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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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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…and why not finish your day in the snow with a relaxing indoor hot tub?
$99

Fly A Helicopter, Ottawa

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Experience what it's like to fly a helicopter! During a 30-minute flight 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.
$479

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 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?
$69

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 restaurants.
$149

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

Hands-on Cooking Class with The Urban Element

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
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!
$130

Horseback Riding Lesson in the Ottawa Valley

Where Cobden, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
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.
$155

Ottawa Scenic Flight

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for Up To 3 Participants
Experience the thrill of flying over Ottawa and the Gatineau Hills. Enjoy an amazing birds-eye view of the picturesque Ottawa-Gatineau landscape below.
From $125

Helicopter Flight Over Ottawa & The Gatineau Hills - For up to 3

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for Up To 3 Participants
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 city of Gatineau, the Hull Casino and various tourist attractions,including the Parliament buildings.
From $199

Kingston Food Tour

Where Kingston, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
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.
From $59

Sunset Guided Trail Ride and Dinner

Where Cobden, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
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.
$195

Fighter Jet Flight, Ottawa

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Experience the thrill and power of a L-29 fighter jet as your soar over Ottawa and the Parliament Buildings. This is one of the most exciting experiences you will ever have, darting about the sky and witnessing firsthand the skills required to control a Cold War era fighter jet! You can try your hand at flying if you feel you have the right stuff!
From $1,189

Kingston Beer Tour

Where Kingston, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Age restriction Minimum age for participation - 19 years
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!
$69

Lac Leamy & Rideau Falls Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Tour

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Where Gatineau, Quebec
Discover the fun and excitement of paddleboarding (SUP) on the Ottawa River and Lac Leamy with up close views of the Parliament building and Rideau Falls.
$40

Ottawa Hot Air Balloon Ride

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
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.
$285 was $325

Ottawa Pottery Class

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Age restriction Minimum age for participation - 14 years
Price for 1 Participant
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.
$65

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

Bachelorette Horseback Riding Party

Where Cobden, Ontario
Let your bachelorette party be a unique adventure! Imagine a fun, guided horseback riding experience with your friends topped off with a champagne toast, lunch and some resort fun.
From $135

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