Hummanaya / Kudawella Blow Hole, Dikewella, Sri Lanka: Hear The Roar & Feel The Spray!

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Hummanaya / Kudawella Blow Hole, Dikewella, Sri Lanka: Hear The Roar & Feel The Spray!

On our way from Galle to Tissamaharama, our driver suggested that we drive by Dikewella to see probably the world’s highest blow hole, the Hummanaya Blow Hole.

At the entrance of the Hummanaya Blow Hole, the first thing that caught my eye was the huge rib of a blue whale!

Bones of blue whale at entrance of Hummanaya Blow Hole - SGD 2 for entrance fee
Bones of blue whale at entrance of Hummanaya Blow Hole – SGD 2 for entrance fee

After paying a nominal fee of S$2 at the ticket counter, we had to trek about 20minutes to see the Hummanaya Blow Hole. As it wasn’t the right season, the height of the spray was not as high as some had mentioned (about 120feet). Nevertherless, it was awesome to hear the pressure build up like rumbling thunder, the hissing sound of the spray, and feeling the cool spray on your skin on a hot day!

Hummanaya Blow Hole
Hummanaya Blow Hole

Progression of Hummanaya Blow hole
Progression of Hummanaya Blow hole

Progression of Hummanaya Blow hole 2
Progression of Hummanaya Blow hole 2

Progression of Hummanaya Blow hole 3
Progression of Hummanaya Blow hole 3

Progression of Hummanaya Blow hole 4
Progression of Hummanaya Blow hole 4

This happens every 10 to 15 minutes depending on wind direction and level of water, so get your camera ready for the perfect shot of the Hummanaya Blow Hole! :)

In addition, you can really hear the roar of the blow hole as the pressure builds up! Not only that, the spray can also be felt! Talk about 4D experience!

So remember, the next time you make a trip from Galle to Tissamaharama while on a trip in Sri Lanka, why not make a trip to Hummanaya Blow Hole as well? It will definitely be an unforgettable experience!

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Hummanaya Blow hole Dikewella Sri Lanka

Hummanaya Blow hole Dikewella Sri Lanka

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2 Comments on Hummanaya / Kudawella Blow Hole, Dikewella, Sri Lanka: Hear The Roar & Feel The Spray!

  1. Hummanaya or blow hole is unique geological phenomenon that makes a beautiful fountain. The best time to see it in great force is the months from April to November. During this period the water is pushed up to 30 meters.

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