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“Highest Tides in the World!”
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Hopewell Rocks
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Hopewell Rocks is located along the Bay of Fundy, home of the highest tides in the world. It offers a unique natural experience of both high and low tides. Enjoy the multi-media exhibit in the Interpretive Centre, scenic walking trails and lookouts. Make sure you take the time to experience our guided tour and a warm meal. Entrance passes valid for two consecutive days.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This was our second year here in a row. Both times we took the guided tour which was much more informative than wandering around on our own. We camped at the RV park nearby. The reasonable entrance fee was good for 2 days. There is a shuttle that costs a small fee to take you the 15 minute walk to the top of the stairs leading to the sea shore. We ate at the Tide Water Cafe on-site. Amazing nature! Take your camera / cellphone.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

I LOVE this area of New Brunswick, merging into the Fundy area, as it is incredibly beautiful in June. The Hopewell Rocks are part of what is the largest tidal bore on the earth; the tide goes out and comes in at breakneck pace and amazing depths. To stand on the ocean floor around these "Rocks" when the tide is out is only surpassed when they are submerged and able to be kayaked around. The tide rises 46 feet at a full moon, so you can only imagine the dramatically shifts to this landscape twice a day! The visitor center is informational and good. There's a small gift shop and restaurant here, too. It's a bummer to have to pay to see natural phenomena like this, but someone has to keep the place looking great! There's a fair amount of walking to do, and on a beautiful day like the one we had, you'll walk until the very loud tide horn beckons you to safety.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Randall B
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

If travelling to Moncton, the Hopewell Rocks/Bay of Fundy is a must on your list of things to experience. Wow!! Amazing to see the high tides then go back a few hours later and walk on the ocean floor.

We got to Hopewell Rocks about 1 hour before the high tide. We paid to get in ,then headed to the lookout point; it's about a 15-mins trail walk and it is accessible. We watched the high tide come in, then we were suggested to go to Alma for a few hours and come back to walk on the ocean floor.

We drove to Alma - about 45 minutes away from Hopewell Rocks. What a beautiful, scenic drive!! Alma is a very cute town with lots of restaurants and attractions. We ate at Alma Lobster Shop - WOW!!! $25/lobster dinner plate. Delicious. Then we walked around, saw the Lobster Fishing Boats and had an ice cream (little rustic cabin with a Pirate at the door and a Lady in a buttoned-down shirt sitting on a bench). Anywho, the Blueberry ice cream is 10/10 and Peanut Butter Crunch too.

Then we drove to Cape Enrage to see the lighthouse - again, WOW!!! After which we made our way back to Hopewell Rocks and walked on the ocean floor.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Walking on the ocean floor was great fun for myself and the grandsons going back later and seeing how fast the tide comes in was eye opening

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tom C
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We arrived at Hopewell rocks in late June raining and cold (10 c ) and debated whether or not to venture to the ocean floor
So glad we did we were in awe Seeing the effect the force of nature has to create an amazing vista of art.
Facilities are well kept, staff are pleasant and helpful even though they were working outdoors braving the elements

Date of experience: June 2018
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