New Brunswick Sights



Hopewell Rocks

Hopewell Rocks Review

These famous "giant flowerpots" have been carved by the Bay of Fundy tides. They're topped with vegetation and form tiny islands at high tide, while low tide reveals the entire columns and you can descend to the exposed seabed for closer study. There are also trails, an interactive visitor center, a café-restaurant, a gift shop, and a children's play area. Guided tours are available. It's about a 15-minute walk from the visitor center to the rocks, but there's also a shuttle service (C$2 each way). The tide comes in very quickly, so check tide tables, keep an eye on your watch, and exit the beach with time to spare.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 131 Discovery Rd., Hopewell Cape, NB E4H 4Z5
  • Phone: 877/734–3429
  • Cost: $9 (valid for two consecutive days)
  • Hours: Mid-June–mid-Aug., daily 8–8; mid-Aug.–early Sept., daily 9–7; mid-May–mid June and early Sept.–mid-Oct., daily 9–5. Visitors may enter the park on foot in the off-season, but no facilities are open
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  • Location: Hopewell Cape
Updated: 11-15-2013

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