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Reversing Falls

200 Bridge Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 7Y9, Canada
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
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“high tide” (177 reviews)
“reversing falls” (267 reviews)
“slack tide” (39 reviews)
200 Bridge Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 7Y9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple message, ..., great ambiance but horrible horrible service and terrible food! Extremely expensive for the quality of food! Honestly stay away!

Thank Angie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an absolute must see if you are here. Of course timing is the most important thing in order to catch high and low tides (6 hours apart). This was truly a breathtaking experience and I was fortunate enough to be able to catch...More

Thank Dana J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a good lunch but the chowder was in a large fancy bowl and a small amount. I had to ask for a roll or bread.it's very pricey. Coffee $2.50 and all desserts were $10. Service good.

Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reversing falls is well worth checking out around high tide. The area has lots of information about the ancient history of the area and provides nice views. There’s a nice walking/running/cycling path from downtown much of the way there.

Thank ThreeFromVancouver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will not be thrilled if you come here at the wrong time. The reversing rapids occur when the water from the bay and the water from the river are at different heights thus causing the best rapids action. Check the tide schedule before coming...More

Thank Gene N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For anyone who hears about Reversing Falls and expects to see a waterfall which changes direction, this will be a huge disappointment. On the other hand, if you want to see the sheer power of the sea pushing a big river back upstream, there is...More

1  Thank signindoc
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is beautiful I like anything nature. Unless someone tells you the falls should be going to other direction you wouldn't know it. We saw most of the tide come in and go out which is what the reverse is all about. It's neat.

Thank diner421141
Reviewed 5 November 2017

You have to go when tide coming in and then return for when tide going out in order to view both times both different but wonderful act of nature.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We were on a cruise that stopped in Saint John's, New Brunswick. We took a Hop on and Hop Off Bus Tour of City and Rapids. Unfortunately, the rapids only reverse twice a day and it wasn't while we were in port. The tide was...More

Thank sandylovesCT
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

So close to Earl of Leinster B&B that we went at low tide and slack tide and high tide— Great and amazing to see.

Thank suzannesg
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28 May 2017|
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Response from Lynn C | Reviewed this property |
There is a walk way path from the cruise ship but it deosnt go all the way to the falls but u can walk on the side of the road i did it last year and to get back to town would be the same walk back to your cruise ship
11 November 2016|
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Response from Stiegjl | Reviewed this property |
I did not book thru the cruiseline, but the tour companies know what time the ship leaves
25 September 2016|
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Response from Tricia B | Reviewed this property |
I thought Hopewell rocks was the better of the two. Reversing falls is cool, but to see it at its best you have to time it completely correct. Hopewell rocks are similar with having to look at the time, but it has a lot... More