Ottawa offers such an incredible array of activities for those who love adventure! When you stay at the Lord Elgin Hotel you can take day trips to the best adventures and then settle in for a lovely evening of comfort in our beautiful hotel

Ottawa rests in the middle of a playground designed for the outdoor adventurer.  Whitewater rafting, cycling trails for novice and expert cyclist, aerial adventure, bungee jumping, boating and kayaking, and much much more.

When you stay at the Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa, you are at the perfect location to take in the urban and cultural highlights of Ottawa and easily reach all the great spots for adventure in and surrounding Ottawa.  Long known as one of the finest hotels in Ottawa, the Lord Elgin Hotel will help create a getaway you will never forget.

Cycling in Gatineau Park and Ottawa

Biking in Gatineau Park

BIKING – Rent – a – bike at the hotel and discover the many bikeways of Ottawa and the Gatineau, ranging from the very tame for the leisure biker to the very challenging for the expert cyclist.


Bike Rentals:

OR Escape Bike Tours

Camp Fortune:

Camp Fortune Aerial Park


Camp Fortune:

Adventure Lafleche:

Interzip Rogers:

Whitewater Rafting on the Ottawa River

WHITEWATER RAFTING – Known as some of the best white water in North America… come and enjoy at these long-established resorts:

Owl Rafting:

Wilderness Tours:

Great Canadian Bungee Jumping


Looking for the highest bungee jump in the land? Then look no further. Just 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa is “The Rock”, home to Great Canadian Bungee’s 200 ft. Goliath.

Great Canadian Bungee Corporation:


Spa Nordik

Spa Nordik:

Combine a hike in the lovely Gatineau Hills, or a bike ride with a relaxing day at this beautiful Scandinavian Spa, nestled in the Gatineau Hills. Located in the heart of nature, at the entrance of Gatineau Park, Le Nordik is a relaxation Spa that features Scandinavian baths in a unique setting.


Summer rentals at Dows Lake Marina include Canoes, Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle Boards and Paddleboats. They are available between the months of May and early October