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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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  • I wasn't expecting to be as wowed as I was at this natural phenomenon. I'd seen it online but in front of me this place took on a whole new level of cool. we came at low tide so we're actually going b...  more »
  • The tides change 48' twice a day. Really something to see. We cruised to Canada and then took this land tour by bus. Very interesting and informative. The tour guide kept the whole bus entertained for...  more »
  • What you see depends on whether you visit near high or low tide. All tidal rivers flow in opposite directions depending on the state of the tide. What makes this different is that in these parts the t...  more »