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Activities

CASINO DU LAC-LEAMY

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 ...

CANADIAN MUSEUM OF HISTORY

Breathtaking setting. Majestic architecture. Fascinating exhibitions. Welcome to Canada’s national museum of history, exploring this country’s rich cultural heritage, including the outstanding ...

ARBRASKA LAFLÈCHE

Come and live exciting moments on treetops and have fun on our zip lines, suspended bridges, swings, nets and way more! Release your inner Tarzan while flying over a 168-feet lake on a giant zip line ...

GATINEAU, VILLE VÉLO

Gatineau is upwards of 290 kilometres of pathways and bicycle paths! A great way for families and friends to get together and discover the region. You can take the Trans-Canada Trail, the Route verte ...

VALLÉE-DE-LA-GATINEAU SECRETS

A mountain valley with sparkling lakes and rivers; a wilderness forest crisscrossed by nature trails; a sacred land where we share our history and culture. Wherever you may go in this valley—from ...

GATINEAU PARK

Visit Gatineau Park, with over 361 km2 of hills and forest only 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa–Gatineau. Enjoy a picnic at Champlain Lookout, which overlooks the Ottawa Valley, or step back in ...

NORDIK SPA-NATURE

Located at the entrance of Gatineau Park, only 10 minutes from downtown Ottawa, Nordik Spa-Nature is the largest spa in North America. Come relax and enjoy the benefits of thermotherapy in our ...

CLUB ALÉA - DREAMBOX

Great DJs will light up the dance floor with hot contemporary beats, all in an oval-shaped pod. Immerse yourself in a surreal ambiance, whetting your senses with the pulsating sounds and fantastic ...

PARC OMÉGA

At the wheel of your vehicle, follow a winding 15-km road through this 890-hectare wildlife park (the only one of its kind in Quebec) and observe wild animals in their natural habitat. You'll see ...

CANADIAN CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

Hands-on adventure! Passports in hand, visitors discover one incredible destination after another. Whether on a visit to homes in the International Village, a trek to a desert pyramid or a stroll ...

CAMP FORTUNE SKI, AERIAL PARK AND ZIPLINES

At Camp Fortune in the Gatineau Hills, you can walk above the trees rather than among them! Come and enjoy the thrill of suspended walkways, rope bridges and net gangways, with a grande finale zip ...

CANADIAN MUSEUM OF NATURE

Canada is all about nature. The beautiful vistas and wildlife you expect to see, you will see at the Canadian Museum of Nature. Just minutes from Parliament Hill, the Museum features world-class ...

NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA

Experience the best visual art in the country at this top attraction in the heart of Canada’s capital. In June 2017, the National Gallery of Canada celebrates our country’s 150th anniversary ...

Altitude Gym

Altitude Gym is a unique indoor rock climbing facility featuring over nearly 1,600 square meters of climbing surfaces and climbs up to 14 meters. It offers over 50 lead roping routes, over 50 ...

CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM

Canada's rich military history is showcased through artifacts, personal stories, artwork, photos and interactive presentations. Tour the extensive permanent exhibitions and expand your knowledge of ...

Parc national de Plaisance

Located on a series of islands in Ottawa River, the Parc national de Plaisance is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts looking for exceptional natural settings. Here, birdwatching gets top billing. ...

Aqua-Taxis Au feel de l'eau

The 100% electric Aqua-Taxi provides a shuttle service between the Ottawa docks (next to locks behind the Château Laurier) and the dock at the Canadian Museum of History. The Aqua-Taxi also offers a ...

PAPINEAU-LABELLE WILDLIFE RESERVE

Large sandy shores where children can make the most beautiful castles! Calm lakes where you can set out aboard a canoe, a kayak or a pedal boat! The lakeside log cabins are quite remote—some are ...

Les Galeries de Hull

Steps away from the Casino du Lac-Leamy, the Galeries de Hull offer 80 unique and charming boutiques, as well as the only Sears store in the Outaouais. You will find the "Marché Wakim" the largest ...

Réserve faunique La Vérendrye

The immensity of its territory and the multitude of lakes and rivers found in La Vérendrye Wildlife Reserve make this destination a favourite spot for fishers and canoe-camping enthusiasts. The 916 ...

SALLE ODYSSÉE

From plays, variety shows and headlining stand-up comics to folk, jazz and classical concerts, the Salle Odyssée of the Maison de la culture de Gatineau is a key venue for leading artists from ...

Sport Échange Outaouais

Sale, purchase, rental, consignment, repair and maintenance of new and used sports equipment for children and adults. The largest sports store in the Outaouais region. Rent by the day, the week or ...

Downtown Gatineau’s Culture Trail

Inspired by Boston’s legendary Freedom Trail, the Culture Trail invites visitors to discover culturally significant sites in Old Hull. The 3 km route links several of the elements celebrating ...

CHUTES COULONGE ADVENTURE PARK

Come discover our two new adult aerial obstacle courses and the eight zip line series! Our giant canyon zip lines are guaranteed to take your breath away. Don’t miss the Via Ferrata (Latin for ...

Downtown GO Tours

Gatineau-Ottawa guided tour with 13 ...

Eco-Odyssée

At Éco-Odyssée, just 30 minutes from Gatineau–Ottawa, enjoy a unique experience in the heart of nature. Venture into beaver habitat as you explore a unique water maze with more than 60 ...

CANADA DAY IN THE CAPITAL

Come celebrate Canada’s birthday! Join the thousands of proud Canadian families who, on Canada Day, invade the Capital region to have fun, to cheer hundreds of artists and to admire the traditional ...

NORTHERN LIGHTS

This experience of sound and light is a thrilling thematic journey through Canada’s history presented in spectacular detail against the backdrop of the Parliament Buildings. Don't miss this free, ...

Cirque du Soleil - VOLTA

VOLTA tells a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of action sports, the show ...

Héli-Tremblant

Héli-Tremblant offers a range of personalized helicopter services, including charters, aerial photography and excursions. In summer they offer helicopter tours over Ottawa and Gatineau. Departures ...

MONT CASCADES MOUNTAIN WATERPARK

Mont Cascades Mountain Waterpark is the National Capital Region’s premier family recreation centre. Just 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa and Gatineau, Mont Cascades = fun guaranteed ! This ...

Potager Eardley

This agritourism farm grows fruits and vegetables, including strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, sweet corn, pumpkins, and squash. Experience the pleasures of picking your own fruit. Potager ...

CASINO DU LAC-LEAMY SOUND OF LIGHT

In 2017, as Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation, The Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light is celebrating with 5 unforgettable shows at the Canadian Museum of History. On August 5th, 9th, 12th, 16th ...

LA VALLÉE DES ROSIERS ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY

Come with your family or with your friends to observe the planets, stars and constellations through the new high-powered telescope. It's even equipped with a camera so you can take your souvenir ...

GATINEAU HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL

From August 31 to September 4, 2017 be sure to stop by the 30th edition of the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival! Desjardins hot air balloon lift-offs and spectacular shows on the Casino Lac-Leamy ...

Grand Prix Cycliste de Gatineau

The Grand Prix Cycliste de Gatineau is an event for everyone. Come and see the greatest female cyclists at the Grand Prix Cycliste Féminin UCI WE 1.1 and the Chrono Gatineau UCI WE 1.1; the two ...

RALLYE DÉFI

The Rallye Défi is a performance automobile rally on tarmac and gravel roads where rally cars reach a speed of 190km/h. Everything takes place through 20 speed tests on the territory of the MRC ...

Tour de la Petite-Nation BMR

Join hundreds of cyclists and ride through beautiful landscapes and alongside scenic waterways. With rides mapped out along secure roads in the Petite Nation La ...

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend

Canada’s biggest multi-distance race event turns 42 this year! It’s a must for runners and spectators alike. The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend includes a Marathon, a Half-Marathon, 10K, 5K and 2K ...

ROUGE FM OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHTS

Radio station 94,9 Rouge FM and the Canadian Museum of History invite you to stay up late this summer at Rouge FM’s Outdoor Movie Nights! This family-friendly event will be held on Friday, July 7 ...

Accommodations

Hilton Lac-Leamy

Experience the five-star service at the Hilton Lac-Leamy! This luxurious hotel offers 349 guest rooms of exceptional comfort and elegance. It features also excellent restaurants, bars, a nightclub, a ...

Fairmont Le Château Montebello

Conveniently located halfway between Montreal and Ottawa, the world's largest log castle truly represents what you would expect of a "true Canadian experience." This architectural marvel has 211 ...

Ramada Plaza Manoir du Casino

Located directly across from the renowned Casino du Lac-Leamy and minutes from the attractions of Canada’s National Capital, the hotel features 174 guestrooms and bi-level suites, all equipped with ...

Kenauk Nature

EXPERIENCE THE CANADIAN WILDERNESS! Welcome to one of the largest private reserves in North America. Kenauk Nature invites you to stay in one of our 16 luxurious chalets. Each chalet provides an ...

WAKEFIELD MILL HOTEL & SPA

Imagine a place so serene, yet so conveniently close to Canada's capital. First built in 1838, the Wakefield Mill Hotel & Spa is now a charming, four-star country boutique hotel surrounded by the ...

Four Points by Sheraton Hotel & Conference Centre Gatineau-Ottawa

Located in downtown Gatineau, across the street from the Canadian Museum of History and within easy walking distance of the ByWard Market and the National Gallery of Canada, the hotel offers 201 ...

Hôtel V

Gatineau’s Hotel V offers you the possibility of staying in a modern up-to-date hotel featuring 88 comfortable rooms, recently renovated and refurnished. Situated in the beautiful Outaouais region, ...

ADAM MOTEL

Motel Adam Located minutes from downtown Ottawa and the Casino du Lac-Leamy, Motel Adam offers 125 modern rooms with fridges, free high-speed wireless Internet, and a heated outdoor pool. Discover ...

Auberge Majopial

Are you looking for the perfect place to spend your next vacation as a couple, with your family or with friends? Are you in search of an enchanting weekend getaway or a way to turn a simple day into ...

QUALITY INN & SUITES GATINEAU-OTTAWA

Quality Inn & Suites Gatineau-Ottawa is a smoke free establishment, classified a four-star hotel offering superior comfort. Its proximity to Canada’s National Capital, many golf courses, shopping ...

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON GATINEAU-OTTAWA

DoubleTree by Hilton Gatineau-Ottawa: an incomparable experience! Over 20,000 square feet of conference rooms, 125 rooms and luxury suites. The venue is located in the National Capital region, 10 ...

Auberge Montebello

Discover the warmest of ambiances. Located on the edge of the Ottawa River, this former school offers 44 tastefully decorated rooms, a reception hall with dance floor that can accommodate 100 people ...

Motel du Chevalier

The Motel du Chevalier, in the very heart of the Ottawa-Gatineau region, offers attentive service and quality rooms at affordable rates. All rooms have free high speed Internet, cable television, air ...

Centre touristique du Lac-Simon

The 17 cabins are nestled in the shade of a cedar and deciduous forest. A private road leads to the cabins. Each sleeps 5 or 6 people (2 or 3 bedrooms) and they are all fully equipped, heated with ...

CENTRE TOURISTIQUE LA PETITE ROUGE

Vacation resort and impeccable site with 25 km of marked trails, including 8 km of skate-skiing trails and three snowshoeing trails, Centre touristique La Petite Rouge offers outdoor activities as ...

Restaurants

ARÔME SEAFOOD AND GRILL

Come and enjoy the Arôme Seafood and Grill experience at the Hilton Lac-Leamy! Discover our menu featuring succulent Surf and Turf specialities and an impressive selection of wines by the glass. A ...

Biscotti & cie

Biscotti & cie, either for take-out or in our garden, where parents,children and friends can enjoy little treats, coffee and delicious sandwiches. We offer home-style food and restaurant service, ...

CHELSEA PUB

Drop by this institution in the charming village of Old Chelsea and enjoy a bistro-style meal in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, and discover our wide range of artisan beers and ...

Le Cellier St-Jacques

Charming restaurant in an ancestral house in downtown Gatineau (Old Hull). Come and taste wines from all around the world, or simply relax on one of their terraces. Enjoy a fresh market menu and ...

Le Quai Saint-Raymond

This restaurant and bar is a great place to come ashore for awhile, a home port where you can sit back and relax, have a drink, and enjoy a meal among friends. Try the famous mussels & fries and make ...

Others

CLD des Collines-de-l'Outaouais

he CLD des Collines-de-l'Outaouais is a non-profit organization which helps to contributes to the economic and local development of the MRC des Collines-de-l'Outaouais ...

Duhamel

A prime destination for outdoor lovers, Duhamel has more than 50 km of hiking trails, 17 of which are part of the National Hiking Trail, offering spectacular views ...