Canadians might not automatically think of rafting when they visit the national capital, but the Ottawa River is one of Canada's great heritage rivers, travelled by voyageurs long before the establishment of the city of Ottawa. Here are a few rafting operators active in the Ottawa area:

Equinox Adventures - also offers canoeing, kayaking, and riverboarding

Espirit - also offers canoeing, riverboarding

HorizonX- also offers kayaking, riverboarding, the smallest trips on the river

Owl Rafting

River Run Rafting

Wilderness Tours - The first operator on the Ottawa River, established in 1975. Also offers whitewater kayaking, family rafting, sea kayaking, bungee jumping, and rustic or luxury accommodations.