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To see the ebbing tide leave the wide red-mud flats bare, only to make them completely disappear six hours and 15 minutes later, is to watch the world get undressed for bed at night, and dressed again for work in the morning.

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The Bay of Fundy has the hightest tides in the world, ranging from 3.5 metres at their lowest, to 16 metres and more.

New Brunswick Tourism

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Fundy's tides travel with a force of 25 million horsepower that in places has worn the surrounding topography downto 300-million-year-old rock.

New Brunswick Tourism

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Hike the Coastal Trail to get a closer look at the shoreline in Fundy National Park.

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Fundy National Park's Dan Simard shows a visitor what lives in the Point Wolfe River, as part of the Looking at Water program.

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Swimming in the river at Fundy National Park. The Bay of Fundy tides make it a contender for the Seven Natural Wonders contest.

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Exploring the lanscape created by the powerful Bay of Fundy tides.

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