Fun Things to Do in Gatineau, Quebec
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Just a few steps away from Ottawa on the western border of Quebec, discover an abundance of fun things to do in Gatineau and the Outaouais!  Gatineau is packed with experience gifts just waiting to be checked off your bucket list!

Gatineau has two distinct personalities as attractive as they are different. First there’s the urban energy of Gatineau and then there’s nature in all her glory: the surrounding hills, forests and valleys that become a host year-round to different playgrounds for exciting activities.

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Discover Montebello's treasures with the E-Scooter Exploration Adventure, a self-guided scavenger hunt game.

E-Scooter Exploration Adventure, Montebello

Price for1 Participant
WhereMontebello, Quebec
Experience the thrill of an E-Scooter Exploration Adventure as you follow GPS directions on an iPad to discover little-known places in and around Montebello.
From $10
Experience a unique sightseeing tour with a helicopter flight over Ottawa

Helicopter Flight Over Ottawa & The Gatineau Hills

WhereOttawa, Ontario
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.
From $49
ntroduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Ottawa Gatineau Breakaway Experiences

Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), Ottawa - Gatineau

WhereGatineau, Quebec
Experience the fun of paddle boarding (SUP) on Meech Lake, Gatineau. This experience is designed to get you on the water quickly, with the skills to safely handle your board and enjoying time on the water.
Lac Leamy & Rideau Falls Stand Up Paddle Tour, Ottawa Gatineau SUP

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

WhereOttawa, Ontario
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.
From $150
Ottawa biplane scenic flight tour over Ottawa Parliament and Gatineau

Ottawa Biplane Ride

WhereOttawa, Ontario
Price for2 Participants
Climb into the open cockpit of a vintage biplane for an Ottawa sightseeing tour unlike any other. This Biplane Flight over Ottawa and the Gatineau Hills is the perfect experience gift for anyone who has always want to take a trip back in time to the golden age of aviation.
From $210
Helicopter Tour and Kōena Spa Experience Ottawa

Ottawa Helicopter Tour and Kōena Spa Experience

WhereGatineau, Quebec
Age restrictionMinimum age for participation - 18 years
Discover the beauty of Ottawa and Gatineau from high above on a spectacular 30-minute helicopter tour and then relax and rejuvenate in the baths and saunas at Kōena Spa. The perfect combination for an unforgettable way to enjoy the Nation’s Capital.
From $358
flying over Ottawa in a hot air balloon

Ottawa Hot Air Balloon Ride

WhereOttawa, Ontario
Price for1 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 hot air balloon. You’ll fly through the sky enjoying panoramic views and a unique sense of freedom.
scenic flight tour over Ottawa Gatineau small plane

Ottawa Scenic Flight Tour

WhereOttawa, Ontario
Price forUp To 3 Participants
Experience the thrill of flying over Ottawa and the Gatineau Hills in a small plane. Enjoy an amazing birds-eye view of the picturesque Ottawa-Gatineau landscape below.
From $135
Save The Titanic Clue Solving Adventure you can play at home and with friends.

Play-at-Home Clue Solving Adventure – Save the Titanic

WhereIn your home
Price forUp to 8 Participants
Do you have what it takes to help the crew of the Titanic make it across the Atlantic? Have fun AT YOUR HOME with friends IN THEIR HOMES with this unique clue solving scavenger hunt style adventure.
Solving a mystery on the Brotherhood Clue Solving At Home Adventure.

Play-at-Home Clue Solving Adventures - The Brotherhood Mystery

WhereIn your home
Price forUp to 8 Participants
Do you have what it takes to follow a trail of clues around the world? Mystery, Suspense, Intrigue! They are all there in this three-part virtual adventure. This unique scavenger hunt style, clue solving adventure is your chance to explore the world AT HOME with friends.
Picture of The Chef & The Dish Cooking Class – Chefs Around the World in Your Kitchen

The Chef & The Dish Cooking Class – Chefs Around the World in Your Kitchen

WhereIn your home
Price for2 Participants
Learn some of the world's most iconic dishes from the comfort of your own kitchen with a The Chef & The Dish Cooking Class. Skype chefs from around the world into your kitchen.
The Heist online escape room virtual game. Play with friends and family.

Virtual Escape Room – The Heist

WhereIn your home
When you can’t be together in person, experience The Heist, an adventure from the comfort of your own homes. Working with a live host, you and your friends, via Zoom, will have 60-minutes to progress through a challenging virtual Escape Room Adventure.
From $43

ONLINE GAMING - Play together OR apart. NEW! Virtual Escape Rooms. Play live with a guide in a real escape room!