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Reviewed October 30, 2016

My stay at Tidal Bore Rafting cottages was not flawless but not terrible. The biggest concern was the hygienic situation in the chalet. The rug in the living room had not been vacuumed, nearly every window sill had a large amount dead house flies collected on / around it. Cob webs could be seen in every room of the chalet....

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Tidal Bore R, Owner at Tidal Bore Rafting Resort, responded to this review

Hi there and thanks for taking the time to provide this feedback. We appreciate it and use all guest comments to make the resort better. The unit (a Russian pine chalet) was swept for all flies the day of your arrival (which illustrates how fast they come back in a log home, particularly when the unit is warmed up) and...

Reviewed September 30, 2016

I stayed here for two nights with my parents, husband and our two small children. Although the property has lots of potential, we were very disappointed with the management. Despite the stated senior rate online, they refused to offer this to my parents. Our towels were dirty and when we requested new ones, they never arrived. We had to actually...

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Tidal Bore R, Owner at Tidal Bore Rafting Resort, responded to this review

Per your comments, we have updated our website to ensure that future travellers know that we are not like a traditional hotel and travellers should be aware we offer fully equipped/self-sufficient cottages in a natural and private setting with new linens, cookware, heat pumps, bedding drapery bbq, HDTV, and high speed Internet. We have also made it more visible on...

Halifax
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Friends and I just returned from Tidal Bore Rafting Resort. We used this as our weekend accommodations while playing golf in the area. This 5 bedrooms, fully furnished cabins are an excellent choice for a corporate function or a get away with friends and family. There are 5 bedrooms (2 with en-suite baths, plus another 4 piece bath and two...

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Massachusetts
Reviewed September 25, 2016

What an awesome experience! The family loved it! Such a unique way to experience and view the tidal bore. Not like river rafting, where as you hold on as a similar kind of boat but with a motor does laps through a variety of waves created from the advancing of the tidal bore, river current and sand bars. From what...

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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

What a blast. Wilson was our guide and we had the pleasure of his mother and aunt being on the trip with us. They were a hoot. We didn't expect this much fun. We did the two hour trip and I am glad we didn't take the four hour trip. Our hands and arms were tired from holding on. Wilson...

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tidalborer, Owner at Tidal Bore Rafting Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Tidal Bore Rafting Resort! I'm glad you enjoyed your rafting experience with us and we hope to see you again soon. All the best, Steve Elder, President/Owner

Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time on the river out with a bachelor part. Our raft captain was a wicked guy and extremely knowledgeable. We stayed two nights in the cabins on site and had a great time. Very peaceful, good price, and great hospitality, the owner introduced himself personally and mad us feel at home. Would definitely recommend for groups of...

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Truro, Canada
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

I've been rafting quite a few times (summer tradition), but our trip out with Wilson as our guide was the best so far! He checked in with everyone in the boat at the start of the trip for what kind of experience we'd prefer, and did a fantastic job of fulfilling the wishes for an EXTREME! trip. Lots of interesting...

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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect when I decided to do this with my family. It was so much fun and can't wait to do it again! Our guide was Mike Paul and he was so much fun! I even fell out of the raft lol, but he made sure I got back in. We went during extreme tides, my...

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Moncton, Canada
Reviewed August 25, 2016

We stayed here one night, spacious cottage, we were 6 people that stayed at the cottage, sofa bed not comfortable, not an easy place to find and owners not great at giving directions, I recommend it but find the place during day light, street is a dirt road and sign is dark with gold writing, really hard to find. But...

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Licia E, Owner at Tidal Bore Rafting Resort, responded to this review

Hi Jo-Anne Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback. We are surprised that you had a hard time finding us. Directions are quite clear on our Web site and on Google maps. We are 10km North of Exit 10 on the East side of a main Hwy (215). One turn off the main highway from Halifax or Truro, and...

Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Attended for a Bachelorette Party and went rafting we rented out the 5 bedroom chalet. Rafting drivers were amazing and had a great time. The chalet was huge with tons of bathrooms and showers/tubs, more than enough seating for everyone with a wonderfully large great room for entertainment. Campfire pit handy but will need your own camping chairs. Ran into...

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tidalborer, Owner at Tidal Bore Rafting Resort, responded to this review

Hi Kourteneay - first of all, thanks for taking the time to provide feedback. We take all feedback seriously and it helps us improve the Resort. You and I discussed these issues and we provided a goodwill refund for the rafter that did not participate, and an extra goodwill amount. My contact information for any issue is posted on our...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the adventure of a lifetime on the Shubenacadie River and see the Bay of Fundy tides in action. Visit the home of the world's highest tides. Join the Tidal Bore Rafting Resort for our 31st year of tidal bore rafting in Nova Scotia. Our cozy pine & cedar 1, 2, and 5 bedroom cottages are open year round for your enjoyment. Selected as one of the top five rivers in Canada by Lonely Planet, the Shubenacadie River and Tidal Bore Rafting Resort are awesome places to raft, vacation and host a special occasion or corporate meeting. We offer rafting trips and family adventure vacations that are second to none. Enjoy our 180 acres of wilderness seclusion, only an hour from downtown Halifax. Four seasons resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tidal Bore Rafting Resort

Address: 12215 Highway 215, Urbania, Nova Scotia B0N 2H0, Canada (Formerly Shubenacadie Tidal Bore Rafting Park and Cottages)
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Urbania
Price Range: $106 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“If you have a large group, the large Chalet was Amazing. Very economical too!”
 of 5 bubbles 102allisons, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“The outdoor showers are much better for pressure than the indoor when we went. Your guide will survey the group he has and operate the zodiac accordingly.”
 of 5 bubbles BernieP50, Sep 2, 2012 | Read review
“We only did rafting, we didn't stay in cottages”
 of 5 bubbles Janna64, Jul 21, 2012 | Read review
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