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Explore the voyageur trail by bike

Explore the voyageur trail by bike

Duration:5.5 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks, Equipment and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Having been born and raised in the Ottawa valley, I have come to know, understand, and truly appreciate all that this region has to offer. This region is my playground and you will usually find me outside either running, hiking, cycling, canoeing, paddle boarding, cross country skiing or snow shoeing. As a trip leader with Habitat for Humanity, I am used to hosting groups and doing my very best…
Mathieu
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Mathieu
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What we’ll do

We will meet at the museum of history in Gatineau, at around 10am. There, we will discuss the plan for the day, and I will get to truly explain the historical significance of the path we will be taking as well as the various sites we will see and stop at. I will be handing out snacks and water to everyone prior to our departure. We will be travelling on the relatively flat Voyageur bike path,…

What else you should know

Although some level of fitness is required, this excursion can be adapted to the group.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Granola bars and fruit
Drinks
Water
Transport
Transportation
Equipment
Bikes and helmets

What to bring

Appropriate clothing
Shoes (Sneakers)
Sunscreen

Where you'll be

During the fur trades, this portion of the river was known for it's 3 major portages. We will stop at each one and discuss the realities of having to carry the canoes and all the gear and the equipment over various distances. these areas will also provide great views over the river. These features have not only shaped the topography but have also influenced the toponymy of the region and had a lot of historical significance.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

More tips

Although some level of fitness is required, this excursion can be adapted to the group.
Mathieu
bike ride
Explore the voyageur trail by bike
New experience
From £36/person
New experience
From £36/person