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Reversing Falls Rapids

200 Bridge Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 7Y9, Canada
+1 866-463-8639
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“high tide” (168 reviews)
“reversing falls” (260 reviews)
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200 Bridge Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 7Y9, Canada
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+1 866-463-8639
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1 - 10 of 985 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Do not miss this! We were fortunate to see both high and low tides. A visit is not complete without seeing this remarkable phenomenon. Over 160 billion tons of water move in and out of the Bay of Fundy, every day, twice a day!!

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took a tour of the highlights of St John. I would not recommend this. I understand the phenomenon, but it is loaded with buses and tourists. Also there is a huge paper mill sitting at the confluence. I would skip the whole thing.

Thank Dianna C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Calm to calamity in a matter of hours. Mind boggling experience. We visited in the morning and returned six hours later. This is a must do experience.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed the falls, should be called rapids instead of falls. To truly get the overview you need to visit at low tide and again at high tide.

Thank Deb10557
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took a reversing falls boat trip from Harbour side. $30 each. The greek guy selling tickets told us how fantastic it was going to be for one hour. We returned back after 40 mins having just had a geography lesson, when asked the "guide"...More

Thank mcnulty
Reviewed 5 days ago

We hired Dave's Taxi. We were taken here first thing. Then after five hours our driver brought us back again. That allowed us to see the rapids going both directions. With most tours you only get one chance to view this which doesn't give you...More

1  Thank bczican
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our Aquila Tour guide did a wonderful job of explaining the Reversing Falls but to really understand it, you have to go at different times of day according to the tides. We were on a Photography tour from a cruise ship, so understandably our time...More

Thank PasssionateTraveler
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped on our way home. Nice parking area to view the falls. Rapids visible even an hour after high tide.

Thank corinne353
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took a private tour here in the morning at low tide and then in the afternoon at high tide...it actually goes both ways and is remarkable...enjoyed taking pictures here.

Thank lanzie99
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We toured with Freedom Tours and were very impressed by the reversal of the falls between our two visits. Such a contrast! In the early morning, very little water movement, by our afternoon return, rapids were reversed. Had a great and interesting tour.

Thank CV303
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lcumpire
28 May 2017|
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Response from Lynn C | Reviewed this property |
There is a walk way path from the cruise ship but it deosnt go all the way to the falls but u can walk on the side of the road i did it last year and to get back to town would be the same walk back to your cruise ship
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ReiKakinuma
11 November 2016|
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Response from Stiegjl | Reviewed this property |
I did not book thru the cruiseline, but the tour companies know what time the ship leaves
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EDian831
25 September 2016|
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Response from Tricia B | Reviewed this property |
I thought Hopewell rocks was the better of the two. Reversing falls is cool, but to see it at its best you have to time it completely correct. Hopewell rocks are similar with having to look at the time, but it has a lot... More
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