Cycling in Gatineau

Gatineau is well known as a bike-friendly city. With 600 kilometres of recreational pathways in Canada's National Capital Region, cycling is a great way to discover the area and its many attractions. This suggested route is for two adults. Park your car at the Canadian Museum of History. After visiting the museum, wheel your bikes aboard Au feel de l'eau's Aqua-Taxi water shuttle across the Ottawa River. Once on the Ontario side, you can choose from several pathways. Explore the locks along the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Ottawa River pathway takes you to the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, where you can view Canada's capital from a whole new angle with a Héli-Tremblant helicopter ride! Back on land, round out your day with a visit to the Casino du Lac-Leamy. Good luck!

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Points of interest

Canadian Museum of History
100, rue Laurier
Gatineau (Québec) K1A 0M8

At Canada’s most visited museum, discover the events, experiences, people and objects that have shaped the nation’s history. Take in the beauty of this architectural gem and its spectacular setting on the banks of the Ottawa River. Marvel at the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles and explore the traditions and achievements of Canada’s First Peoples. Tour our many special international exhibitions, be a kid again at the Children’s Museum and live the ultimate cinema experience at the CINE +.

270 m
If you like, when you get back to the museum you can take the Aqua-Taxi up to the Casino at sunset.
Au feel de l'eau cruises
1, boul. du Casino
Gatineau (Québec) J8Y6W3

A one-of-a-kind experience! Enjoy your own private cruise aboard a 100% electric-powered boat. Intimate, convivial, relaxing. The original way to celebrate while discovering some of the national capital's most famous landmarks. Perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, retirement parties, bachelorettes, happy hour, sunset cruise ,fireworks cruise, romantic cruise. For your special event with family, friends or colleagues, book the Aqua-Limo. Up to 10 passengers. We hold a liquor license. Departure from the dock at the Casino Lac-Leamy.

1 km
There are 52 kilometres of scenic parkways in Ottawa (including the Aviation Parkway) and 38 kilometres in Gatineau Park. They offer stunning views of the National Capital Region and have been designated "cultural landscapes."
Capital Pathway

Ottawa (Ontario)

Explore the Ottawa–Gatineau area on the Capital’s 600-kilometre multi-use pathway network. By bike, in-line skate or on foot, you can pick your own route or take one of our suggested routes, and discover the region. Downtown routes are easier for all ages and abilities. Gatineau Park cycling routes are more difficult due to the hilly terrain.

8 km
Whether it’s a wedding, honeymoon, marriage proposal, birthday, or other special occasion, Héli-Tremblant can create a custom package tailored to the event, all year round.
11, Aviation Parkway (Aéroport Rockliffe)
Ottawa (Ontario) K1K2X5

Héli-Tremblant offers varied and personalized helicopter services, such as charters, aerial photography and excursions, in the summer, we are offering helicopter tour over Ottawa and Gatineau from the Aviation and Space museum at Rockcliffe airport, information at 613-447-5662

11.4 km
The Casino is open 24 hours a day, so there's always a show, special event, restaurant or bar to enjoy!
Casino du Lac-Leamy
1, boul. du Casino
Gatineau (Québec) J8Y 6W3

An oasis of entertainment just five minutes from Parliament Hill, the Casino du Lac-Leamy features a wide selection of slot machines and gaming tables, including Texas Hold’em poker, as well as a multigame space with live hosts. Enjoy the exciting atmosphere of the Casino, and unwind at the five-star Hilton Lac-Leamy hotel. Discover a variety of bars and restaurants, a nightclub, and spend an entertaining evening at the Théâtre du Casino. The Casino is your destination for an unforgettable getaway! 18+