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Ottawa & Eastern Ontario

Unique Experience Gift Ideas and Activities!

As one of Canada’s most beautiful cities you will find an endless number of fun things to see and do in Ottawa & Eastern Ontario!   If you’re looking for the perfect, unique gift idea for friends and family in Ottawa, why not give them the gift of a new experience and an amazing memory?

For those difficult to buy for friends, a gift certificate for an Ottawa experience is the perfect choice - from great restaurants and culinary experiences to unique tours, dog sledding, river rafting and much more.  With the range of activities and gift experiences Breakaway Experiences has available, you are sure to find something to suit any taste and preference. 

Visiting friends and family can enjoy a selection of Ottawa activities ranging from fun family activities like our guided bicycle tours and electric atv adventures to more adventurous bungee jumping and biplane flights   You are sure to be the hero in their vacation stories.  

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1000 Islands Kayaking – Guided Tour

Where Gananoque, Ontario
Excited about getting out on the river for a beautiful day of paddling? Here is your opportunity to check out the most rewarding and refreshing way to experience the 1000 Islands! 1000 Islands Kayaking tours are ideal for a quick get-a-way from the city and you can be enjoying the river in no time! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to try something you have always wanted to do!
From $85

1000 Islands Kayaking – Self-Guided Day Tour

Where Gananoque, Ontario
Excited about getting out on the river for a beautiful day of paddling? Here is your opportunity to check out the most rewarding and refreshing way to experience the 1000 Islands! 1000 Islands Kayaking tours are ideal for a quick get-a-way from the city and you can be enjoying the river in no time!
$55

Bachelorette Horseback Riding Party

Where Cobden, Ontario
Let your bachelorette party be a unique adventure! Imagine a fun, guided horseback riding experience with your friends topped off with a champagne toast, lunch and some resort fun.
From $135

Belly Dance - Private Lesson for 2

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for 2 Participants
Learn to move your body in ways you never thought possible. This private belly dancing lesson for two with Ottawa - Gatineau offers you a fun taste of what belly dancing is all about.
From $80

Belly Dance Introductory Lessons - 4 weeks

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Learn to move your body in ways you never thought possible. These Belly Dance Introductory Lessons offer you a fun taste of what belly dancing is all about.
$50

Belly Dance Party Class

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Looking for a bachelorette party, bridal show, girls night or birthday idea? Get at least 5 friends together and enjoy a glamorous belly dance party class where you can learn to shake and shimmy you way to an unforgettable time!
From $50

Blacksmith Class

Where Hammond, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Blacksmithing is an ancient craft and this experience offers a chance to visit a real forge and be guided in the art of making your very own pair of courting candles. From this blacksmith class, you will get a sense of the trade and its history while enjoying the artistry of the craft.
$195

Butlers in the Buff – Cheeky Butler Service

Where Montreal, Quebec
Where Toronto & Ottawa, Ontario
Where Calgary & Edmonton, Alberta
Where Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria & Kelowna, British Columbia
Sophisticated, highly professional and lots of fun! For any event from stagette or bachelorette parties to birthdays, bridal showers, baby showers or a girls-night-out. Butlers in the Buff are handsome, fun and charming servers to mix your cocktails and ensure you don’t lift a finger. Perfect for any occasion (or excuse) to get together with the girls.
From $100

Canadian Golf & Country Club Golf for Two

Where Ottawa, Ontario
The Canadian Golf & Country Club offers 27 holes of Championship golf on a beautiful layout of land including many large ponds, elegant forests, and the natural beauty of the Greater Ottawa area.
From $86

City Slicker Horseback Riding Adventure in the Ottawa Valley

Where Cobden, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Experience what it is like to hit the trails along the Ottawa River on the City Slicker Horseback Riding Adventure. Choose a 1 or 2-night getaway and embark on a total escape to nature and adventure with horses.
From $399

Couples Horseback Riding Escape

Where Cobden, Ontario
Price for 2 Participants
If you’re thinking of giving yourself a break from the fast-paced life of the city, a romantic and unique getaway with your favorite person would be the indulgence you need. The Couple Horseback Riding Escape is the perfect way for you to enjoy the pleasure of horseback riding together, while enjoying a rustic weekend of outdoor adventure in the Ottawa Valley.
From $490

Cowboy Dinner and Horseback Riding along the Ottawa River

Where Cobden, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Age restriction Minimum age for participation - 19 years
Jump into the saddle and experience horseback riding and dinner ... cowboy style. Enjoy the beautiful Ottawa Valley scenery and an awesome meal served out on the trail, along the Ottawa River, just like the cowboys do it!
$245

Dance Lessons (for 1 or 2) with Arthur Murray

Where Montreal, Quebec
Where Ottawa, Ontario
Where Vancouver, Coquitlam & White Rock, British Columbia
Whether you are about to be married, need to brush up on your dance skills for a normal function, or are just looking for a hobby, Arthur Murray's dance classes are for individuals and couples of any age or experience level. Learn the Foxtrot, Cha-Cha, Hustle, Merengue, Tango, Swing, Viennese Waltz, Rumba, Mambo, Samba and Salsa. The choice is yours!
From $125

Dog Sledding and Snow Shoeing Experience

Where Otter Lake, Quebec
Price for 1 Participant
Escape the flurry of day to day life in Ottawa & Gatineau and head to magnificent trails in the scenic Pontiac. Enjoy a memorable winter experience with dog sledding and snow shoeing…and why not finish your day in the snow with a relaxing indoor hot tub?
$99

Dog Sledding and Snow Shoeing Stay and Play Adventure

Where Otter Lake, Quebec
Discover the fun of a dog sledding and snow shoeing adventure during this overnight stay and play package. Experience first-hand the excitement of mushing through fresh Pontiac powder during this hands-on Dog Sledding and Snow Shoeing Stay and Play adventure.
From $279

Electric Geo-Bike Rally Adventure

Where Montebello, Quebec
Exploring, off-roading and riddle hunting all in one! The Electric Geo-Bike Rally Adventure, using electric Geo-Bikes and iPads, combines scavenger hunting & historical discovery. A green, silent and cultural game-adventure in Montebello for the whole family.
From $10

Engagement and Proposal Photoshoot, Ottawa

Where Almonte, Ontario
Create lasting memories of your engagement or proposal with this fun photoshoot experience. You’ll both enjoy being the centre of attention and practising posing for the Big Day.
From $99

Facial (30 minutes) and Pedicure with The Upkeep Shoppe

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Need a refresher? Enjoy an express version of The Upkeep Shoppe’s customized Skin Deep Facial as well as their signature pedicure service. Sit back and relax while their therapists work their magic.
$115

Fly A Helicopter, Ottawa

Where Ottawa, Ontario
Price for 1 Participant
Experience what it's like to fly a helicopter! During a 30-minute flight you can take the controls of one of the most exciting and versatile aircraft in the world and enjoy a learning experience like no other.
$479

Great Canadian Bungee – Bungee Jump & Ripride

Where Wakefield, Quebec
Price for 1 Participant
Looking for the highest bungee jump in the land? Then look no further. Just 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa is "The Rock", home to Great Canadian Bungee's 200 ft. “Goliath”. Follow this up with “RIPRIDE”, a 1015 ft cable slide that starts 200 ft above the crystal-clear waters of a lagoon.
From $148