The Kudawella Blow Hole or Hoo Manaya is an wonderful, rare geological formation of nature. It's situated at the southern coast village in Sri Lanka named Kudawella. The Kudawella village name means small beach, it was unfortunately very badly hit in the Tsunami in 2004.
The blowhole itself is a natural crack in the rocks, and when the wind blows in the right direction the water shoots up the cliff and into the air The water shooted up above the cliffs in the monsoon seasons more than 30 M. The first part of the name Hoo-maniya comes from the wooshing sound of the water volume of sea water whistle through a natural fine hole from beneath a massive rock in the sea. Located on a rock about 40 ft above sea level. The Kudawella blow hole is most probably world highest blow hole.
Recommended review time for sightseeing: 1 h