One- or Two-Hour Rental of a Paddleboat, Single-Person Kayak, or Canoe at Dows Lake Pavilion (Half Off)

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Sandra F. ·
Reviewed August 6, 2013
We all had a great time kayaking on the canal; my first time in a kayak and I would definitely do it again!


Marcey C. · 1 reviews
Reviewed July 25, 2013
We loved it and brought friends who will be back.


Jessie M. ·
Reviewed July 23, 2013
Great family time!

What You'll Get

Canoeing along a riverbank lets you get close to wildlife, much like sharing a strawberry with an elk. Share the great outdoors with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $12 for a two-hour rental of a paddleboat, one-person kayak, or canoe (a $24 value)
  • $8 for a one-hour rental of a paddleboat, one-person kayak, or canoe (a $16 value)

Rentals are available 10 a.m.–7 p.m.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 30 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. $20 deposit and valid photo ID required at rental (health cards not accepted). Must sign waiver; under 18 must have parent sign waiver. Life jackets included. Subject to weather and availability. Valid on weekdays only. May pay an additional $8 at redemption for extra hour of rental. May upgrade to a two person kayak for extra fee. Not valid on holidays. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Dows Lake Pavilion

Year-round, Dows Lake Pavilion offer respite from the indoors with scenic views of the Rideau Canal—a UNESCO World Heritage Site— and plenty of recreational activities to choose from. All summer, guests can take advantage of tranquility in the heart of the city as they meander along the waterway in a canoe, kayak, or pedal boat, while in winter, the pavilion provides access to one of the world's longest skating rinks outdoors for visitors to enjoy a unique skating experience. Three restaurants in the pavilion help guests refuel in between activities.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.