Things To Do in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario
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Ottawa & Eastern Ontario

As one of Canada’s most beautiful cities, Ottawa has it all - the perfect combination of urban sophistication and back to nature outdoors adventure. If you're looking for a unique gift in Ottawa, you will find an experience gift to suit almost any taste, from a wining and dining tour in the Byward Market to a biplane adventure or a spectacular helicopter sightseeing tour over Parliament Hillor the 1000 Islands.

Ottawa and Eastern Ontario offer you a wealth of enjoyable, unique and memorable experiences. There is no shortage of fun things to do in Ottawa to check off your bucket list!

Whether you’re visiting, living there or just treating a friend or family member who is, make the most of Ottawa with Breakaway Experiences!

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1000 Islands Helicopter Tour  Gananoque Kingston

1000 Islands Helicopter Tour

WhereGananoque, Ontario
Price for1 Participant
Experience spectacular views of the 1000 Islands from high above on this exciting helicopter tour. Feel the excitement as you lift off from Gananoque and become mesmerized by the beauty and richness of the 1000 Islands as only seen from the air.
From $99
1000 Islands Helicopter and Cidery Tour

1000 Islands Seaway and Cider Helicopter Tour

WhereGananoque, Ontario
Price for1 Participant
Experience the most spectacular views of the 1000 Islands on a 30-minute scenic helicopter tour with a stop at BUSL cidery for tastings and a meal.
$349
Learn the art of blacksmithing in an Ottawa class

Blacksmith Class – Forge Your Own Knife / Axe / War Hammer / Blacksmith Tools

Price for1 Participant
WhereHawkesbury, Ontario
Discover the thrill of forging your own Knife, Axe, War Hammer, or Blacksmithing Tools as you learn the art of blacksmithing.
From $195
Ottawa golf course Canadian Golf and Country Club gift for him

Canadian Golf and Country Club Golf for Two

WhereOttawa, Ontario
Price for2 Participants
A round of golf for two at the Canadian Golf and Country Club is the perfect experience gift for the hard to buy for golfer in your life! Respected for its great layout and outstanding conditions this 27-hole Ottawa golf course is just minutes west of Ottawa.
From $86
Learn to dance Ottawa Arthur Murray

Dance Lessons with Arthur Murray, Ottawa

WhereOttawa, Ontario
AvailabilityCurrently not available
Price for2 Participants
This Dance Class with Arthur Murray in Ottawa is the perfect way to get out on dance the floor. Learn the right moves from a Professional Instructor with dance lessons for individuals and couples of any age or experience level.
$125
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
Fighter Jet Flight Experience, Ottawa, Breakaway Experiences

Fighter Jet Flight, Ottawa

WhereGatineau, Quebec
Price for1 Participant
Step into the world of a fighter pilot and experience the thrill of soaring across the sky in an L29 Delphin Fighter Jet from the cold war era over Ottawa and the Parliament Buildings.
From $2,678
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.
$75
Lac Leamy & Rideau Falls Stand Up Paddle Tour, Ottawa Gatineau SUP

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

AvailabilityNO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR SALE
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
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Maple Luscious Spa Experience at Holtz Spa

WhereOttawa, Ontario
AvailabilityNO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR SALE
True Canadiana … real maple sugar and maple sap, from a local maple syrup producer, offers a unique spa experience for those with a sweet tooth! The Maple Luscious Body Scrub & Wrap will leave your skin absolutely silky smooth while you relax in the exclusive floatation bed. Your tender tootsies will then be treated to a Maple Luscious Pedicure while you sip on Maple Tea.
$270
Ottawa biplane adventures over 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
The magic of flying over Ottawa in a hot air balloon. A high-flying experience gift for any gifting occasion.

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 glorious hot air balloon. You’ll fly through the sky enjoying panoramic views and a unique sense of freedom. 2022 SEASON SOLD OUT
$295 $325
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Ottawa Sightseeing Tour

WhereOttawa, Ontario
Price for1 Participant
Imagine being able to see all the major ‘must see’ attractions of Ottawa in a single day. On this 4-hour, guided land and river tour of Canada’s capital city, you will see top attractions including Parliament Hill, the House of Commons,the Royal Canadian Mint, Rideau Hall and Rockcliffe park.
From $10

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