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Bay of Fundy

Broderick Lane | 5 Islands Nova Scoia, New Brunswick, Canada
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Ranked #5 of 262 Attractions in New Brunswick
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching, Kayaking, White-water rafting
Owner description: Magnificent eco-system encompasses natural beauty, dramatic seascapes, abundance of marine life and, on its eastern end, the highest tides in the... more » Owner description: Magnificent eco-system encompasses natural beauty, dramatic seascapes, abundance of marine life and, on its eastern end, the highest tides in the world. « less
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Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Finally, after all those geography classes in high school with Ms. Mackenzie-Gray, I'm here! My first Bay of Fundy impression was an advertisement of two people in orange kayaks. Since that day, I wanted to make the trek over and kayak at low tide through the lovely natural landmarks. The drive was long due to the downpour and my cell... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This was by far one of the most visually stunning places I've ever been, period....we drove from Halifax towards Maitland and down a long farm strewn road to Burntcoat Park overlooking Cobequid Bay on the Nova Scotia side of the Bay of Fundy. This park was very unassuming, with a modest lighthouse, specimen trees and signage pointing you to the... More

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Victoria, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This is a wonder to behold ... Check the tides before you go , to get the most out of your trip . I don't think pictures or descriptions do this justice ... You have to see it . Plan a couple of hours to explore ... More time would be better .

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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23 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The entire area is ruled by the tide tables as the vast tidal volume moves thru the bay twice a day. The sight of boats high and dry at low tide is iconic.

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Mid Florida, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

You must witness this place when the tides are at their extremes! During low tide, you can walk on the ocean bottom. This was truly a once in a life time experience. I recommend seeing both low time and high tide. The people in the area are friendly and the food is great; mostly seafood, lobster being the big draw.... More

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Spent a couple of hours walking the ocean floor at low tide, accessing the area from Burntcoat Park on the Nova Scotia side. Would have loved to stay the day and watch the tide come in but if one had to choose, low tide experience was the best.

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THETFORD CENTER
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We took a family trip in June and our first stop was the Bay of Fundy and the National Park. What a beautiful spot! The people are helpful and friendly and the local food was great! Always go with the local items! We had a great time, even in the rain. The mist mixed with the craggy coast line and... More

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Gambo, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We visited Hopewell Rocks, Bay of Fundy this morning. It was certainly worth the visit. It was amazing to walk on the ocean floor and look up at all the rocks knowing that in three or four hours the tide will rise 45 feet. The walk to the rocks is very peaceful, and mostly gently downhill. If you suffer from... More

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ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It's 8:00 am on the Bay of Fundy. Kayaking at high tide is exciting as THE TIDE DROPS THE water level 30 feet. At low tide you then walk on the ocean floor. The only place in the world to give this experience !

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Panama City, Panama
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122 reviews 122 reviews
35 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Although the Bay of Fundy is listed by TA as being in New Brunswich, the south shore in Nova Scotia and that's where I toured. Due to limited time I contacted Bob Davison of Halifax Shore Excursions a he gave me an excellent, very knowledgeable tour. I got to see Halls Harbour and Evangeline Beach at both high and low... More

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