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Confederation Bridge

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Address: Rota 16 | New Brunswick , Canada, Bayfield, New Brunswick, Canada
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+1 506-538-2220
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Extending more than 7.5 miles between Prince Edward Island and New...

Extending more than 7.5 miles between Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, this is the longest bridge in the world that spans over ice-covered waters.

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free to cross, pay to leave

this is what every church should do, free to enter pay to exit hahaha. no pictures signs makes one work at making a memory of the beautiful scenery... get a gps with video... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 November 2016
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Dresden, Canada
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Dresden, Canada
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

this is what every church should do, free to enter pay to exit hahaha. no pictures signs makes one work at making a memory of the beautiful scenery... get a gps with video component so you can take a video... cross only if you intend to stay in PEI for a while because the cost to leave is crazy!

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Bayfield, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Have a cottage in the Bayfield area and never tire of this marvellous bridge. With the sun shining or a grey day each gives you such a different perspective. No longer have to wait for a ferry you can go to the "Island" when ever you wish. Meeting friends on either side of the bridge a shuttle service is available... More 

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Pickering, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I have to go to PEI once a year but my schedule is variable so it is so nice to be able to arrive at any time to make the crossing. I also go to Victoria BC once a year and there my life is controlled by the ferry schedule. So was it before the bridge. I usually make the... More 

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Thank Tempoman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Beautiful bridge connects PEI to New Brunswick, Canada. About 8 miles long. We traveled from Borden area to Bayfield. Interesting engineering feat!

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Thank Lainey W
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The Confederation Bridge officially opened 19 years ago in 1997 and is an amazing engineering feat. Traveling from the NB side to PEI there is no fee paying only upon leaving the isle. It was a beautiful sunny day and barely a cloud in the sky, traffic very light and crossing took less than 10 minutes. Beautiful view from top... More 

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South Lyon, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We crossed it both ways. Going in the dark, coming back on a sunny. It is possibly the longest bridge I have driven. The fact of the length is amazing in and of itself. The views are scenic. Though the toll is relatively high, it covers both ways in effect.

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Crown Point, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Confederation Bridge joins New Brunswick with Prince Edward Island. The curved 8 mile long bridge is the longest in the world crossing ice-covered water, and more than a decade after its construction, it endures as one of Canada’s top engineering achievements of the 20th century. We were charged CA $46.00, R/T to cross the bridge. The bridge is headquartered... More 

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Callgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

One of those attractions you always wanted to see and to drive across. We drove across the bridge on a slightly, windy and slightly foggy day with very choppy water. Good movie showing the bridge being constructed at the Visitors Centre on PEI side. Good gift shop too. You pay the toll when you leave the island. Some of the... More 

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Nerepis, NB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I have to admit I love the time saved by driving across but I really don't like the height. I drive a passenger truck and found the wind made it difficult to handle. I was whit knuckled the whole way.

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Southfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We crossed this bridge both directions on a recent trip; once in normal conditions and once during high winds. The views of the water in the distance while you are on the bridge are beautiful. There is a web cam of the bridge you can check out before or after your trip. I previously posted the web address and tripadvisor... More 

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