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Extending more than 7.5 miles between Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, this is the longest bridge in the world that spans over ice-covered waters.
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Rota 16 | New Brunswick , Canada, Bayfield, New Brunswick N0M 1G0, Canada
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All reviews new brunswick prince edward island an engineering marvel nova scotia coming back northumberland strait speed limit both ways gateway village both sides great view two lane no charge concrete barriers sunny day take pictures great pictures
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It felt as if you were going the wrong way once you left Moncton. You seem to drive for ever and there are few signs indicating you are getting near the bridge. Finally you get there and the drive over the Confederation becomes anti-climatic.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kenh872
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It was on a Sunday morning when we drove through the Confederation Bridge. The Bridge was long and there was not much traffic on that day. Before we went to the bridge we eat and shop under the bridge. The small mall before the bridge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lopez P
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

The curved, 12.9 kilometre (8 mile) long bridge is the longest in the world crossing ice-covered water, and continues to endure as one of Canada's top engineering achievements of the 20th century. Definitely exciting crossing the bridge but not much of a view of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sidra1987
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We travelled across the Confederation Bridge a week ago in our 38" motorhome was very cool, what a structure, took a video of the crossing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kismutt
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We took the ferry from nova scotia to PEI. Then took bridge back .toll was $47 . It is an interesting bridge and certailny quick to get back to nova scotia

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank loraine01
Reviewed October 6, 2018

I always find it interesting to see anything that is 'the world's only' or ' world's longest' etc. So this is the world's longest bridge built over water. Nice looking bridge. Very simple design. Great views of it from the park in New Brunswick. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kristi W
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Just amazing driving over this great piece of architecture. The coastal views are amazing. In reality its just a bridge but a really long bridge! Got to see during low an high tide

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bradr879
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Longest in the world for this type of bridge so a must see if visiting New Brunswick. Unfortunately, unless you are in an SUV or van you will not see much as the sides of the bridge are as high as a car roof. Cool...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AlkarCruiseFans
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We crossed the bridge from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island. Before you go over the bridge make sure to take the turn off to Cape Jourimain, also signposted the last turnoff before the bridge. You will find an information centre, which provides an opportunity...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HSeeingtheworld
Reviewed September 21, 2018

As we were taking the ferry both ways we only made the trip to see the bridge. Really impressive. The area before the bridge is a nice place to shop and eat. I have driven across it in years gone by and was disappointed that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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pointallerton1
July 28, 2018|
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Response from michaelh409 | Reviewed this property |
You might mean "Shop & Play" a souvenir and dress-up shop.
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Petrina G
July 21, 2018|
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Response from michaelh409 | Reviewed this property |
Not a problem. Sitting high in an RV you'll have a great view, but watch the road, it's two way traffic.
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Paradise323196
March 19, 2017|
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Response from Caphley | Reviewed this property |
Bob, It's just a bridge. You can hardly see the water from the bridge anyways, as the barriers are pretty high when you "would be sitting lower in a car rather than a van".
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AlbertaMax
Alberta
3-4 nights in New Brunswick at end of September (3 Replies)
We are arriving via Confederation bridge from PEI and will be departing on ferry to Digby Nova Scotia. We want to see Hopewell Rocks, possibly Cape Enrage (while waiting for tides to go out again), St Andrews and Grand Mamam Island. Would you have a recommendation on where to stay in these 3 areas. We like Bed and Breakfasts or lodge/inn style accommodation. Bikes or kayaks on thistle or in the area might be nice to have. Are we missing something else that we should be stopping to see? ...More
July 24, 2018|
Response fromFamilyTripper2018|
Yes, the Fundy Trail Parkway. I like Magnetic Hill in Moncton. It is a silly thing though,
Backowitch
Port Elgin
Help with itinerary!!! (3 Replies)
My husband and I are planning on travelling from Southern Ontario to New Brunswick along the Fundy Coastal Drive and then into Nova Scotia to drive the Cabot Trail and if we have time take a Ferry to PEI and the Confederation bridge back towards Ontario. Our main focus of activities would be as scenic of a root we can get for the drive and anything outdoors from hiking to kayaking to whale watching, shopping at markets, and even a cooking class if we could find one. But, did I mention we have...More
April 28, 2010|
Response frompfound|
Do you actually leave Port Elgin on Aug 21st and arrive back in Port Elgin on Sep 5th? Are you planning on driving through the States one way and back through Canada the other? Are you interested in National Historic Sites such as the Fortress of Louisbourg or just outdoor activities? Cheers
tbugbc
Burnaby, Canada
Maritime Itinerary - 7 nights / 8 days (10 Replies)
We are a family of 4 (children 12 and 13) and are looking for advice in planning our driving tour of NS, PEI and NB. We like a variety of outdoor activities and cultural / recreational activities. This is what we have come up with so far but it needs some work. Appreciate all your help!. DAY DATE TO DO STAY TUES 08-Jul - arrive at 200pm - pickup car and drive to Peggy's Cove - dinner, back to Halifax - tour Halifax HALIFAX WED 09-Jul - drive to Lunenburg for early...More
April 05, 2014|
Response fromcbaarch|
hi a few comments: I assume you are flying from Vancouver in which case it looks like you will be taking the red-eye to Toronto then on to Halifax based on you arriving at 2:00 pm; if that is the case driving to Peggy's Cove is really optimistic if you get any jet lag. consider staying in Halifax and enjoy walking/ dining on the waterfront. Then a suggestion is to combine a trip to Peggy;s Cove with going to Lunenberg they are close together. Going to Lunenberg in the morning then Cape...More