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Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

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See the best of Ottawa without the stress of public transit and taxis on this hop-on hop-off guided bus tour. With your 1-day pass, hop aboard the double-decker, open-top bus for a panoramic sightseeing excursion. Great for kids and adults, your ticket offers the chance to see over 75 sites at more than a dozen strategically placed stops. Hop off at every stop, or just take in views on the full city loop.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.51
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$38.51

2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour

2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour

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This small-group bike tour is perfect for families and those wanting a safe and leisurely way to see Ottawa. Most of the route is on designated bike paths or quaint backroads that take you to some of Ottawa’s cultural and natural highlights. See Rideau Hall, cycle the Rideau Canal path, plus see the War Memorial, Byward Market and more. Stop along the way to learn more about certain locations and get local tips from your guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.69
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$54.69
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Rideau Canal Cruise

Rideau Canal Cruise

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The Rideau Canal links Canada’s capital—Ottawa—with majestic Lake Ontario. On this tour, cruise in comfort along the UNESCO World Heritage–listed waterway and admire sweeping views over top attractions including the Canadian Museum of Nature, Château Laurier, Dow’s Lake, and the National Arts Centre. Along the way, listen as your guide sheds light on centuries of colorful Canadian history.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.37
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$30.37
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Ottawa Highlights 3.5 Hour Bike Tour

Ottawa Highlights 3.5 Hour Bike Tour

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Experience the beauty and history of Ottawa on a half-day bike tour in and around the city. See the major attractions and must-see sites while enjoying the natural pathways and waterways of Canada’s capital city.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.93
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$79.93
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Ottawa River Tour

Ottawa River Tour

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See the sights in Canada’s Capital from the Ottawa River during this narrated tour onboard the Paula D. Look out at Canada’s Parliament Buildings from the river and snap photos of the spectacular city views. Marvel at the mix of natural beauty and modern, urban development while enjoying refreshments or cocktails from the boat’s canteen.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.56
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$27.56
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Best of Ottawa Neighbourhoods & Nature Bike Tour

Best of Ottawa Neighbourhoods & Nature Bike Tour

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Experience the beauty and history of Ottawa on a bike tour in and around the city. Explore some of the city's trendiest and most vibrant neighborhoods and get a sense of local life as you travel through Centretown, the Glebe, and Hintonburg among others. On route, see all the major sites while enjoying the natural pathways and waterways of Canada’s capital city, and enjoy a snack as you travel.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.52
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$71.52
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Night on Ottawa Tour

Night on Ottawa Tour

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Ottawa shines at night. Start with a leisurely sunset cruise on the river, passing Ottawa landmarks and giving you lovely views of the sky as it changes color. From there, enjoy a ride through Ottawa, and a wander through the bustling Byward Market. Top it off with the impressive “Northern Lights” show projected on the wall of the Parliament Building.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.59
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$128.59
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Self-Guided Biking in Ottawa-Gatineau

Self-Guided Biking in Ottawa-Gatineau

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Choose your own itinerary during this self-guided tour of Ottawa via bicycle. Pedal your way through the city like a local, using the provided map to reach the sites that most interest you. Safe and scenic bike paths keep you away from car traffic and let you see the green areas of the region.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.98
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$23.98
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Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa

Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa

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Take a spooky stroll through Downtown Ottawa on this guided haunted walking tour. Experience the darker side of Canada’s capital and hear tales of the city's haunted heritage as told by a professional storyteller. Hear the hair-raising stories and see the area’s most haunted sites. It’s a fascinating, spine-tingling adventure.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.31
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$23.31

Ottawa Tourist Scavenger Hunt

Ottawa Tourist Scavenger Hunt

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Are you planning a visit to Ottawa? Our tourist treasure hunt will take you from Chateau Laurier to the Supreme Court and the Byward Market, passing by the Parliament Hill of course! You will have to solve challenges at every step to discover your next destination and earn points. At each step, you will learn a little history as well as interesting facts about what surrounds you. t takes 2-3 hours to complete, do it whenever you wish - you select your own date and start time, no scheduling or reservation needed. 20+ challenges, games and enigmas to solve as you walk through this historic neighborhood.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.86
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$37.86
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Ottawa Spring Tulip Festival Bike Tour

Ottawa Spring Tulip Festival Bike Tour

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The Canadian Tulip Festival celebrates the return of spring, with over a million displays of tulips planted throughout our city in May. Capture spectacular views of the tulips and discover their colorful beauty along with other hidden gems and the history of the city on a bike tour. In addition to the Tulip site at Dow's Lake, you will visit Rideau Canal, Landsdowne Park, the Glebe, Little Italy and much more.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.10
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$63.10

Ottawa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Ottawa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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The Canadian capital is known for its historic landmarks, world-class museums, and riverfront parklands, but most travelers only get to see the highlights. On this tour, discover the city through the eyes of an Ottawa local and enjoy a personalized itinerary custom-made for you. Your ‘Lokafyer’ guide is no typical tour guide—instead, they will show you around the city like a friend and take you to the neighborhoods, museums, markets, and restaurants that they know and love.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.21
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$30.21
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ByWard Market Lunch Tasting Experience

ByWard Market Lunch Tasting Experience

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**COVID-19 UPDATE: This tour is currently not running due to social distancing requirements for indoor activities. It typically requires a 2-person minimum booking and is a 2-bubble* only experience: Your guide will walk you through the streets of the ByWard Market and stop at various local-loved eateries where the house's specialty will be served to you as you learn about the city's rich history. Also known as the "International Tour" because of the diversity of authentic food offered, this 2.5 to 3-hour tour offers you a taste of the city's diverse roots and passion for food. This tour includes a stop to sample the world-famous BeaverTail (R) from the original location. Dietary restrictions and special needs must be communicated ahead of time - please indicate restrictions in the SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS field at the CHECKOUT of your ticket purchase. *Tours are restricted to people from the same household and up to 1 other household.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.04
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$77.04
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Cycling the Nation's Capital, self-guided

Cycling the Nation's Capital, self-guided

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• Why self-guided on two wheels? Our pathway system is at our doorstep. No reservation/cancelation needed. Pay only when your ride is complete. 300 bikes available. Our community is safe and helpful to visitors. Easy to navigate pathways follow the 4 major waterways. Our personal directions and map are guaranteed. You set your time, pace and route* from 10am everyday.  IT COSTS LESS! • No traffic or delays from the Rideau Canal tour/rental centre • Light, easy Giant models in five sizes expertly fitted. Electric assist available. • Ride the waterways, parklands and national historic site pathways • See Rideau Canal, Rideau Falls, Hog's Back Falls, Arboretum, Central Farm, Rideau, Ottawa and Gatineau Rivers • Duration: up to 4 hours, 15km -25km
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.16
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$24.16

The Best of Ottawa Walking Tour

The Best of Ottawa Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Did you know that Ottawa is the capital of Canada? A multilingual city? Ottawa! You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Ottawa. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$505.07
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$505.07
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The Best of Toronto Walking Tour

The Best of Toronto Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Want to explore the biggest city of Canada? And to experience the outstanding selection of food? Street art? Parades? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Toronto. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$505.07
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$505.07
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Pioneering Days: An audio tour of the captivating history of Ottawa's pioneers

Pioneering Days: An audio tour of the captivating history of Ottawa's pioneers

Starting where Ottawa began, this self guided audio tour will take you to the very best city viewpoint. Beginning back when there was nothing here but forest, you will see where and hear how Ottawa began and gain a pretty good feeling for the circumstances, events and leaders that shaped the city in its earliest days. Most everything you see as you walk is explained. The tour ends in the most famous market in town, where you will find lots to see and great places to refresh yourself. Take in gorgeous views of the Ottawa River. Find out about the indigenous people who inhabited the area for thousands of years. Learn about the famous locks of Ottawa. Finally end the tour in the bustling Byward Market. Along the way, discover the stories of the pioneering characters who have shaped the captivating history of Ottawa.
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
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$5.20
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$5.20

Ottawa Self-guided Scavenger Hunt and Walking Tour

Ottawa Self-guided Scavenger Hunt and Walking Tour

Are you looking for things to do in Ottawa? A walk along the Rideau River is an opportunity to learn about the importance of the city and discover some of its attractions. You will have to solve challenges at each step to discover your next destination. Walk from Rideau Falls Park to Green Island to Rideau Hall and the residence of the Prime Minister of Canada, passing some parks, mansions. You will have fun completing challenges.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.86
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$37.86
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Toronto, Niagara Falls & 1000 Islands VIP 2–Day Trip From Ottawa

Toronto, Niagara Falls & 1000 Islands VIP 2–Day Trip From Ottawa

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* Two full days to discover Toronto and Niagara Falls * Scenic St Lawrence River Cruise among the 1000 Islands * Hornblower Cruise, unforgettable experience of Niagara Falls * Niagara-on-the-Lake, the charming of wine country * Urban landmarks in Toronto,Canada’s largest and cosmopolitan
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  • 2 days
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$439.24
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$439.24
Price varies by group size

Ottawa City & Cruise VIP Day Tour From Ottawa

Ottawa City & Cruise VIP Day Tour From Ottawa

* A historic sightseeing cruise aboard the Empress of Ottawa * Parliament Hill, a must-see in Canada’s Capital * Rideau Canal - UNESCO World Heritage Site * Rideau Hall – the official residence of both the Canadian monarch and the Governor General of Canada * Chance to Vistit Canadian Museum of History and War Museum
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  • 13 hours
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$122.54
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$122.54

Haunted Walk's Nightmare Before (and after) Christmas Tour in Ottawa

Haunted Walk's Nightmare Before (and after) Christmas Tour in Ottawa

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Join us as we explore the darker side of the festive season. Hear about strange and frightening holiday traditions from around the world and gather in close as we share creepy Christmas-themed ghost stories. The majority of the tour will take place inside the spooky Bytown Museum, one of Ottawa’s oldest and most haunted buildings. Once inside, you’ll learn why some Haunted Walk tour guides are too scared to give tours of the museum – even at Christmas time! Pay close attention to the stories and you might just win yourself some extra presents before the night is through!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.71
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$20.71

Private 8-hour Tour to Ottawa from Montreal - Hotel pick up and drop off

Private 8-hour Tour to Ottawa from Montreal - Hotel pick up and drop off

Make the best of your time in Montreal and visit Ottawa, the capital of Canada, on a full day excursion with us. Explore the city most emblematic sites of Ottawa with a local expert. Your private driver will pick you up at your desired time in Montreal and drive you to Ottawa. Once there, alongside one of our professional tour guides, you will learn the history and visit the main sites of Ottawa during a 2 hour guided city tour. You will of course have free time for lunch in Ottawa before returning. Your tour will end up in your desired place in Montreal. Final itinerary is adjustable to your personal interests
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$984.90
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$984.90
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