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Hopewell Rocks: Ocean Tidal Exploration Site
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The Bay of Fundy, home to Hopewell Rocks, is home to the world’s highest tides. But they recede every six hours, allowing you to walk the ocean floor among the giant rock formations created by the endless ebb and flow of the water.
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Hopewell Rocks is located along the coast of the Bay of Fundy, home to the world's highest tides. Every six hours the tide recedes and you can walk along two kilometers of the ocean floor. Explore among the shadows of rock formations—called "flowerpot rocks”—shaped by erosion and ebb and flow of the tides. The award-winning park features an interactive, interpretive center that offers you an opportunity to learn more about the tidal phenomena, plus the natural and human history of the area. Groomed walking trails offer day hikers a pleasant trek to the eight decks along the coast, each one offering a distinctive panorama of the mighty Bay of Fundy.

To fully appreciate the tidal phenomena, you are encouraged to experience both high and low tides. To help you better experience both, this pass is valid for two consecutive days. While Hopewell Rocks is largely a self-directed site, interpretive staff members are available throughout the site to answer questions.

Inclusions :
  • 2 consecutive day pass to the Hopewell Rocks self-directed site
  • Access to the multi-media exhibit
  • Use of the walking trails, decks and to the ocean floor at low tide
  • Parking
  • Taxes

2-day pass


Hours of operation:
May 16–June 21: 9 AM to 5 PM
June 22–Aug. 16: 8 AM to 8 PM
Aug. 17–Sept. 2: 8 AM to 6 PM
Sept. 3–Oct. 8: 9 AM to 5 PM

Hopewell Rocks is located in the town of Hopewell Cape. Travel time is approximately:
1 hour from Moncton, NB
2 hours from St. John, NB
2 hours from Fredericton, NB
3 hours from Charlottetown, PEI
3 1/2 hours from Halifax, NS

Accessibility information:
While every effort has been made to make the Hopewell Rocks accessible to visitors with physical challenges (i.e. with wheel chairs, walkers or motorized personal transportation vehicles), the ocean floor is not wheel chair accessible or recommend for visitors with physical challenges. As there are no elevators to the ocean floor visitors must walk down either 20 or 99 stairs, which may not be suitable for all visitors.

Children ages 3 years and younger are admitted free of charge. The price of your 2-day pass does not include: guided tours, shuttle tickets (on-site transportation), meals, gratuities, gifts or keepsakes, and sea-kayaking. Due to the nature of the ocean floor, for the safety and enjoyment of visitors, sturdy, resistant footwear is highly recommended.

You may visit at any time during regular hours of operations, up to one half hour before closing. You must leave the site at the end park operations day. No overnight parking is allowed. Mudsliding and swimming are strictly prohibited.

Hopewell Rocks offers a natural experience, and operates rain or shine. Sturdy, rugged footwear, with strong ankle support is recommended. Please be mindful that coastal weather changes quickly and dress appropriately.
Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

Exchange your voucher for activity:
Please present your voucher(s) at the ticket window on the day you wish to visit. Passes are valid for 2 consecutive days, including the first day of use.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.