The Phenomenal Bay of Fundy

The Bay of Fundy is one of the 7 wonders of North America. The highest tides on earth, the rarest whales in the world, semi-precious minerals and dinosaur fossils; all this convinced an international panel of experts in 2014 to choose the Bay of Fundy as one of the natural wonders of the world.

Low tide at the Hopewell Rocks at Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick

Low tide at the Hopewell Rocks at Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick

Cape Split, Nova Scotia

Cape Split, Nova Scotia

Why the Bay of Fundy is a Natural Wonder

Located halfway between the equator and the north-pole on Canada’s stunning east coast, Fundy is a unique coastal environment. The Bay of Fundy is renowned not only for its tides but also for geological discoveries (dinosaur fossils) and marine life (whales).

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Map of the Ecozones of the Bay of Fundy

Bay of Fundy Ecozones map
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World’s Highest Tides

The Bay of Fundy’s unique shape amplifies the tides to as much as 16 m (56 feet), the height of a 5-storey building. Fundy has the highest tides on earth.

Fossils and Seacliffs

The Bay of Fundy has a diverse coastal landscape of breathtaking cliffs, sea caves and rock formations. Fundy’s geological diversity tells a story of millions of years of natural history with Triassic age dinosaur discoveries, fossils showing evidence of the evolution of life, and semi-precious gems and minerals.

Whales and Marine Life

The tides of the Bay of Fundy create unique conditions for whales and seabirds. Whale-watching tours operate on both sides of the Bay under a strict code of ethics.

Experience The Bay of Fundy

Experience the incredibly diverse Bay of Fundy in its National Parks, UNESCO sites, national historical sites, outstanding provincial parks, and museums.

There are breathtaking hiking trails, sea kayaking tours along sculpted coastline, cliffs and islands, boat tours and tidal rafting expeditions on the tidal rivers.

Travel to the Bay of Fundy

Lovely country inns, small bed and breakfasts, seaside cabins and hotels. You choose.