6 Thrill-Seeking Dates Ideas in Ottawa

Thrill Seeking Dates in Ottawa
Facing challenging and scary life experiences brings couples together. Or so they say on reality TV programs like The Amazing Race and The Bachelorette.
If you agree with that theory, then head to Ottawa, where you can have endless dates full of thrills and adventure. 

The Backyard Axe Throwing League

If you have an axe to grind with your love, now is the time to express yourself. A professional coach will give you a lesson with safety protocols and then you can throw your axes together and see who has the best aim. It’s a unique attraction that your love will be thrilled to try. Pizza and drinks are a great follow-up to an epic axe-throwing session. 

Ottawa Biplane Adventures

Surprise your bae with a ride in a vintage biplane or small aircraft. Look down and you will have an epic aerial view of Ottawa, including Parliament Hill, the Ottawa River and other iconic landmarks. You will take off, wearing your goggles and helmet, from the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, which is worth a look after you come back to earth. 

Parachute GO Skydive

Love is in the air when you jump out of a plane together. Fear is in the air too. But you will get through it together with no going back as the plane reaches the right altitude. You will do tandem dives, each with a professional sky diving instructor, but who will go first? Jump and experience free falling, then reunite on the ground and decide if you will ever do it again. 

Calypso Theme Waterpark

For some wet and wild fun in the water, Calypso Theme Waterpark just out of Ottawa is the ideal place for an all-day-long date. It’s the biggest theme waterpark in Canada, with water slides, rivers, game areas and a wave pool. The Summit Tower leads to the best water slides to get the heart pumping like it did the first time you saw each other. 

This will be back open in June, keep an eye out!

Great Canadian Bungee

Guaranteed to get even the bravest person a little nervous, Great Canadian Bungee has all kinds of adventures for thrill-seekers. A highlight is the 200-foot head/body dip that rebounds sky high, giving epic views if you dare open your eyes. You will be bonded together after this madcap dive. Want more? You can go zip lining and rafting at this one-stop scare shop with beautiful scenery. 

Haunted Walk of Ottawa

Scare yourselves silly with the Haunted Ottawa Jail Tour that takes you on a freaky journey through the Old Carleton County Jail that is apparently haunted. Your costumed guide will evoke an atmosphere of fear as you get closer to death row and the gallows, then maybe glimpse some movement in the shadows. Could the hallways really be haunted? There’s only one way to find out.

It’s almost like Ottawa was made for daredevil love birds looking for their next adrenaline fix. If you are headed to the capital soon, you can plan some really exciting dates and have another reason to hold hands!

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