Before you come on our Airboat adventure, bring :
-Warm cloth for fresh days
-Your smile !
If it's raining on the day of your reservation, your departure will be rescheduled based on your availability.
Are children admitted ? We recommend that your kids be at least 3 years old to appreciate the expedition.
Do you have toilet on the site ? No, we recommend to go to the TimHortons or McDonalds before coming (if you need to). The 2 restaurants are within 2 minutes on boul. Maloney)
Is the airboat noisy ? An airboat always gives a little noise but we have ear protectors for you to use. The airboat's noise doesn’t disturb the wildlife.
How many people can we be ? Max. 8 passengers on bord.
How long is the expedition ? Expeditions are 60 minutes. If you want to use the hiking trail with the floating bridge, (included), you will need at least 3 hours to do everything.
Do you have life jackets ? Yes, life jackets of all sizes are provided and must be worn at all times during the expedition. Our operations are regulated by the Ministry of Transport Canada. Bayou-Outaouais is also subject to provincial laws and is licensed to operate a passenger ship in Gatineau, Québec. The security of everyone is our top priority.
What is there to watch on an airboat tour in Gatineau ? Lots of wildlife, birds, reptiles, mammals and fish. The natural beauty and the origin of the wetlands of the Ottawa river will be explained to you during your expedition.
Are disabled people admitted on the tour ? Yes
Are elderly people admitted ? Yes
What is the speed of the airboat during the expedition ? The airboat can speed up to 50 knots (~95km/h) but we usually go no more than 25 knots (45 km/h) during the expedition, this way, we can observe the wildlife more.
Can we bring food on board ? Food is not allowed on the tour. We recommend that you eat your snack before or after the tour.
What if we reserve online and bad weather doesn’t allow us to leave at the scheduled time? We will give you another time that will fit your schedule.
Can we reserve for more than an hour and go for a pick-nick ? Call us at 819-209-1045. We will fit all your adventure needs as best we can!