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Feel the wind in your hair and experience aviation as it was in the 1930s! This ride provides an introduction to flying at its best – in a vintage open-cockpit biplane.
Travel along the picturesque Ottawa River. A lower altitude offers excellent picture-taking opportunities. Air time is 10 to 15 minutes.
Parliament Hill Tour
Strap on your aviator’s cap and goggles and get a bird’s eye view of Parliament Hill and downtown Ottawa.
Gatineau Hills Tour
Travel back in time as you soar serenely aloft the Gatineau River, viewing historic Gatineau Park, the Chelsea River dams, and the original river-logging route that helped found the City of Ottawa. Includes the Parliament Hill Tour on the return leg.
Panoramic vistas of Gatineau Park and a close-up look at Champlain Lookout are the hallmarks of this tour. See the secluded lakes and river systems that have made this park world famous. Also enjoy aerial views of the farmlands of western Quebec and eastern Ontario. The Parliament Hill Tour is included on the return leg. Air time is 30 to 35 minutes.
*All prices based on two passengers per flight. Taxes not included.
Visa, Mastercard & Debit accepted.
Gift Certificates & Customized Packages available.
Weight restrictions apply. Due to aircraft loading and safety requirements, Central Aviation Inc. has the right to limit, arrange &/or deny passenger loading at their sole discretion. All rides are subject to weather and aircraft serviceability. Rates are subject to change without notice.
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Ottawa Biplane Adventures Reviews
We went on the biplane adventure to celebrate our anniversary in August. We flew before 10:00 am, along the Ottawa river. It was a wonderful flight! We highly recommend it to anyone with a sense of... more »
For the actual flight with Alex, the pilot, I would give 5 stars. Was truly an amazing experience. For an aviation fan like me, this was a dream come true. Unfortunately the check-in was totally... more »
My wife reserved a ride for us as a gift, since she knows I have a thing for biplanes. We had a blast. We did the river fly over and it was a real treat. When we arrived we met the woman at the desk who was very friendly. There was only one plane flying that day, instead of two, so we had to wait a little longer than our reserved time. Nice thing is we got to walk around the museum, so the wait was no bother at all. The flight lasted about 15 minutes and the pilot was a really friendly guy and consummate professional. Some people have mentioned that the flights are too short. I would disagree. Honestly the thrill of being in a biplane was worth it alone, and I loved when the pilot banked the plane sharply. Sure, I could have spent more time in the air, but I am not disappointed in anyway. Highly recommended.
This was a great experience! Me and my friend got the $85 per person flight that they have. It was for a 10-15 minutes flight tour of the Ottawa river. Do not wear/bring any hats as they will require you to take it off. Shades are highly recommended to wear. If you don't have one, they will provide you a pair of goggles to wear. Our pilot was well experienced and he was extremely nice. He did give us a heads-up what to expect while we're in the air. The booth is a little hard to find, you have to go in the museum and walk all the way to the back of museum close to the stairs. I suggest asking the reception by the entrance and they will give you instructions. I also like the fact that this place is so flexible. They accept last minute bookings. I called just 3 hours before our flight so if you want to do this on a whim, you may do so. This is definitely good for couples who are looking for a small thrill.
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