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Ottawa Walking Tours

Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5N2, Canada
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Best walking tour of Ottawa!

The start of the tours begins in front of the Info Center. The guide makes sure to count all the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacquesd1963
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Ottawa, Canada
Walking tour

We joined a group at 10 a.m. on a Saturday for a free walking tour of central Ottawa. The guide was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephenjbourne
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Ottawa Walking Tours is a company dedicated to letting our experienced, professional guides acquaint you with the history of our beautiful city. Our 2.5 hour guided walks are a must for visitors wanting to get a great overview of the city and learn more about the city’s history, colourful political characters and snap some outstanding photographs. Spend a couple of hours with us exploring our city's past and discovering how the modern city of Ottawa came to be. A must for visitors who want to feel the essence of the Canadian capital
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Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5N2, Canada
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"historical highlights"
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"great tour"
in 25 reviews
"highly recommend this walking tour"
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"sparks street"
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"fun facts"
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"small group"
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"an absolute"
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"war memorial"
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"capital city"
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"byward market"
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"parliament hill"
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"chateau laurier"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The start of the tours begins in front of the Info Center. The guide makes sure to count all the people present so as to not miss anybody during the 2 hour or so tour. He's very knowlegeable in all areas of the city and...More

Thank Jacquesd1963
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We joined a group at 10 a.m. on a Saturday for a free walking tour of central Ottawa. The guide was the boss of Ottawa Walking Tours. It lasted about 2 hours. One of the group said it was much better than a similar prepaid...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Took a walking tour on a Monday morning with Brendon (?) as I had half a day to explore Ottawa. First time doing something like this and had a great time. He was informative and entertaining with lots of information. As a history major it...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

A very informative and relaxed walking tour of Ottawa. Small group which made it easy to listen to and kept the pace going.

Thank Deborah R
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

A tour with Ottawa Walking Tours (Craig MacDonald) is a MUST! It was one of the coldest days of the year but we completed our tour and it was well worth it! I enjoyed every detail. Craig's knowledge of Ottawa and it's history is immense...More

Thank Dorothy S
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

I coordinated a group of 40 University of Manitoba employees to Ottawa in late October. I booked the Ottawa Walking Tours and found from my initial correspondence with Craig MacDonald to booking the tours was great. We had 2 groups of 20 participants each group...More

Thank Lynn W
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

This is a terrifically laid back walking tour. Guide Craig was excellent and low-key, full of information but ready to adapt to questions.

Thank Loskr
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I felt the walking tour was excellent. the tour guide was very knowledgeable and easy going. they provided a history of the area regarding the parliament buildings, downtown ottawa that was very informative. they were prepared and professional in every way.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

My son and I visited Ottawa from Toronto to attend the Leafs vs. Senators game so we didn't have time to do a lot of things we would have liked to do. We decided the best way to see the highlights of the city itself...More

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Our group consisted of 20 adults varying in age and agility. Adrienne was amazing tour guide and a lot of fun. Great commentary as she was extremely knowledgeable, interesting and patient with our large group. She supplied us with fun facts and scintillating stories as...More

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Maggie B
17 June 2016|
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Response from Sarah F | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I would say the tour and route is dog friendly, but I would check with the organisers if they allow you to bring dogs.
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faina738
16 June 2015|
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Response from owt | Property representative |
The best way to book is to either visit our website (sorry, trip advisor will not allow me to insert our web page link here), selecting your language preference and then the "Tour Schedule" tab at the top centre of the page... More
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