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Address: 200 Bridge Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 7Y9, Canada
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Fascinating geological phenomena, if NOT into such things probably worth skipping. Need to go at high tide

Very interesting for our group. The high tide of the Bay of Fundy causes the river flow to reverse as the water from the Bay is forced upstream - this will cause a cascade to form... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting for our group. The high tide of the Bay of Fundy causes the river flow to reverse as the water from the Bay is forced upstream - this will cause a cascade to form in the reverse direction of the natural waterflow. However, if this description doesn't interest you - don't go! You will only see a cascade... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

When visiting Saint John, it is a must. With the new restaurant and the new visitors outlook opening next year it is an experience you will never forget.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Really check the times to be there- we were too late? and all we saw was swirling water. Instead of relying on the hotel staff for info, check elsewhere like a tourist information booth to get the correct times to be there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

We didn't get to see anything actually reversing, but did see a seal attempting to swim against the current and get upstream, which it eventually did. There were also some water birds on rocks, just hanging out. The water makes very interesting swirling patterns, too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

If you want to witness an amazing natural wonder then you have to see the reversing falls in St. John to believe it! It is a spectacular sight to see! I would recommend it to any nature lover to see this in person, you will not be disappointed!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

You need to double-back to the falls, say six hours or so after your first visit, so you can see the tide reversing. The paper plant mars the pastoral scenery, but the beauty is undeniable, and the force of the water stunning.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

For years I've been intrigued by the name... kids always begged me to go. Finally after many trips to the area, we went. I think the kids expected Niagara Falls flowing upward. Of course it isn't. I enjoyed it, because I knew what to expect. But even if you perfectly time your arrival with a change in tides, expect to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

If you wanna see effects of tides on water level close to the coast, I think this is one of the best place. Semi-diurnal (twice a lunar day) tides' cause the falls to occur in both directions as the river/bay undergoes through high tide and low tides twice a day. Isn't that awesome?

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

If your in town it is a great attraction to visit. Pretty cool to see and a great location minutes from downtown.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

I wasn't expecting to be as wowed as I was at this natural phenomenon. I'd seen it online but in front of me this place took on a whole new level of cool. we came at low tide so we're actually going back first thing in the morning to see it at high tide. our boys ages 8 & 10... More 

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