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7 Places To Rent Kayaks Around Ottawa

Time to unpack the floaties and pull out the paddles. It's time to get rowing with the squad this summer and venture out onto some quality H2O. While all the other folks are out roaming in the Gatineau Hills sweating, we'll just be casually floating in the middle of a lake, yes please.

Here's 7 places to rent kayaks around Ottawa:

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Lac Phillipe

Distance from downtown: 1 hour

Prices: $20 for 1.5 hours, $25 for 2 hours. Tandem kayaks for two people are also available for $25 for 1.5 hours and $31 for 2 hours. Taxes included. For more info, click here.

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La Pêche Lake

Distance from downtown: 1 hour

Prices: Same prices as Lac Phillipe. $20 for 1.5 hours, $25 for 2 hours. Tandem kayaks for two people are also available for $25 for 1.5 hours and $31 for 2 hours. Taxes included. For more info, click here.

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Tay River (Perth)

Distance from downtown: 1 hour

Prices: At Perth Outfitters, you can rent a kayak $20 hourly or $30 for half a day. A tandem kayak for two can be rented $25 hourly or $35 for half a day. For more info, click here.

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1000 Islands (Gananoque)

Distance from downtown: 2 hours

Prices: At 1000 Islands Kayaking, you can rent a solo kayak for $45 half a day and a tandem kayak for $75 half a day. Half a day constitutes three hours. For more info, click here.

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Rideau River (Kemptville)

Distance from downtown: 45 minutes

Prices: At Drifters Outdoors Canoe & Kayak Rentals, you can rent a kayak for $20 for one hour and $30 for two hours. For more info, click here.

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Gatineau River (Wakefield)

Distance from downtown: 45 minutes

Prices: At Expeditions Wakefield, you can rent a solo kayak for three hours for $40 and a tandem kayak for three hours for $50. All rentals include safety gear, like life jackets. For more info, click here.

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Dow's Lake

Distance from downtown: 15 minutes

Prices: At the Dow's Lake Pavillion, solo kayaks cost $16.00 for the first hour and $8.00 for every additional hour. Tandem kayaks cost $20.00 for the first hour and $8.00 for every additional hour. Taxes included. For more info, click here.

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