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The Shubenacadie River is visible in many places as you travel along Highway 215. It is characterised by high red banks of mud. At low tide, the water appears to be not much more than a small river in a muddy bed flowing between two...More
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...More
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...More
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
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...More
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...More
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...More
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...More
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...More
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...More