The Phenomenal Bay of Fundy! The Bay of Fundy is one of the 7 wonders of North America. The highest tides on earth...
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.
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).
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. A new book entitled Bay of Fundy, Coastal Hiking and Beach Exploration tells you how to see the tides and where to go. This book provides a menu of different coastal hikes and tidal beach walks around the Bay of Fundy that will allow you to experience the highest tides in the world. Learn more.
Source: Bay of Fundy Tourism