Rent Standup Paddleboards (SUP), Kayaks, Canoes

Rentals & Tours in Ottawa-Gatineau

Your Ottawa River kayaking or paddle boarding trip starts here! Or take your adventure by canoe or bike to Gatineau Park’s trails, lakes, and rivers.

Renting your paddleboard, kayak, canoe, or bike with us is easy and convenient. Reserve it in advance, pay after you use it.

Conveniently located near downtown Ottawa and the Best Paddling Experiences in the Ottawa-Gatineau Region. Find our location!

Open for the 2022 season! Open daily 10-6. Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please use our online booking system to reserve your rentals! 
Map, address, email and phone number for Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals on Sparks St. Ottawa

We are located at Jacques-Cartier Park (160 rue Laurier, Gatineau, QC).

2022 hours coming soon

*Please note that hours may vary due to weather conditions.


About Us

Explore Gatineau-Ottawa on a kayak, canoe, SUP (stand-up paddleboard), or bike with Escape Rentals at our NEW location at Jacques Cartier Park.

We’ve been renting bikes and running tours in Ottawa for 8 years at Escape Bike Tours and Rentals. We love the outdoors. As locals, are in awe of the great nature and green space we have in our backyard.  We love providing opportunities for locals and visitors to experience the beautiful outdoors we have in this region.

Whether you like paddling or pedaling, we have something for you!

Paddle down the Ottawa River past Gatineau-Ottawa’s most beautiful landmarks on a kayak, canoe, or SUP (stand-up paddleboard). Or explore Gatineau Park’s rivers and lakes for a more extended adventure.

Or get on a bike and pedal through the city’s cool neighborhoods and landmarks. Enjoy some of the national region’s 800 km of bike paths.

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    Safety is our most important priority. We follow Covid-19 safety protocols diligently and disinfect all equipment between uses. Learn more about our COVID-19 safe practices.

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