Water activity

Ottawa: Ottawa River Tour by Hawaiian Palapa Hut

4.9 / 5

14 reviews

Ottawa: Ottawa River Tour by Hawaiian Palapa Hut

Activity provider: Ottawa Palapa Tours
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Likely to sell out

From US$ 55.60 per person

Prepare for a unique cruise along the Ottawa River on a Hawaiian-style palapa hut. Relax on board by sipping drinks from the floating tiki bar as you listen to or sing karaoke.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Experience the beautiful Ottawa River in a unique and fun way
  • Enjoy a floating tiki bar while taking in panoramic views
  • Relax and have fun on the water with your family, friends, or colleagues
Full description

Take a relaxing tour up and down the Ottawa River on a Hawaiian-style palapa hut in a boat trip like no other. Just head to one of the embarkment sites, climb aboard and get the party started. The activity provider's captains are all small vessel certified and licensed. Enjoy fancy drinks and snacks as the tiki bar takes you along the river, offering stunning views of the shoreline. Whether it’s just hanging out with friends for a fun time, spending some relaxing time with your family, taking a romantic cruise, or a group excursion, this tour is one of the most unique ways to get out on the water. Cruise the time away sipping drinks, and listening to or singing karaoke to your favorite tropical tunes.

  • Certified captain
  • Life jackets (type 1 PFD for every passenger)
  • Bluetooth capable stereo
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes before the start of your activity. You can reach the Tropical Tiki Dock at Jacques-Cartier Park. Specifically, the location is between the Jacques-Cartier Park Wharf and the Alexandria Bridge. Signage will be on site to help guide you.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Food
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Insect repellent
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Intoxication
  • Vaping
  • Swimming

Know before you go

  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the trip begins.
  • There is a fully licensed bar serving drinks on board. During the cruise, all purchases are cashless (square reader available - so tap debit and credit).
  • Children under 12 are welcome but must wear a lifejacket and are considered passengers.
  • There is a 3' x 6' tiki-toilet located at the back of the vessel.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 14 reviews

Review summary

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It was unexpected, lovely new activity and great tour hosts (especial thanks to sweet friendly Gabby)

May 16, 2022

Loved my experience, the staff is so friendly and helpful. An amazing time, a must if you pass by Ottawa. Bring some friends and enjoy your moment. ❤️❤️❤️ Thank you! We will do it again!

May 16, 2022

Excellent host!!!! Best views of parliament and Ottawa skyline.

May 16, 2022

Product ID: 399016