this geyser-like spout can sometimes reach 30 m (100 ft). Snap pictures of the spray against a background of cliffs and the blue-green expanse of water. Onsite facilities include a tiny museum on marine life, restrooms, parking, food, drinks, and souvenirs. The hole blows year-round, but its force varies. Put Blow Hole Hummanaya into our Dikwella vacation trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Dikwella.
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  • We visited this on our way back from Kataragama. About 10 min walk on uneven steps so watch out. We visited this in April but the best time to visit would. be May to August as rough seas will blow lot...  more »
  • A must see. It is amazing to see the water spurt up like a fountain and to feel the spray on you. if you don't see the spray at first be patient wait for 15-20 minutes usually one will happen. carry c...  more »
  • It's ok. The walk to the blow golem was more scenic than the bliwhole itself. People have used the blowhole as a garbage dump, so it's intended purpose is lost. Also, there is a charge to enter said b...  more »