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2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour

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    Stop At: Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, 65 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A5 Canada

    Start the tour here by bike fitting and tour/safety review at the historic pedestrian Sparks St. Mall.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: National War Memorial, Elgin Street Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N6 Canada

    Starting the tour we first visit the war memorial.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Rideau Canal, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B8 Canada

    Visit the historic Rideau Canal

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ottawa Locks, 1 Rideau St Beside the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7 Canada

    See Locks original operation as boats pass by.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Ottawa River, Ontario Canada

    Cycle through beautiful waterfront pathways.

    Pass By: Bytown Museum, 1 Canal Lane Ottawa Locks, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1L1 Canada

    Learn about Ottawa's oldest stone building and its legacy.

    Stop At: Rideau Hall, 1 Sussex Dr 1, Promenade Sussex, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A1 Canada

    Visit Government General's residence to learn about Canadian political system and enjoy the beautiful Gardens

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Rideau Falls, 1 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A1 Canada

    Enjoy a beautiful view and fresh breeze at the Falls.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Parliament Hill and Buildings, 111 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Canada

    You will see the best views of the Parliament Hill from the Quebec side and will learn about it

    Stop At: Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier St, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M8 Canada

    Enjoy the spectacular view of the region and learn about he museum architecture.

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    65 Sparks St., Ottawa, ON K1P 5A5, Canada
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Bicycle
    • Helmet
    • Water bottle
    • Local guide
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Canadian Museum of History
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Guest must arrive to the tour starting location 20 minutes prior to the tour starting time for bike fitting and tour and safety review.
    • An additional fee of $60 would apply and is due on the day of the tour for non-English tour for 4 or less participants.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews highly recommend this company felt very safe guide chris my dad nice pictures longer ride fabulous guide rideau hall business trip great hour main sites interesting stories easy ride important sights great city year olds awesome tour
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Had a great 2 hour ride with Sparky. We hit all the hilites. Including riding across the bridge to Quebec. She was knowledgeable and thoughtful. The bikes were great. And the ride was flat and easy for the most part. Nice pace and great way...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank 640tlf
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My daughter and I had a terrific tour with Hans. He made sure we had a safe and well-informed tour. The route was well planned for a leisurely cycle with lots of great stops for views of the city and photos. We would book the...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My colleague talked me into doing a cycling tour, having not cycled for a number of years, I was a bit hesitant to say the least! But I thoroughly enjoyed it!!! It was an amazing way to see the city, most of the cycling was...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Tomjb300
    Maria R, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hey there Tomjb300 We love when we set the bar high...it provides you with the best tour possible. Super happy you enjoyed your tour with me. Enjoy all your future tours on your travels. Warm regards, Maria

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We were very happy when we drove through Ottawa with Maria. She showed us the nicest places of Ottawa. We can recommend this tour!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Bert O
    Maria R, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hey Bert O Glad you both enjoyed my tour and super happy you would recommend it. Be well.....warm regards, Maria

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Lots of historical information on Ottawa. Lovely paths beside the river. Lots of photo opportunities. Friendly guide named Dick. Bikes are good and a bottle of water for each rider

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Robin W
    Maria R, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Good day Robin W! Thank you for the review. We are happy you enjoyed all aspects of our tours. Hope to see you when you are back in Ottawa! Kind regards, Maria

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    19 August 2018|
    Response from Karenmcc09 | Reviewed this property |
    No. Not a bike rider since childhood.
    Allan U
    25 July 2018|
    Response from Karenmcc09 | Reviewed this property |
    I would contact Maria at Escape to answer this question.
    20 May 2018|
    Response from Marie-Louise B |
    Hi Linzee, yes it is suitable. The tour is around the canals and river and very flat, with a couple of rises to get onto a bridge or two, which you can walk if you want. It was a very leisurely pace. We stopped for lots of... More
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