Pirate Adventures – Ottawa, Ontario

Badge of Awesome Communities invites you to share your favourite things to see and do in cool destinations around the world. We caught up with the folks from Pirate Adventures Ottawa — one of our featured attractions from the Ottawa, Ontario area — to learn about what they have to offer and what they think makes their community so awesome.

What makes Pirate Adventures awesome?

Pirate Adventures Ottawa: Pirate Adventures is a 75-minute interactive pirate-theatre cruise set in the historic Rideau Canal. Where else can you find sword fights, water cannons, face paint, costumes, dancing, treasure maps and your share of the booty!

What makes the Ottawa area awesome?

  Pirate Adventures Ottawa: Pirate Adventures is located at the north end of Mooney’s Bay near the Hog’s Back waterfalls. This is an amazing place to spend a day with the kids! Aside from the obvious awesomeness of a swashbuckling adventures, you can easily spend the day at Mooney’s Bay. The beach is great and the locks to the Rideau Canal are really interesting. You can also take a stroll around the trails surrounding the Hog’s Back waterfall, but the best new addition to Mooney’s Bay is the gigantic new playground! This recently opened park is the largest of it’s kind in Canada. It was put up as part of the Canada 150 celebrations and boasts different sections each representing every province in Canada!

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Josh Martin
Josh Martin is the founder and chief blogger at Badge of Awesome. He lives in southwestern Ontario, Canada and is the author of "Misadventure Musings: Lessons learned from life's awesome and absurd moments" and "Going on a Bear Hunt: Five things cancer taught me about overcoming obstacles."

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