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It's possible to see the incoming tide at the Tidal Interpretive Centre at South Maitland. The staff there were very helpful and informative and the viewing platform makes a great... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2015
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

I am unfamiliar with tides and was traveling from Halifax to Moncton. We heard of impressive tides in and around the Bay of Fundy and decided to pop into a tide site to check it out. We were near the South Maitland river, there was a well developed observation deck over the river. People were starting to gather. We learned... More 

Thank Charles C
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

It's possible to see the incoming tide at the Tidal Interpretive Centre at South Maitland. The staff there were very helpful and informative and the viewing platform makes a great place to view the 'bore'. A fantastic spectacle to watch and if you're brave there's tidal rafting too!

Thank Dilly4472
Shubenacadie, Canada
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Reviewed 7 April 2015

You can enjoy 12 - 14' tides in the Village of Shubenacadie - you can do Tidal Bore Rafting in Maitland on the Shubie River as well as Mudsliding - watch the Tidal Bore flow in from South Maitland Look Off

1 Thank GedStone
Victoria, BC
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68 reviews
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

What an amazing ecosystem. Red cliffs, thick mud and eye-popping tidal bores during the flood tide. . . which is especially prominent during the full moon (and I think just slightly less spectacular during the new moon). There are several rafting companies located near Maitland (only about an hour from Halifax) that will take you out to give you the... More 

2 Thank rsklama
Poplar WI
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Reviewed 1 August 2012

What an experience! Our family of 4 thoroughly enjoyed this ride. Our guide, Chelsey, was incredible! Her knowledge of the river, ability to ride the rapids, and great personality made the ride top-notch! She was especially great with our boys and the other kids in the zodiac, ensuring all were having a great time. Get ready to get wet, and... More 

1 Thank Werners F
Creighton Saskatchewan Canada
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Reviewed 15 September 2011

We went on Saturday, July 30th and it was an "extreme" tide day. Our guide was Al, and he was great! the waves were big and rough, we had a couple of headbangers in the boat. Mud Sliding and River Floating completed the morning. Fed as many burgers, dogs, potato chips and pop we could ingest. From start to finish,... More 

4 Thank Bat-S-Crazy59
cincinnati ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2011

We arrived outside of Maitland just as the tide was rising. As we crossed over the bridge the river bed was dry with a few puddles here and there. By the time we parked our car at the Observation Point and walked to the observation deck, the tide was rapidly rising. Then, the river rafters came for a thrill ride.... More 

2 Thank Pato9779
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 22 July 2011

If you are up for a bit of adventure, ride the tidal bore on a zodiac with Subenacadie River Runners in Maitland, Nova Scotia. Our guide, Miranda, was extremely competent. She was very concerned about safety but at the same time really wanted everyone to "experience" the best of the tidal bore and the accompanying waves. Wow, Miranda knows her... More 

4 Thank ztif4
New York
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Reviewed 31 July 2010

We rafted with "Shubenacadie Tidal Bore Rafting Park" and stayed in their cottages one night. The rafting was a highlight of the whole 2-week vacation. Definitely recommend doing that--it's fun, you all get wet, but it's not so dangerous that you need to worry. I had 2 12-year-old boys and they loved it. The staff are fantastic. The cottages there... More 

11 Thank CAisMyTrueHome

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