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.
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…and why not finish your day in the snow with a relaxing indoor hot tub?
Experience what it's like to fly a helicopter! During a 30-minute flight over Ottawa you can take the controls of one of the most exciting and versatile aircraft in the world and enjoy a learning experience like no other.
Escape the flurry of day to day life in Ottawa & Gatineau and head to beautiful trails in the scenic Pontiac. Enjoy a memorable winter experience snow shoeing…and why not finish your day in the snow with a relaxing indoor hot tub?
Be enchanted and amazed by the clarity of the Outaouais sky at night! This Star Gazing experience, a short drive from Ottawa & Gatineau, is a great way to experience the grandeur of an unspoiled night sky filled with thousands of bright, twinkling stars.
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.
Come along for the ultimate cooking experience as you immerse yourself in the culinary fun with each cooking classes focused on a variety of flavours, cuisines and styles. A Hands-on Cooking Class with The Urban Element is a must for the die-hard Ottawa foodies who are eager to get their hands dirty!
This 2-hour riding lesson and trail riding experience is the perfect way to have your first horseback riding experience. You will start with learning the basics of riding and end with a scenic trail ride along the Ottawa River.
See the Nation’s capital from the air with a helicopter flight over Ottawa and the Gatineau Hills. Departing from the Canada Aviation and Space Museum (Rockcliffe Airport) you’ll discover the Ottawa River, the Hull Casino, the city of Gatineau and various tourist attractions,including the Parliament buildings.
Discover Kingston’s hip and historic downtown as you blend tastings at Kingston’s best restaurants with an insider's perspective on the city's history and culture. The Kingston Food Tour offers a local's perspective into Kingston's culture through its delicious food, history and unique architecture.
Saddle up for a stunning sunset trail ride experience as you take a guided horseback ride through beautiful Ottawa Valley scenery and enjoy dinner afterwards. This unique guided Ottawa horseback riding adventure is ideal for couples, families and groups.
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!
Spend an afternoon tasting the best of Kingston's world class micro breweries. Visit a variety of Kingston’s micro breweries, pubs, and hot spots and savour tastings of 8 different local craft beers accompanied by tasty bites while learning about Kingston's historic downtown and its long history with the world's king of beverages, Beer!
Take a Ottawa hot air balloon ride and experience the magic of soaring over a changing Ottawa landscape, suspended in a basket under a glorious hot air balloon. You’ll fly through the sky enjoying panoramic views and a unique sense of freedom.
Explore your creative side and learn to use a pottery wheel with a fun and creative Ottawa Pottery Class.
Sit and relax in a pottery studio and learn a new skill with the help of an experienced instructor.
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!
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!