Short Trip

Duration 7 to 10 min

Water shuttle service in the heart of Ottawa-Gatineau

Continuous shuttles between must-see sites in the heart of the capital city Ottawa and in Gatineau, along the Ottawa River Ottawa and Gatineau.

Pay on board


Departure time

Every day from 11AM

3 shuttle stops in the heart of Ottawa-Gatineau

  • Canadian Museum of History
  • Ottawa Locks jetty
  • Richmond Landing



Prices+taxes 1 crossing Round trip or 2 destinations
Adult 6$ 12$
Children 5$ 10$

A pass allows passage from one point to another among our three stops. If you wish to visit all three stops, please count three passes.


How long does the trip last?

7 – 10 minutes.


What happens if it rains?

The service runs no matter what the weather. If the rain is very heavy then we wait until it passes.


Are pets welcome on board?

Certainly! But not on the seats.


Do you carry lifejackets?

Yes – for adults and children.


How long do I have to wait for a shuttle?

There is no schedule, you call the boat over the radio at the embarkation point. (Press the red button). We will answer you and we will pick you up. Usually there are two boats waiting at docks A and B but if the boats are underway you can usually wait 10 to 15 minutes for the boat to come back depending on the situation. In case of high traffic sometimes more.

Long Trip

from 40 to 50 min one way at 1h30 round trip
Reservations required

The Resto bar circuit!

Disembark at the Rest’O’Bord le Pirate (Pointe Gatineau side), pirate atmosphere guaranteed! Bar and restaurant.


You can disembark at the Rockcliffe boathouse (Ottawa side) for a drink or a snack, in a scenic location.

You will discover in passing: The Rideaux Falls, the residence of the Prime Minister, the Embassy of France, the residence of the Ambassador of the United States and more …

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Departure time (on reservation)

Departure from B Ottawa Locks Wharf
A Canadian Museum of History Wharf
Departure from E Rockcliffe boat house
D Pirate dock at Pointe Gatineau
11:00 a.m. 11:40 p.m.
12:30 p.m. 1:10 p.m.
2:00 p.m. 2:40 p.m.
3:45 p.m. 4:10 p.m.
5:00 p.m. 5:40 p.m.
*6:30 p.m. on special request depending on the season
Be at the dock 10 minutes before the times indicated

Contact us for special requests 819-329-2413



Prices + taxes One way ticket
Duration: 40 to 50 min
Round trip
Duration: 1h30
Adults 14$ 28$
Children* 10$ 20$

*(0 to 12 years old)


If I haven’t booked my long trip beforehand can I just turn up at the embarkation point

It is best to call to make sure there is still room. Call Sylvie 819 329-2413

For more information

819 329-2413 • 819 682-0280

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