Pedal boat and giant screen
If adventure is what you want, look no further! It's all happening right here in the Outaouais! You'll be given a compass, a radio, a fauna and flora guide to help you find your way around, and... a pedal boat? Indeed, Éco-Odyssée is a maze that was inspired by the beaver's habitat and dug in a marsh that you'll explore on your pedal boat. You'll have an extraordinary adventure while learning about the local wildlife!
Start by picking up your lunch at the Trappe à Fromage as you leave Gatineau. You can enjoy it at Éco-Odyssée before going on your adventure. A 6 km maze with 64 intersections is bound to be fun! By the way, each pedal boat can seat two adults and two kids, making it perfect for a family activity. Your quest over, treat the family to the sweets of Wakefield Confectionery.
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Gatineau (Québec) J8T 8N6
La Trappe à fromage specializes in artisanal cheese making, ranging from its famous fresh-daily cheese curds to house cheddars and specialty cheeses such as L’Attrappe-Cœur, house “Brie,” and La Belle Humeur raclette cheese. The shop sells a wide array of local and regional products, and over 350 of the world’s finest cheeses. Also on site are microbrewery beers, a fresh bakery, and a fine foods and deli section. Take home a delicious meal prepared by Chef Patrick Lehoux. Free product tastings. Come see how cheese is made!
La Pêche (Québec) J0X 3G0
At Eco-Odyssée in Wakefield, just 30 minutes from Gatineau–Ottawa, enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience in the heart of the Outaouais. Venture into beaver habitat as you explore a water maze with more than 60 intersections spread out over 6 km. Choose your adventure and discover the beauty of the marshland environment from the comfort of your pedal boat.
Wakefield (Québec) JOX 3GO
Since 2003, the Wakefield Confectionery has been making a variety of gourmet products: jams and jellies, chocolate, fudge, maple products, sponge toffee and more. Browse the warm and welcoming shop, stroll down memory lane in the nostalgic candy section, and find a little treat for your loved ones! The Confectionery team will also be happy to suggest gifts for special occasions (weddings, anniversaries, corporate events, etc.).