Fundy Tidal Interpretive Centre

Fundy Tidal Interpretive Centre is open 9 am to 4 pm daily.

Tidal Bore times for 2020 have been posted, and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Visitors are asked to follow all public health guidelines while visiting us.

  • As of July 31st, masks are mandatory in most indoor public spaces in Nova Scotia, including our interpretive centre and caboose. The Province has exempted children under two and children aged two to four when their caregiver cannot get them to wear a mask. People with a valid medical reason for not wearing a mask are also exempt.
  • Social distancing – limiting your contact with other people and staying 2 metres (6 feet) away from them.
  • Limit non-essential gatherings to no more than 10 people.
  • Wash or sanitize hands often.
  • Cough and sneeze into your elbow, not your hand.

The Fundy Tidal Interpretive Centre is a great place to visit during your exploration of East Hants.

There’s plenty of on-site opportunities to learn about the history of the region and the science of the world’s highest recorded tides.

Contact Us

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Visit us at 9865 Highway 236, South Maitland

Tide Times 2020

Be inspired by the surrounding natural wonders of the Fundy Tides. (An insider tip: try to visit during low and high tides; tides fluctuate during the day and seasonally.)

  • Explore the tidal observation park and interpretive centre – learn more about the history, facts & fun behind the world’s highest tides
  • Don’t miss the Tidal Bore pass! Join us for our interpretive talk and see the river change direction and then rise 10 feet in the following 30 minutes
  • Make sure you see both high and low tide from our tidal observation deck looking over the incredible Shubenacadie River
  • Plan a nature walk on the trail, complete with opportunities for bird & eagle watching
  • Learn more about the ecosystems of our region with the entire family through the Ducks Unlimited marsh program
  • Learn things you never knew you knew with our tour guides and interpretative exhibits – facts and fun for the entire family!

Visit the Fundy Tidal Interpretive Centre

Visit us at 9865 Highway 236, South Maitland.  Just an hour from Halifax, the site is wheelchair accessible with plenty of parking; public washrooms and pets are welcome too. Day trips, group excursions or family fun days, the Interpretive Centre is the perfect way for family and friends of all ages to explore the magic of the Bay of Fundy. The 2019 schedule for Tidal Bore times is now available, be sure to not miss out on all the fun!


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