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Best of Ottawa Bike Tour

  • See the top Ottawa tourist spots during the leisurely paced ride
  • Visit some of the trendiest neighborhoods and stop for lunch
  • Bike rentals, helmet, water, and a snack are included in the tour price
Best of Ottawa Bike Tour
From US$ 85.05
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Best of Ottawa Bike Tour
US$ 85.05

Pedal through Ottawa to see the top sites of Canada’s capital city on this guided bike tour. The easy pace of the 5-hour tour allows you to enjoy the beautiful natural and architectural landmarks along the way. See many of the highlights of the city, the hip neighborhoods, waterways, and waterfalls, complete with a lunch break at a popular market stop.

What to Expect

Your Ottawa bike tour begins downtown with a quick safety briefing after being fitted with the right bike for each rider. From there, your guide will lead the group along Sussex Drive (home to the official residence of the Prime Minister) to Rideau Falls. Following the Rideau Canal leads you through Old Ottawa South and the Glebe, two of Ottawa’s trendiest areas.

Continuing on the canal-side path brings the tour to Hog’s Back Falls, officially the Prince of Wales Falls, and some of the top agricultural attractions in the Ottawa area.

Stop for lunch at the Parkdale Market before passing into Quebec for a different view of the capital. Then head back downtown, past the National Gallery, ByWard Market, and Parliament Hill to end your tour back at the starting point.

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Reviews (10)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Bes way to see Ottawa

A+ Bike tour. I am looking forward to bringing my friends next time. Maria has excellent customer service skills and is a dedicated owner. Sparky was my tour guide and she absolutely loves her job and does it super well. I'm very happy to have...More

Thank Nour K
Maria r, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks Nour! Your were a spirited guest and we enjoyed hosting you! Looking forward to seeing you again! Maria :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fresh air, exercise and scenery, what more could you want?

Taking the 5 hour bike tour was a great way to see Ottawa and get some exercise as well. we were a group of two so the pace was perfect for us. The pace and the distance are very doable (we both have ridden bikes...More

Thank Lauren/Brian R
Maria r, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lauren and Brian, Many thanks for your beautiful review! We enjoyed hosting you and are very happy to hear how pleased you were with your experience with us! Maria :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic way to see Ottowa !

We had an amazing experience with Escape Bicycle Tours. We are new to visiting Ottowa and wanted to see the sights. We began the day meeting owner Maria who fitted us with VERY nice bikes. We own some premium road bikes ourselves and had no...More

Thank Steven D
Maria R, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Steve, Thank you so much for your very nice review! We are so pleased to know that your first bike tour experience was a super positive one! I loved your story about passing by our store the year before in Ottawa and taking note...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent bike tour and guide! Highly recommend.

My friend and I had a day and a half to spend in Ottawa and we were very glad for doing this tour. Our tour guide Dick was excellent in making sure we are always aware of where we were going, he was patient and...More

1  Thank Rama I
Maria r, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rama, Thank you for choosing a good chunk of your limited time in Ottawa with us and we are happy to hear that we left you with satisfaction and a very positive experience! Maria :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Work Group

Absolutely amazing! Our guide Sparky ensured we got to all of the best there is to see in the city bright and early in the morning! If you are looking to see the best that Ottawa has to offer, this is the way to go!

Thank Taylor C
Maria r, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks Taylor! You guys were real trippers too having a 7:30 am tour! Happy to hear you had a great experience with us! Maria :)

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