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Ottawa & Eastern Ontario

Unique Experience Gift Ideas and Activities!

As one of Canada’s most beautiful cities you will find an endless number of fun things to see and do in Ottawa & Eastern Ontario!   If you’re looking for the perfect, unique gift idea for friends and family in Ottawa, why not give them the gift of a new experience and an amazing memory?

For those difficult to buy for friends, a gift certificate for an Ottawa experience is the perfect choice - from great restaurants and culinary experiences to unique tours, dog sledding, river rafting and much more.  With the range of activities and gift experiences Breakaway Experiences has available, you are sure to find something to suit any taste and preference. 

Visiting friends and family can enjoy a selection of Ottawa activities ranging from fun family activities like our guided bicycle tours and electric atv adventures to more adventurous bungee jumping and biplane flights   You are sure to be the hero in their vacation stories.  

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1000 Islands Helicopter Tour

Where Gananoque, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Experience spectacular views of the 1000 Islands from high above on this exciting helicopter tour. Feel the excitement as you lift off and become mesmerized by the beauty and richness of the 1000 Islands only seen from the air.
From $99

1000 Islands Kayaking – Guided Tour

Where Gananoque, Ontario
Excited about getting out on the river for a beautiful day of paddling? Here is your opportunity to check out the most rewarding and refreshing way to experience the 1000 Islands! 1000 Islands Kayaking Guided Tours are perfect for a quick get-a-way from the city and you can be enjoying the river in no time! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to try something you have always wanted to do!
From $85

1000 Islands Kayaking – Self-Guided Day Tour

Where Gananoque, Ontario
Excited about getting out on the river for a beautiful day of paddling? Here is your opportunity to check out the most rewarding and refreshing way to experience the 1000 Islands! 1000 Islands Kayaking tours are ideal for a quick get-a-way from the city and you can be enjoying the river in no time!
$55

A Night Out in The ByWard Market Food & Wine Tour

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Age restriction Minimum age for participation - 19 years
Price for 1 Participant
Explore the ByWard Market during this mouth-watering three-hour Ottawa food & wine tour where you will discover culinary gems at four unique Byward Market restaurants.
$149

Belly Dance - Private Lesson for 2

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for 2 Participants
Learn to move your body in ways you never thought possible. This private belly dancing lesson for two with Ottawa - Gatineau offers you a fun taste of what belly dancing is all about.
From $80

Belly Dance Introductory Lessons - 4 weeks

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Availability NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR SALE
Learn to move your body in ways you never thought possible. These Belly Dance Introductory Lessons offer you a fun taste of what belly dancing is all about.
$50

Belly Dance Party Class

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Looking for a bachelorette party, bridal show, girls night or birthday idea? Get at least 5 friends together and enjoy a glamorous belly dance party class where you can learn to shake and shimmy you way to an unforgettable time!
From $50

Blacksmith Class - Forge Your Own Danish Inspired Kitchen Axe

Where Hammond, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
In this four-hour blacksmith class, you’ll experience what it is like to transform a piece of steel into your own functional kitchen axe. A twist on the Danish Kitchen axe, this little axe will slice meats, chop vegetables, and impresses your guests when sitting on a cheese board.
$195

Blacksmith Class - Forge Your Own Golf Putter

Where Hammond, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Blacksmithing is an ancient craft and this experience offers a chance to visit a real forge and be guided in the art of making your very own vintage style 1920's golf putter. From this blacksmith class, you will get a sense of the trade and its history while enjoying the artistry of the craft.
$195

Blacksmith Class - Forge Your Own Steak Turner

Where Hammond, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Feel the heat and excitement of hot steel being forged as you create your own personal steak turner. This 2-hr class introduces you to the art of blacksmithing using age-old techniques and traditional tools.
$100

Blacksmith Class - Forge Your Tanto Style Knife

Where Hammond, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Discover the art of forging metal blades to make your own tanto style knife. This 4-hour knife making course is designed for beginners that have no or little experience in blacksmithing or metalwork.
$195

Bungee Jumping

Where Wakefield, Quebec
Price for 1 Participant
Get ready for the adventure of a life time as you launch yourself from one of the world's most unique and spectacular Bungee Jumping sites. Just 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa, take the plunge in style with an incredible 200 ft. bungee jump. Follow this up with “RIPRIDE”, a 1015 ft cable slide that starts 200 ft above the crystal-clear waters of a lagoon.
From $122

Butlers in the Buff – Cheeky Butler Service

Where Montreal, Quebec
Where Toronto and Ottawa, Ontario
Where Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta
Where Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia
Sophisticated, highly professional and lots of fun! For any event from stagette or bachelorette parties to birthdays, bridal showers, baby showers or a girls-night-out. Butlers in the Buff are handsome, fun and charming servers to mix your cocktails and ensure you don’t lift a finger. Perfect for any occasion (or excuse) to get together with the girls.
From $100

Canadian Golf and Country Club Golf for Two

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for 2 Participants
Grab your golf clubs and head out together for 9 or 18 holes at the Canadian Golf and Country Club, just minutes west of Ottawa.
From $86

Dance Lessons (for 1 or 2) with Arthur Murray

Where Montreal, Quebec
Where Ottawa, Ontario
Where Vancouver and Coquitlam, British Columbia
Whether you are about to be married, need to brush up on your dance skills for a normal function, or are just looking for a hobby, Arthur Murray's dance classes are for individuals and couples of any age or experience level. Learn the Foxtrot, Cha-Cha, Hustle, Merengue, Tango, Swing, Viennese Waltz, Rumba, Mambo, Samba and Salsa. The choice is yours!
From $125

Dog Sledding and Snow Shoeing Experience

Where Otter Lake, Quebec
Price for 1 Participant
Escape the flurry of day to day life in Ottawa & Gatineau and head to magnificent trails in the scenic Pontiac. Enjoy a memorable winter experience with dog sledding and snow shoeing.
$69

Dog Sledding and Snow Shoeing Stay and Play Adventure

Where Otter Lake, Quebec
Discover the fun of a dog sledding and snow shoeing adventure during this overnight stay and play package. Experience first-hand the excitement of mushing through fresh Pontiac powder during this hands-on Dog Sledding and Snow Shoeing Stay and Play adventure.
From $279

Engagement and Proposal Photoshoot, Ottawa

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Create lasting memories of your engagement or proposal with this fun Engagement and Proposal Photoshoot experience. You’ll both enjoy being the centre of attention and practicing posing for the Big Day.
From $99

Family Photoshoot Experience, Ottawa

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Gather your loved ones together and create a lasting memory with this Family Photoshoot Experience. Be it your new family growing, or the joy and laughter that your children bring to your lives, let a professional photographer work with you to create the kind of image you’re after.
$250

Fighter Jet Flight, Ottawa

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Strap in and feel the power of a L-29 fighter jet as you soar over Ottawa and the Parliament Buildings. Dart about the sky and witness firsthand the skills required to control a Cold War era fighter jet! Suited up in your flight suit, you can try your hand at flying if you feel you have the right stuff!
From $1,799