Ottawa & Gatineau Canoe Rentals

Spend a few hours or even full-day canoeing on the Ottawa River with our convenient canoe rentals in downtown Ottawa-Gatineau.

The Ottawa River is perfect for a variety of paddling activities. Explore the city in unique fashion and enjoy an adventure to remember. By canoeing in Ottawa you’ll get to enjoy many of the city’s iconic sites from the water, such as Parliament Hill and the Fairmont Château Laurier.

Canoe rentals by Locations Escape Rentals in Gatineau, Quebec, rentals available daily
1 Hour

$36

Additional Hour

+ $15

24 Hours

$90

Additional Day

+ $60

1 Week

$315

10-Hour Pass

$225

Excellent family canoe with a versatile design featuring a slightly rounded bottom, webbed ash seats, and no keel

What’s Included: Canoe, 2 paddles, bailer, throw rope, whistle, 2 life jackets

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Canoeing in Ottawa made easy

Reserve a canoe in advance, stop by to get fitted with your canoe and life jacket, take off for your adventure, and pay after you return.

Conveniently located near downtown Ottawa near the best spots for paddling routes in the Ottawa-Gatineau area.

Join Locations Escape Rentals for a rental process as easy as 1, 2, 3! All our equipment is of the highest quality and we ensure your adventure is safe and stress free. Begin your Ottawa River adventure today.

If you have any questions about our canoe rentals in Ottawa or any of our other services, please get in touch.

4 Simple Steps to your rental in Ottawa

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How to Rent

  • 1. Walk in on weekends or reserve at least one day in advance on weekdays.

  • 2. Show a piece of government-issued ID and credit card to pay the deposit.

  • 3. Pick up your kayak, canoe, paddleboard, or bike from our Jacques Cartier Park location on the Ottawa River and Enjoy your ride!

  • 4. Pay the final bill when you return.

  • For your safety, all of our equipment is treated with disinfectants between each rental.

    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.

    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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