Covid-19 update,

We are committed to the health and safety of our crew and passengers.

  • Queue 2 metres apart between passengers
  • Pre-boarding passenger control
  • Boarding hand sanitizer
  • Wearing the mask on board
  • Disinfection of benches and frequently touched surfaces between crossings
  • On site, sale of disposable masks: 2$ taxes included
AQUA-TAXI SHORT TRIP: Opening June 26th.
Summer schedule: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm every day.

*** Consult us for special requests ***

Short Trip

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.

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Departure time

Every day from 11AM

3 shuttle stops in the heart of Ottawa-Gatineau

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



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?

When two boats are in service, they run continuously. If you miss a shuttle there will be another one along very shortly. If only one boat is in service, you can call to be picked up, by pressing the red button on the yellow radio at the embarkation point.


Tickets 1 2 3
Adult 5$ 10$ 15$
Children 4$ 8$ 12$

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.

Long Trip

Reservations Required

Following Samuel de Champlain!

En route, you can admire Parliament Buildings, the Supreme Court of Canada, the official residence of the Prime Minister, the Canadian Museum of History, Rideau Falls, the Bytown Museum.


Departure time

From Canadian Museum of History
2pm and 5pm
Duration: 1 hour
By reservation only (departure 5 passengers minimum)



Adults 25$
Children(2 to 12 years old) 16$
taxes included

If I haven’t booked beforehand can I just turn up at the embarkation point?

It’s best to phone in advance to make sure there is still space on the boat.

For more information

819 329-2413 • 819 682-0280

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