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Paddle Boarding on the Ottawa River

Summer

The festivals are grooving, the rafting is refreshing, the patios are bustling, and the museum exhibits are captivating. This is how you do summer in Ottawa!

Au feel de l'eau - Aqua Limo
Au feel de l'eau - Aqua Limo
Private cruise on Gatineau and Ottawa rivers. Follow the green wave with the Aqua-Limo, sit back and enjoy with Au feel de l'eau.
Calypso Waterpark
Calypso Waterpark
Calypso Theme Waterpark is the largest waterpark in Canada.
Camp Fortune Ski,  Aerial Park and Ziplines
Camp Fortune Ski, Aerial Park and Ziplines
Fifteen minutes from downtown Ottawa, Camp Fortune offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities.
Canada Day Fireworks
Canada Day
Take part in the biggest Canada Day party in the country each year on July 1 in Canada’s capital region!
National Capital Greenbelt
Canada's Capital Greenbelt
Hike, bike, cross-country ski, learn about nature and visit heritage sites in this environmental gem, which encircles Ottawa with 20,000 hectares (almost 50,000 acres) of wetlands, woods and other unspoiled greenspaces.
Capital Cruises
Capital Cruises
Enjoy a cruise on the Ottawa River from May through October and—depending on the itinerary you choose—admire the sunset, thrill to fireworks or learn…

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