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It happened that when we stopped, it was slack tide, so we didn't get to experience the reversing falls. The staff was extremely nice and helpful. i wish we could have stayed... read more

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Matthews, North Carolina
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Matthews, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It happened that when we stopped, it was slack tide, so we didn't get to experience the reversing falls. The staff was extremely nice and helpful. i wish we could have stayed until the tide started to come in as it looked very interesting.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

....the view is spoilt by a hideous factory on the other side of the river. You need to make sure you are there at the right times to see the reversing Rapids but you can get that info in the town centre before you go. It is a ten minute taxi ride from the centre to get there..

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Thank Tony H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I think the key to appreciating Reversing Falls is knowing that it's not a waterfall, but rapids. The direction of the river appears to reverse as the tide comes in. People who live near tidal rivers aren't going to see anything they haven't seen before. That said, we enjoyed a little trip to Fallsview Park and the pretty view from... More 

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Gold Beach, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hiked down the stairs to see the. Reversing Rapids and went up the river to the park overlooking the river and reversing falls - good places to watch the whirling waters.

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Thank Alison S
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

go for low tide and it is amazing to see water working against itself and then go again at slack tide a few hours later, you won't believe your eyes!!

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even though we were not able to see the Reversing Rapids during high tide, it still was an interesting place to visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was very interesting to see the effects of the tides in St John. The Reversing Falls takes only a few minutes to see and is well worth it. We found the visitor centre the ideal place to view this river rain or shine.

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

It only takes a few minutes, but it was lots of fun. Remember to explain to the kids how a car works and what normally happens when you put a car in neutral at the bottom of a hill.

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Saint Thomas, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Compared to other sights in the area, it was a little disappointing. It's really just a rapid that appears during low tide.

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The reversing falls - or, more accurately, reversing rapids - are interesting to observe; good for a quick look at least to say you've been there.

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