Trou du Souffleur, Saint-Leu

4.5
#1 of 7 in Nature in Arrondissement of Saint-Paul
Observe the natural spectacle of Trou du Souffleur, where sea water bursts out and up into the air from an opening in a cave under the waves. This natural curiosity and the hypnotizing sound of the crushing surf will lull you. The height and volatility of the jet depend on the weather and the tide. The island's coast owes this special feature to its volcanic origin, namely to lava tubes. Make Trou du Souffleur part of your personalized Saint-Leu itinerary using our Saint-Leu trip planner.
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  • We were lucky to catch this just at the right time of day about 8.30 am on a sunny day so that when the waves hit the rocks and came up a rainbow appeared every time. The power from the waves...  more »
  • It is ok to visit when there are strong waves in order to see it in it's most splendour! Is very close to St Leu, Kelonia museum and Salt Museum. Is the king of place that you enjoy for a doezen or...  more »
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