Reversing Falls Rapids, Saint John

3.4
Witness the phenomenon of Reversing Falls Rapids on the Saint John River. Caused by the highest tides in the world in the Bay of Fundy, the river flow reverses and causes the "rapids." You can view the falls twice a day at low and high tide from the Fallsview Park viewpoint, on the Reversing Falls Bridge, or another vantage point that offers a bird's-eye view of the river gorge. Visit the information center near the viewpoint for a presentation about the phenomenon. Plan to visit Reversing Falls Rapids during your Saint John vacation using our convenient Saint John vacation app.
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  • This is well worth a visit to see the the power of nature. The tide absolutely rips through a narrow gorge and the ferocity is quite mesmerising. It was foggy when we visited and visibility was...  more »
  • We got here from the Big Pink Hop on Hop Off Bus . It was very busy with tourist. There are plenty of boards to explain the phenomenon caused by the Bay of Fundy and the Saint John River. Its to do...  more »
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  • Unless you can go at low tide and high tide, you basically need to take their word for it
  • The view was amazing and the sign has an ok explanation. The lookout from down below was cool to watch from but the stairs and trail may need to be rethought over because when it rains it is not the best to down to.
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