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Tidal Bore

Main St, Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 0H7, Canada
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The Moncton Tidal Bore

The Moncton Tidal Bore is a lot of fun and quite the sight to see. I personally found it fare more... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
PookyCake
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Victoria, Canada
A natural Tidal Bore wonder in boring city

The tidal bore is worth seeing....as are the chocolate colored banks and waters of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark W
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Fredericton, Canada
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A tidal Bore is a tidal phenomenon in which the leading edge of an incoming tide forms a standing wave of water that travels upstream, against the current of a river or narrow bay. The tidal bore in Moncton is caused when the unparalleled tides in the Bay of Fundy begin to make their way up the historic Petitcodiac River. The Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world and over 160 billion tonnes of water comes in and out of the bay each day! Twice daily, observers can watch the tidal bore as this incoming rush of water overtakes the outgoing tide in the formerly placid river.
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Main St, Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 0H7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Moncton Tidal Bore is a lot of fun and quite the sight to see. I personally found it fare more impressive than the bore my partner and I saw in the greater Halifax area, though perhaps I’m not being totally fair because the width...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tidal bore is worth seeing....as are the chocolate colored banks and waters of the river.....but Moncton itself is....well....let me explain by way of a joke: a man dies and goes to heaven. He meets God in heaven. God says to the man, "Welcome to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience of mother nature at her best, witnessing the level of tides here is something you have to see to believe ..

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived in Moncton for 23 years and never went to the tidal bore. I happened apone it by accident, as my sister and I were out for a walk and saw quite a few people waiting for it. We stoped and watched and were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was something very different!! It just looks like mud banks, then you see water coming in ! It is very dirty water and there were people riding the waves on the way in!!! It builds anticipation as I had not seen it before but...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The Tidal Bore is something all should see. As the wall of water comes up the petitcodiac River. It is best on a full moon as the wall of water is at its highest of the month. People come from all over to ride the...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

It's awesome to watch, but it can be early or late, depending on the weather. Go early, on a nice day, and watch your footing as you walk up. My sister tripped on a bit of broken asphalt in the parking lot. Sometimes in the...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

High tide is posted on Main Street Moncton. It is interesting to see The Bore wave roll in. Stick around and see how quickly the tide comes in.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Don't ask anyone's opinion of this natural wonder, see it for yourself. The locals aren't always kind towards their own treasures. The Peticodiac River had an amazing history of being a mighty river, with tall ships sailing in and out with the tide, commerce and...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

It's beautiful natural reaction happening to calm waters of river suddenly change in to violent tide.. happening every day 02 times. Nice walking and cycling path to watch it. No big crowds. Take your time and enjoy the river view.

Thank Steve J
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Lindabg52
22 November 2017|
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Response from resurgoplace | Property representative |
It's definitely an awesome experience to see the difference between high and low tide in the Petitcodiac River! It takes about 2 hours for the river to fill completely after the bore has passed and empties quite slowly for... More
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arielbrenn
18 August 2016|
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Response from 623krista | Reviewed this property |
Google. Tide times
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Barbara R
4 August 2016|
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
The best place is called Bore View Park. 11 Bendview Court. It's just minutes from Champlain Mall. Tidal Bore times can be found by googling Pedicodiac tidal bore. Times are also posted on an LED sign at the entrance of Bore... More
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