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Truro Tidal Bore Viewing Visitor Centre

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Not Boring

The lady that was working the information table was very knowledgeable. She was also helpful giving... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Chuck B
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Yuma, Arizona
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Nature showing what it WILL do

My friend and I wanted to see the result of the high tides in the Bay of Fundy. We ended up at the... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Rob S
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103 Tidal Bore Rd, Truro, Nova Scotia B6L 1T9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Got to see the afternoon tidal bore in the Bay of Fundy in Truro today. Was higher because we were close to the new moon (other high is full moon). The wave was bigger than I expected also because in Truro you're on a curve...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tidal bore is not super dramatic--not a tidal wave! But it is fascinating and worth seeing it startle the sea gulls and flood the river. Pretty fields & bird watching--and people watching. Kind of a festive scene. The woman at the desk was helpful....More

3  Thank landart
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

The lady that was working the information table was very knowledgeable. She was also helpful giving us information about the area and places to shop. She was a fountain of information regarding the tidal bore and the community in general. There's some interesting things going...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 7 June 2018

A great location to view the Tidal Bore and learn about the history and geology of the area. The visitor's center is nicely done.

Thank mandp2go
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Ample Parking, I have watched the Bore arrive here many times. Recommend going when the water is high and a Full or New Moon for the highest waves.

Thank billme2015
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Watching the water surge up the narrows at Truro was incredible. You must be there on time otherwise all you would see would be an empty or full inlet. The visitor center was not open on May 18.

2  Thank gordo653
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Good thing we went earlier in the day because the info centre is being built. We met some lovely people from Utah and western Canada and we all had a good laugh at just watching the water rise no big wave coming in.

Thank Mariane Y
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Wasn't impressed with this place.. I remember driving by as a kid and wondering if the old motel that used to sit on the property was haunted?? Now that it's tore down and gone it's a little more welcoming but there's certainly nothing to draw...More

1  Thank Sasha C
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We were surprised to see that there were quite a few people waiting to see this phenomenon. There is a small visitor centre with a very helpful lady, telling us approximately what time the tide would be coming in. When it was coming, she stepped...More

3  Thank chrisKelowna_BC
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

My friend and I wanted to see the result of the high tides in the Bay of Fundy. We ended up at the Tidal bore in Truro while it was still warm and pleasant weather. We set our lawn chairs out and waited for the...More

2  Thank Rob S
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Macky C
17 July 2018|
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Response from will5822017 | Reviewed this property |
If you google Truro tidal bore, the town of Truro has a website about it. And on their home page there's a link to the Gov of Canada tide information for that site. It changes from day to day by almost an hour (2 high... More
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birdwife
23 September 2017|
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Response from 1zJAY | Reviewed this property |
The levels go up and down EVERYDAY they are controled by the effect of the moon not the Tourist season!
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Pat G
7 August 2017|
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Response from Smeltzers | Reviewed this property |
Aug 21: 2:33 am and 2:57 pm Aug 22: 3:20 am and 3:45 pm
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