We offer hour-long, 2-hour long, half-day and full-day charters Friday to Sunday; June 1st to September 3rd starting at 11am through 4pm.
Special or longer full day charter requests for sunset cruises, weddings or lock drop-off to be arranged in advance. Please call for more details.
Water-Taxi Drop-off on the fly: Want to visit one of the best kept secrets in Ottawa and stay awhile, catch me at the docks when I'm not chartered for the day and for $20 per person gets you straight to Black Rapids Locks. Stay the day, bring a lunch and Uber home.
One-Hour: Pick up at Hog's Back Locks adjacent the Rideau Canoe Club, have a relaxing and sun-filled hour along the waterways towards Black Rapids and Back. Share the waterway with other boaters, kayakers and canoeists and admire the view of Mooney's Bay Beach, the Pirate Adventures and the unique shorelines with its numerous birds.
Two-hour:Pick up at Hog's Back Locks adjacent the Rideau Canoe Club, enjoy the luxury of a stop off at the verdant gardens of Black Rapid Locks. Enjoy the weeping willows and quaint beach and the lock system before heading back to Mooney's Bay.
Half-day (Three-hour) Charter: Pick up at Hog's Back Locks adjacent the Rideau Canoe Club, enjoy a leisurely tour to Black Rapids Lock and enjoy a picnic under the weeping willows with the view of passing boats. A quick dip may be possible and bring a lunch or snack and experience the opportunity to watch boats enter and exit the historic lock system. Return to Hogs Back Locks.
Full-day (Six-hour) Charter: Pick up at Hog's Back Locks adjacent the Rideau Canoe Club, experience and learn how to go through the lock system and have one party of your group rope the stern. Continue along the Rideau River up to the large locks at Long Island. Snacks provided, catering available on request, or pack your own lunch. BBQ is available for use and cooler to keep your food cold. Drop off at Long Island so bring your bathing suit, a towel, a fishing rod, a blanket and a book and enjoy the four lock system and the large boats that head down from Ottawa. Return through Black Rapid Locks and home to Mooney's Bay. The perfect day date or special event with a small group of friends.
Do you have any questions about our itineraries or need more information, simply email us at [email protected] or better yet call directly at 613-884-3913.