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Address: 200 Bridge Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 7Y9, Canada
Phone Number: 18664638639
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Interesting phenomena!

Not really a "reversing waterfall" but rather a reversing of the water flow through the river. It is really interesting to see the change from outgoing to incoming with the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Regina, Canada
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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not really a "reversing waterfall" but rather a reversing of the water flow through the river. It is really interesting to see the change from outgoing to incoming with the change of the tidal flow. It is worth the effort to see the water from both the higher viewpoint (official site) and the lower one which is farther down and... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The term falls is a bit of a misleading description, but the water does flow both-ways and the rapids are amazing. The powerboats are scary and thrilling. I have been heremany times and the flow of water at low tide is amazing,Check it out when the tide is coming in and the river and bay clash and the falls reverse...rapids.

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Belleville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Take time to get closer. The stairs going down the embankment are well maintained and fairly easy to negotiate. Once near the base you can really appreciate the power of the ocean tide which exerts a push-pull on the mouth of the river. The eddies and whirlpools make you glad you're not in the river.

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Destrehan, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Olive, our private guide with Dave's Taxi Tours, took us to this spot in the morning and in the afternoon so that we could see the water rushing in each direction. She pointed out the seals snacking on the fish in the afternoon. So glad we were so fortunate to witness this beautiful place.

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Saint John, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An excellent view of Saint John can be had from here and the nearby Wolostok Park is quite neat (and free). Would be much more amazing if the eye-sore of a pulp mill was not there. If you are in Saint John you might as well check it out.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very interesting sight to see both at low and high tides. Many tours available to take you the 20 minutes to the viewing area. A must see in Saint John.

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Chandlers Ford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a day in St John on a recent cruise. Nice, hot day so we walked out to the Reversing falls/rapids which took around an hour each way. I can see that in full flow this must be worth seeing. We should have checked the tide times because when we got there nothing much was happening. Our bad. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on our tour. It was low tide and the violence of the water going out into the bay was something to behold. Great photo op!

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You just have to see it to believe it. The sheer volume of water moving is amazing. To the left is a zip line. We noticed it too late to go.

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Ashland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While on a Cruise stop over in Saint John on Sept 14th we had booked a tour w/Dave's Taxi tour Guy's and our first stop was the Reversing Falls, natural phenomenon. At the time we saw some rapids and small whirlpools, the tide was about half way out. It was very interesting, we would have love to seen it at... More 

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