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Holly Jolly Hunt - Ottawa, ON

Holly Jolly Hunt - Ottawa, ON
2 hours
USD 20.00
Holly Jolly Hunt is a holiday scavenger hunt done on your smartphone, that brings your entire family and friends together for holiday cheer. During the adventure you'll be seeking out all the traditional, and even the non-traditional holiday items we all see this time of year. You'll use the app to get points for each item you find. The goal is to capture as many items as you can in order to score as many points as you can. Along the way you'll be asked to perform silly holiday themed tasks meant to bring laughter and smiles to everyone involved. Come play with us. Young or old, this is a scavenger hunt for everyone that enjoys this time of year. Holly Jolly Hunt is back for 2018 and we promise you will create holiday memories that you will not forget!

Zombie Scavengers Game - Waterloo, ON

Zombie Scavengers Game - Waterloo, ON
1 hour
USD 20.00
CAN YOU SURVIVE THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE?<br>Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game.<br>With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive. Using your smartphone, your team will be tasked with scavenging the city for food, supplies, weapons, and shelter. The more things you find, the more points you get and more likely you are to survive. Along the way, you will be asked to do a challenge or answer a trivia question in order to be rewarded virtual weapons to ward off the zombies. The area is crawling with relentless zombies, and rival colonies are moving in. If you get too relaxed, rival colonies will take what you worked hard to find. The goal is to find all of the items in hopes that you will survive the zombie apocalypse.

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Ottawa International Airport

Where is Ottawa Airport?  

Canada's capital city, Ottawa, is located on the Ontario side of the Ottawa River, opposite Gatineau, Quebec. 

Ottawa's Rideau Canal is North America's oldest continuously operated canal system, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In winter, it freezes over and forms the world's largest skating rink, and is actually used as a 7.8 kilometre (4.8 miles) transportation path downtown.

Ottawa International Airport (IATA: YOW, ICAO: CYOW), officially Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport or Macdonald-Cartier Airport, commonly referred to as simply Ottawa Airport, is located in Riverside South, just south of downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The airport is named after Sirs John A. Macdonald and George-Étienne Cartier, the country's first Prime Minister and Father of Confederation respectively.

In 2011, Ottawa Airport served 4,624,626 passengers, making it Canada's 6th busiest airport. YOW Airport has United States border preclearance facilities. 

Ottawa Airport is part of Canada's busiest air corridor between Ottawa, Montreal Trudeau Airport (YUL), and Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), commonly referred to as the Eastern Triangle. Ottawa Airport is also a gateway for flights to the eastern Arctic via Iqaluit Airport (YFB).

Other destinations served by YOW include Boston, Calgary, Cancún, Charlotte, Charlottetown, Chicago, Detroit, Edmonton, Fort Lauderdale, Frankfurt, Fredericton, Halifax, Las Vegas, London (ON), London (UK), Los Cabos, Montego Bay, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Puerto Vallarta, Punta Cana, Quebec City, Regina, Santa Clara, Saskatoon, St. John's, Vancouver, Varadero, Washington DC and Winnipeg, to name just a few.

Airlines that fly to Ottawa Airport include Air Canada, Air Transat, American Eagle, Bearskin Airlines, Canadian North, CanJet, Delta Connection, First Air, Porter Airlines, Sunwing Airlines, United Express, US Airways and WestJet.

In 2011, Ottawa Airport was named Best Airport in North America in the Airport Service Quality Awards by Airports Council International. YOW was also named 2nd Best Airport by Size in the 2 to 5 million passenger category.

Your best bet for an Ottawa Airport transfer is the bus. Details on all options are included in this guide.


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The Ottawa Airport is notorious for losing checked bags or for bags not accompanying your flight (personal experience from a few IHT Team members). It is recommended you bring a change of clothes with you on the plane just in case.

If you are transiting to the United States from another city in Canada via Ottawa be very careful of your checked luggage as it will not be automatically transferred to your US destination. This is despite contradictionary advice given by airline agents. You NEED to pick-up your luggage at the carousel belt in Ottawa and re-check your luggage otherwise your bag will remain in Ottawa. There is no real logic to why this process in in place other than lack of resources available at the Ottawa Airport to simply transfer your bags for you.

Additional Ottawa Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 28 Jun 2019