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Reversing Falls, Saint John

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Witness the phenomenon of Reversing Falls 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. Add Reversing Falls to your Saint John travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Saint John trip itinerary builder.
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  • We saw it twice at the beginning and end of our tour of St John. It was one of the reasons to take the tour of the city. I have always heard of it. I am glad we got to see it. We then went to the Bay ...  more »
  • After reading about the Reversing Falls on the internet we decided to go look at this natural wonder. It has a less than inviting viewing are and an ugly factory across the river. Not impressed.  more »
  • Very interesting for our group. The high tide of the Bay of Fundy causes the river flow to reverse as the water from the Bay is forced upstream - this will cause a cascade to form in the reverse direc...  more »