• Parc Oméga @ Richère David
  • View from the dock @ Kenauk Nature
  • Ruisseau de la Brasserie @ Sébastien Lavallée
  • Grand Hall @ Canadian Museum of History
  • Fairmont Le Château Montebello @ Entre 2 Escales

Outaouais, the playground behind Canada's capital

#Outaouaisfun is in store! It’s where you’ll find forests, lakes, and rivers right in the middle of the city. The region’s beautiful natural scenery is decorated with welcoming restaurants, microbreweries and the country’s largest museum offering. Outaouais is easy to get to, located just across the river from Canada’s capital, and boasts lots to do!

What will your favourites be in Outaouais?

Tourisme Outaouais

Tourisme Outaouais

Head to western Quebec and discover a part of the province you have yet to visit: Outaouais. A real trip for all your senses with cultural and gourmet [...]

Altitude Gym

Altitude Gym

Altitude Gym is a unique indoor rock climbing facility featuring over 1,600 square metres of Rocktopia and Walltopia climbing walls, with climbs up to [...]

Aqua-Taxis Au feel de l'eau

Aqua-Taxis Au feel de l'eau

The 100% electric Aqua-Taxi provides a water shuttle service between the Ottawa Locks jetty (behind the Château Laurier), the dock at the Canadian Museum [...]

Arbraska Laflèche

Arbraska Laflèche

A visit to Arbraska Lafleche is a group outing that everyone loves! Located less than 30 minutes from Ottawa, Arbraska Laflèche promises you an exciting [...]

Aux 4 Jeudis

Aux 4 Jeudis

In addition to being a very popular meeting place during happy hour for people working in the centre of the city and a trendy place to be in the evening [...]

Base de plein air Air-Eau-Bois

Base de plein air Air-Eau-Bois

Air-Eau-Bois is a unique outdoor centre an hour north of Gatineau–Ottawa. Its many programs and services include more than 15 km of hiking, snowshoeing [...]

BBQ Shop

BBQ Shop

Le BBQ Shop: Specializing in international BBQ-style cuisine, with a menu that features typical dishes from the USA, Argentina, Jamaica, and Quebec. From [...]

Biscotti & cie

Biscotti & cie

Biscotti & cie, either for take-out or in the garden, where parents, children and friends can enjoy little treats, coffee and delicious sandwiches. Home [...]

Bistro CoqLicorne

Bistro CoqLicorne

The simple but appealing menu of Bistro CoqLicorne features tapas, grilled dishes, sandwiches, soups and salads, all prepared with fresh quality products [...]

Café Cognac

Café Cognac

Bistro-style cuisine with full daily breakfast menu, and lunch and dinner table d’hôte. There is also a Thursday-night special: all-you-can-eat mussels [...]

Café Merkén

Café Merkén

Located at the heart of the Old Hull district, Café Merkén serves up empanadas, delicious Latin-American meals and a selection of specialty coffees. Enjoy [...]

Casino du Lac-Leamy

Casino du Lac-Leamy

An oasis of entertainment just five minutes from Parliament Hill, the Casino du Lac-Leamy features a wide selection of slot machines and gaming tables [...]

The Forest Fire Prevention History Interpretation Center

The Forest Fire Prevention History Interpretation Center

The Forest Fire Prevention History Interpretation Center, located at Château Logue, pays tribute to those who have dedicated their talent and energy to [...]

Downtown Gatineau

Downtown Gatineau

Downtown Gatineau is the place to be for entertaining activities, cultural events, and celebrations of all kinds! Laval Street, which is closed to vehicular [...]

Cabins at réserve faunique de Papineau-Labelle

Cabins at réserve faunique de Papineau-Labelle

2 étoile

Close to the Montreal area, the réserve faunique Papineau-Labelle offers a multitude of waterfront cottages for fishing and outdoor enthusiasts. Take advantage [...]

Cabins at réserve faunique la Vérendrye

Cabins at réserve faunique la Vérendrye

Stop at the heart of the réserve faunique La Vérendrye in one of the 8 newly renovated cabins in the Le Domaine sector. Situated on the edge of the magnificent [...]

Cirque du Soleil - ALEGRIA

Cirque du Soleil - ALEGRIA

Alegría is the nostalgic story of a monarchy that has lost its king. The Old Birds, who resist change and cling to old values, hover around Mr. Fleur, [...]

DoubleTree by Hilton Gatineau-Ottawa

DoubleTree by Hilton Gatineau-Ottawa

4 étoile

DoubleTree by Hilton Gatineau-Ottawa is the place for urban resort accommodations, with a convention center of 21,000 square feet of meeting rooms, spa [...]

Eco-Odyssée

Eco-Odyssée

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 [...]

Fairmont Le Château Montebello

Fairmont Le Château Montebello

4 étoile

One of the largest vacation resorts in Eastern Canada, Fairmont Le Château Montebello is renowned for its rustic charm. The uniquely elegant Château, built [...]

Gatineau BeerFest

Gatineau BeerFest

2020 dates to be announced / June 6 to June 8, 2019

The Gatineau Beerfest is a yearly must-attend event for epicureans looking to taste terroir products and craft beers all over Canada, particularly from [...]

Festival Country du Grand Gatineau

Festival Country du Grand Gatineau

August 7 to 11, 2019

The 27th edition of the Gatineau Country Music Festival will take place in Gatineau. 8 days of shows with a rock program from August 1st to 3rd, and a [...]

Vélo MSM Mountain Fest

Vélo MSM Mountain Fest

July 26 to July 28, 2019

Vélo MSM Mountain Fest is a fun-packed week-end for the whole family at Mont Ste-Marie. The ski lifts will be operational on Saturday and Sunday so you [...]

FMG - Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

FMG - Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

August 29 to September 2, 2019

For its 32nd edition, the FMG - Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival presented by Loto-Québec in collaboration with Desjardins is restyling itself! Headlining [...]

Gainsbourg bistro brasserie

Gainsbourg bistro brasserie

Aubry place, in the heart of Old Hull, has undergone a makeover. This legendary pedestrian street lined with restaurants, bars and cafes now has its own [...]

Gatineau, Bike Town

Gatineau, Bike Town

Gatineau is upwards of 290 kilometres of pathways and bicycle paths! A great way for families and friends to get together and discover the region. You [...]

Gray Line Ottawa-Gatineau

Gray Line Ottawa-Gatineau

Hop aboard one of the authentic London-style double deckers or turn-of-the-century trolley for a full-day guided city tour. The tour begins at the Gray [...]

Héli-Tremblant

Héli-Tremblant

Fly by helicopter over the Tremblant area. See the lakes, rivers and mountains for the air. Tour including a stop on top of a mountain. Romantic tour [...]

Hilton Lac-Leamy

Hilton Lac-Leamy

5 étoile

The Hilton Lac-Leamy welcomes guests for a memorable stay, less than five minutes from the Parliament in Ottawa and other main attractions in the National [...]

Kenauk Nature

Kenauk Nature

Experience the beauty of the Canadian wilderness firsthand at Kenauk Nature, located at Montebello. Whitetail deer and other animals roam as freely as [...]

L’Orée du Bois

L’Orée du Bois

Only 15 minutes from the city, on the edge of Gatineau Park, discover flavorful French and local cuisine in a rustic, romantic setting. L'Orée du Bois [...]

Canada Day in the Capital Region

Canada Day in the Capital Region

July 1

Catch the excitement of the Canada Day celebrations in Canada’s Capital Region! On Sunday, July 1, participate in activities at three official sites: Parliament [...]

Le Bistro Montebello

Le Bistro Montebello

The Bistro Montebello offers a family style menu that uses local products and pub style cuisine. Well known for the variety of delicious pizzas cooked [...]

Le Cellier

Le Cellier

Le Cellier is a charming restaurant in a heritage house in downtown Gatineau (Vieux-Hull). Sample wines from around the world, or simply relax on one of [...]

Le Rituel

Le Rituel

The Rituel welcomes you for an outstanding gourmet experience that is sure to be unforgettable, courtesy of the owner, Chef Jean-Philippe Ménard. Located [...]

Le Troquet

Le Troquet

Far more than just a café or a bar, Le Troquet is part of the whole Gatineau experience. The diversified menu is healthy, good and affordable: pasta, salads [...]

Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light

Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light

August 10 to 24, 2019

The Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light invites visitors to enjoy five unforgettable evenings of firework shows in the sumptuous backyard of the Canadian [...]

Les Vilains Garçons

Les Vilains Garçons

The restaurant’s specialty: pintxos, the Basque (French/Spanish) equivalent of tapas, created by owner and chef Romain Riva. From fish, foie gras and tartares [...]

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

This experience of sound and light is a thrilling thematic journey through Canada’s history presented in spectacular detail against the backdrop of the [...]

Minotaure

Minotaure

The Minotaure has a cocktail bar, a patio, a concert hall, a selection of beers from Quebec microbreweries as well as arcades. There are many events that [...]

Canadian War Museum

Canadian War Museum

Located five minutes from Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the Canadian War Museum showcases Canada's rich military history through artifacts, personal stories [...]

Canadian Nature Museum

Canadian Nature Museum

Canada is all about nature. The beautiful vistas and wildlife you expect to see, you will see at the Canadian Museum of Nature. Just minutes from Parliament [...]

Canadian Museum of History

Canadian Museum of History

Experience Canada’s history in exciting new ways. The Canadian Museum of History is a destination of choice in the National Capital Region. An architectural [...]

Canadian Children's Museum

Canadian Children's Museum

Hands-on adventure! Passports in hand, visitors discover one incredible destination after another. Whether on a visit to homes in the International Village [...]

National Gallery of Canada

National Gallery of Canada

See Canada’s visual arts treasures within the lively Ottawa ByWard Market. Discover the remarkable stories that have shaped this country in the completely [...]

Ou Quoi Salon Urbain

Ou Quoi Salon Urbain

Coming to the Où…Quoi! Lounge Urbain is just like dropping by a friend’s place to chat, hang out together and even meet new people. At the Où…Quoi!, the [...]

Mont Cascades Waterpark

Mont Cascades Waterpark

Mont Cascades Mountain Waterpark is the National Capital Region’s premier family recreation centre. Just 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa and Gatineau, [...]

Parc Aventure des Chutes Coulonge

Parc Aventure des Chutes Coulonge

Come discover our two new adult aerial obstacle courses and the eight zip line series! Our giant canyon zip lines are guaranteed to take your breath away [...]

Gatineau Park

Gatineau Park

Yours to Protect. Yours to Enjoy. Immerse yourself in nature at Gatineau Park, the Capital Region’s conservation and outdoor recreation park! Just 15 minutes [...]

Parc national de Plaisance

Parc national de Plaisance

Parc national de Plaisance… The name evokes the landscape’s beauty, from the earth to the water, ever-present in the bays, the islands, the peninsulas [...]

Parc Oméga

Parc Oméga

Parc Oméga wants you to discover many species of wild animals living freely in their natural habitat throughout the seasons; the park is open year round [...]

Pêle-Mêle

Pêle-Mêle

The Pêle-Mêle restaurant and sports bar is the perfect spot for a night out with friends. Enjoy a good meal and watch the greatest sporting events in a [...]

Piz’za-za Restau Bar à vin

Piz’za-za Restau Bar à vin

A favourite with both tourists and locals looking for a good time and a delicious meal in a lively, friendly environment where wine is celebrated through [...]

Centre touristique du Lac-Simon - Beach

Centre touristique du Lac-Simon - Beach

This summer, enjoy the beach of the Centre touristique du Lac-Simon! Stroll along the 2-km-long shore and revel in the fine sand and clear water. Do you [...]

Pontiac en Outaouais

Pontiac en Outaouais

There are over a hundred different outings, sites to visit and activities to take part in year round in the Pontiac regional county municipality, from [...]

Chelsea Pub

Chelsea Pub

Drop by this institution in the charming village of Old Chelsea and enjoy a bistro-style meal in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, and discover a wide [...]

Rafting Momentum

Rafting Momentum

Rafting Momentum offers you the ultimate white water rafting experience on the most beautiful river in Quebec/Ontario, located in Outaouais! You will ride [...]

Ramada Plaza - Manoir du Casino

Ramada Plaza - Manoir du Casino

4 étoile

The Ramada Plaza Manoir du Casino, located in Gatineau, across from the renowned Casino du Lac-Leamy, in the magnificent Outaouais region and only a few [...]

Table des Trois-Vallées Restaurant

Table des Trois-Vallées Restaurant

La Table des Trois Vallées is operated by the École hôtelière de l’Outaouais as a training ground for students in the culinary program. Enjoy a warm welcome [...]

Resto pub Le Rabaska

Resto pub Le Rabaska

Whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner, the Resto pub Le Rabaska will satisfy you with its hearty Canadian cuisine. Join us with your friends for live [...]

Rustiek Taverne gastronomique

Rustiek Taverne gastronomique

Rustiek specializes in northern European cuisine with an original twist, prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Beer lovers will appreciate [...]

Vallée-de-la-Gatineau Secrets

Vallée-de-la-Gatineau Secrets

By snowmobile, by ATV, on foot or on skis, the Vallée-de-la-Gatineau invites you to get outside and discover this vast territory’s great winter attractions [...]

Culture Trail in Downtown Gatineau

Culture Trail in Downtown Gatineau

Inspired by Boston’s legendary Freedom Trail and marked by a painted red line, the 3-km Culture Trail invites pedestrians to discover or rediscover downtown [...]

SHAKER Kitchen & Mixology

SHAKER Kitchen & Mixology

SHAKER Cuisine & Mixology of Gatineau welcomes you to its renowned industrial chic decor. Located in the Promenades Gatineau, this restaurant and bar promises [...]

Soif - Bar à vin

Soif - Bar à vin

World-renowned sommelier Véronique Rivest invites you to her wine bar in Old Hull. SOIF is a true wine bar, offering authentic wines and small plates in [...]

Lady Dive Tours

Lady Dive Tours

Lady Dive Tours specializes in bilingual guided tours of Ottawa on both land and water! Hop aboard the Amphibus or one of the double-decker buses and discover [...]

Zec Bras-Coupé-Désert

Zec Bras-Coupé-Désert

With its 400 lakes (including 125 frequently visited ones), two rivers, beautiful beaches and breathtaking landscapes, Bras-Coupé-Désert ZEC in the Vallée [...]