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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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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We were very much excited about our 2-hours-bicycle tour with local guide Nora who took us to main attractions, lovely looks of the city, hidden tresors and gave us all necessary information. We were a comfortable group of 5 really nice and interested people and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Vornetran
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Ottawa is so packed with historic, geographic and cultural highlights and picturesque scenes - many within a couple kilometers - that riding a bike is probably the best way to explore them. We took our family on this bike tour and were not disappointed. And...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank mark g
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Amazing, educational, fun! Loved the guide and the route. We had the perfect weather and lovely group.

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

    Hey there ManuelaNovaki! Who says you can't have fun and learn at the same time!!! Glad you enjoyed your tour with Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals. Thanks again! Warm regards, Maria :)

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My family and I did the 2-hour Ottawa Express bike tour in July 2019. We had two teenagers with us aged 16 and 14. After an initial blip with our booking caused by a tech error, Maria the owner was quick to resolve the problem...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank CLJ12345
    Maria R, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hey there CLJ12345 Thanks so much to taking the time to review our business. We are glad we could pull it all together and get you the tour you were hoping for. Brian enjoys the tours so much and told me what a great group...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Hans, our guide, was informative and fun. We saw all the main sights of Ottawa, and more besides, with lots of background information, giving an easy way of understanding the city and its layout. Handy if you want to go back to any of the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank edw00dward
    Maria R, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello edw00dward! Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Hans loves his city and it shows! Be well and warm 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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