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It’s a cool concept, this rivers flows in both directions depending on the tide. Interesting but you’ll never see it actually change directions for obvious reasons. When you go all you would see is a river flowing normally. That’s great if that’s all you want...More
Date of experience: February 2019
Nicole G, Tour Services Manager at Reversing Falls Rapids, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019
You CAN witness the river reversing. You need to time it correctly. 20 minutes before slack tide, during slack tide and the beginning of high tide. The first 20 minutes you will see it taking its natural flow to the ocean. The next 20 minutes...More
So essentially what you’re looking at is a whirl pool and a bit of an oddity where the river flows backwards depending on the tide. It is an interesting phenomenon however I wouldn’t pay to go into the museum to walk out over it when...More
As part of the Pink Bus HOHO tour we saw this nature stop, we were lucky that we went out first thing and were able to see the low tide and slack we were able to also perfectly time later in the day see the...More
Date of experience: October 2018
Nicole G, Tour Services/Front of House Manager at Reversing Falls Rapids, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019
Did you have a chance to eat at the restaurant or experience the Skywalk? There is an informational video explaining why it is called the Reversing Falls Rapids. There used to be a waterfall there, however since the sea levels have risen over the years,...More
Ok, first of all, let's be truthful. The use of Falls is in relation to Rapids, not waterfall. It's not a reverse waterfall.
In the song, I Can't Help Falling in Love With You, from the movie Blue Hawaii, Elvis Presley sang, "like a river...More
There are a couple easy ways to view the reversing falls. The easiest, least expensive way is to park in Wolastaq Park and walk over toward the Reversing Falls Restaurant and Skywalk. The second way is to actually patronize the Reversing Falls Restaurant or pay...More
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