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Reversing Falls Rapids: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed yesterday

It might be good if you could spend enough time to see the rapids reverse. Either they will be reversing, going out to sea or calm during the 20 minutes it starts to reverse.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Chuck G
Reviewed yesterday

We went for both tides about an hour before peak. We walked to all of the overlooks and saw otters, ducks and amazing water flow. This was so fun to watch.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank pppylv29
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is an area in ST John Canada where you can view this phenomenon of the reversing tides at Fallsview park where you can observe the reversing tides. Each 6 hrs and 5 minutes the water tides change from high to low and the huge...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank GARY W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately we were there during a big storm and so we didn’t stay long. Got out long enough to take photos and we weren’t able to make it back later in the day. It is such a cool concept though. On a beautiful day we...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jgifas
Reviewed 4 days ago

St John has one of the biggest tidal ranges in the world and the reversing effect is seen when the force of the incoming tide cancels out the normal flow of the river. We were on a hop on hop off bus tour which unfortunately...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Peeceecee
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Hop On Hop Off Bus has a stop at the Reversing Falls Rapids. Our guide seemed to be quite surprised that she had passed by an hour before our tour and on our tour and there was nothing going on at the rapids. I...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TahitiZ
Reviewed 5 days ago

It wasn't my favorite but you should do it once. The film was informative and all the staff wonderful. The best part was watching a person take a single passenger against the current. The elderly man looked like he completed an item on his bucket...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank V3606LDsharons
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on our own from our cruise ship. The local information desk at the port told us this was a must see and we could walk it. Well after an exhausting 1/1/2 hour hike we made it. Then we found out that the "reversing'...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rbben
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Saint Johns New Brunswick then don't miss this event at high or low tide. Good view from either side fo the bridge. More fun and relaxing from the Reversing Fall Restaurant.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unusual tide pull that could bring anything down into the depths! There are viewing areas on both sides of the river, Even if you aren't able to go at tide change, it is a powerful water scene. Helpful signage explains what happens and gives...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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553tenar
23 July 2019|
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Response from Nicole G | Property representative |
Yes. There is an area at the end of the street.
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Gregarious50
7 July 2019|
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Response from PaulO620 | Reviewed this property |
You can search your phone browser for : Tide chart St. John NB It will give you the high and low tides.
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Shaluka P
13 August 2018|
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Response from Linda W | Reviewed this property |
Exactly as Dan said.
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