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Discover the Nation's Capital
from the Ottawa River
Use the water taxi for a short commute across the Ottawa River between Ontario and Quebec.
Short Trips are 10-15 minutes, starting at $6.95 one-way.
Tickets may be purchased from our dock locations. Payment can be made with cash, credit cards, or debit cards.
Adults ............... $6.95
Children ............ $6.95
10-Ride Pass* ... $50.00
Short Trips are offered from 11am to 6:30pm, Tuesday through Sunday. We are closed on Monday. Reservations are not required for Short Trips.
Short Trip dock locations:
Canadian Museum of History (Gatineau)
Ottawa Locks (Ottawa)
Richmond Landing (Ottawa)
Bikes, strollers, pets, wheelchairs, and children under the age of two are welcome aboard at no extra charge.
*10-Ride Pass Terms & Conditions:
Valid for short trips between Ottawa Locks, Canadian Museum of History, and Richmond Landing.
Maximum of two passengers per use.
Passes are transferable and do not expire.
Dock Locations & Major Attractions
The water taxi docks are located near many major landmarks and attractions in both Ottawa & Gatineau. Select one of the dock locations below to learn what each has to offer!
* Short Trip Destination *
The Ottawa Locks dock is located on the Ontario shoreline, just down the steps from Wellington Street.
National Arts Centre
Ottawa Art Gallery
National Gallery of Canada
Tickets can be purchased prior to departure at our dock locations.
Our Solar-Electric Vessels are the future of water transportation. Powered by solar-electric engines, these boats produce zero emissions and use green energy to get you where you need to go. Travel in style and comfort while helping to preserve the environment. Our Solar-Electric Vessels are perfect for eco-friendly water taxis and provide a safe and easy way to get around.