Welcome to Burntcoat Head Park

The exact site of the world’s highest tides is waiting for you. Our washrooms, lighthouse and gift shop are open daily 9am to 5pm. Park grounds are open dawn until dusk.

The highest tides in the world, stunning shoreline views, and secrets of the ocean floor.

It’s all here for you at Burntcoat Head Park.

To fully experience the breathtaking power of the Bay of Fundy, visit at both low and high tide. Pass the six hours between tides enjoying the park’s walking trails, picnic areas, and interpretive displays, then exploring attractions of the local community – from museums and art galleries to world-famous tidal bore rafting!

Did You Know?

Twice each day the tides rise and fall

160 billion tonnes of water flows in and out of the Bay of Fundy each day

The average tide is 47.5 feet high

The extreme range of tides is 53.6 feet

Want to take your adventure a step further? Book a guided ocean floor tour.

Enhance your visit to Burntcoat Head Park with a walking tour during low tide led by a knowledgeable, friendly guide. Tour times vary based on the tides and take place on select days between May and October each year. Book early to secure your space.