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Summer is for playing!

Enjoy the longest days of the year in the Outaouais. In just one day, you'll go through a whole range of experiences sitting in warm sand, climbing up trees, gliding on the water, savouring the moment in the woods or in the city's festive atmosphere.
Defy gravity at Arbraska Laflèche's aerial parks, made for all members of the family. Ity's time to head to the Outaouais' bayou and discover little-known parts of the region... on an airboat! On your way back, enjoy the warm sand at Parc du Lac-Beauchamp's beach and head to dowtown Ottawa at sunset for spectacular multimedia show Northern Lights on Parliament Hill. Days like this can't be long enough!

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255 Principale Road
Val-des-Monts (Québec) J8N 4B7
Canada

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 that will propel you 45 km/h! Arbraska Laflèche is more than just an aerial park: it offers many other adventures to share with family, friends or colleagues, such as GPS rallies, a Via Ferrata, team building, cave exploration or night treks for the bravest! Venture deep underground in the famous Laflèche Cave, the biggest visited cave in the Canadian Shield. Equipped with an explorer helmet, you will be able to observe the 1,001 subterranean mysteries while living an unforgettable experience.

37 km
At Arbraska Laflèche is a mysterious cave, dating at least 20,000 years! Temperature is around 4° C year round so be sure to have warm clothes if you plan on visiting it, even in the middle of summer.
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1234 Notre-Dame Street (Parc des Pêcheurs)
Gatineau (Québec)
Canada

The experience of a lifetime! You will find yourself immersed in the great “northern bayous”, where the splendor and diversity of the flora and fauna native to these wetlands await. The authentic fully guided airboat tour provides access to remote areas, where guests will be able to closely observe many diverse species of mammals, birds, turtles and aquatic life. If you are looking for an unforgettable experience to share with friends and family, the only one of its kind in Canada, you’ve found it here! Adventure awaits!

5 km
Parc du lac-Beauchamp offers many activities year tound such as Wonders of Sand at the beginning of July, where sand sculptors create spectacular temporary works of art.
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745 Maloney Blvd. East
Gatineau (Québec)
Canada

Lac-Beauchamp Park offers 213 hectors of recreational installations that are accessible all year round. The main pavilion offers services and equipment rental. With 15 km of recreational trails, this is the perfect location for swimming, canoeing, hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sliding and skating.

15 km
Drive along the Ottawa River on newly renovated Jacques-Cartier Street to get to downtown Ottawa. Around sunset, head for Parliament Hill and be amazed by Northern Lights!
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111 Wellington Street (Parliament Hill)
Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0AG
Canada

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, bilingual evening show, presented July 9 to September 3, 2018. In July at 10 PM, in August at 9:30 PM and in September at 9 PM. See you there!