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2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour provided by Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals

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2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
First-time visitors who want to experience the best of Ottawa can see more in less time on this bike sightseeing tour. Safely pedal around this bike-friendly city and check out Ottawa's highlights including the National War Memorial, Rideau Hall, and the Byward Market. Stop along the way to snap photos and learn about each location from your guide. Follow bike paths and backroads for a fun and safe experience suitable for all ages.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
65 Sparks St.
65 Sparks St., Ottawa, ON K1P 5A5, Canada
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  • 1
    National War Memorial
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    Rideau Canal National Historic Site
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Pass by Bytown Museum
  • 3
    Ottawa Locks
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    ByWard Market
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Rideau Hall
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    Rideau Falls
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 7
    National Gallery of Canada
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Pass by Parliament Hill and Buildings
You'll end at
65 Sparks St.
65 Sparks St., Ottawa, ON K1P 5A5, Canada
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Highlights
  • See more of Ottawa in less time on this beginner-friendly bike sights tour
  • Stay safe as you ride by cruising along Ottawa's designated bike paths
  • Choose a departure time that's most convenient
  • Don't worry about extra costs, with bike, helmet, and water bottle included
Important Information
Departure Point
65 Sparks St., Ottawa, ON K1P 5A5, Canada
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bicycle
  • Helmet
  • Water bottle
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Gratuities
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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.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lespo wrote a review 7 Aug
Brampton, Canada70 contributions34 helpful votes
I have been to Ottawa numerous times on business, but this year, Ottawa became a Covid Year vacation destination. We’re glad it became such. Our guide Hans was simply outstanding. Informative, relaxed, professional and very respectful of his guests. I had never been to Rideau
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Trudgeo wrote a review 7 Aug
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico21 contributions9 helpful votes
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Great way to see Ottawa if your only here a few days. Knowledgeable staff, great equipment! Thanks city bike tours.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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CBrez wrote a review Jul 2020
LaSalle, Canada5 contributions
We (Family of 4-kids 17 & 14) had a wonderful 2 hour bike tour lead by Hans today. Incredible scenery, comfy bikes (we chose the cruisers) and a friendly and knowledgeable guide taught us wonderful facts about Ottawa. Highly recommend doing this tour We can’t wait to come back
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Biketoursottawa, Owner at 2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Scenic7, Thank you so much for your choosing us ad your kind review! Hans a wonderful guide and we are very happy that you all enjoyed your experience with us! We cannot wait to have you back for our longer tours perhaps or even renting our bikes and exploring the city with our self-guided maps! Warm Regards, Maria :)
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KET wrote a review Jul 2020
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For families, I can't recommend the two-hour city tour highly enough! We booked the tour (two adults, two kids - ages 13 and nine) through Maria (I think), who followed up both by phone and email to confirm the details. On the morning of our tour, we were met at the
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Biketoursottawa, Owner at 2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your gracious review! We do love giving family-friendly tours and happy to hear that our wonderful guide Hans could engage your kids. Indeed, our tours are such a fun safe way to sightsee in Ottawa during the pandemic and beyond! We look forward to seeing you again! The Escape Team and Maria :)
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Mikaela Capeling wrote a review Jul 2020
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This tour was absolutely incredible!! We went with a group of 8 youth, 2 adults and 2 bike tour leaders. They accommodated the group so well - stopping for brief history explanations of Ottawa along the way - I personally learnt so much even though I grew up in Ottawa. They also
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Biketoursottawa, Owner at 2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Mikaela, Thank you so much for your wonderful remarks! It was our pleasure! What a great group of youth; pleasant, polite, and good riders! Denis and I enjoyed giving you the tour a lot as well! Warm regards,The Escape Team and Maria :)
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About the operator

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By: Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals
nieraci
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Ottawa Staycation
Our guide, Sparky, showed us some great views and was very informative. Great way to see our nations capital!
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mikeandsue88
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Great bike tour with Andrew
Highly recommended bike tour. Was an easy ride good combination of sight seeing and riding and right amount of stop
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hollyu496
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The best way to see & get a taste of the city!!
We did the Bike & Bites tour and it was the most incredible day! It was the best combination of a guided bike tour
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margaretbU4079QZ
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Awesome electric bike experience
My daughter and I rented the electric bikes - Cube - with Bosch battery and it was amazing. We had reserved them a
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359fangj
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Best bike rental in town!
Best bike rental in town! Maria is so helpful choosing the most suitable bikes for me and my kids. The bikes are br
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JulieO177ZC
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Rented e-scooters
We rented e-scooters from this company and spent three lovely hours riding around Ottawa. Had a great time. The sco
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Muskokajohn
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Escape Tours Top Marks!
The trail network in and around Ottawa, is world class. The extensive recreational network connects the city core w
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WorldTreks
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Memorable in the best way!
As a Family Group of 7 ranging in age from 12 to 80 years, we took a 2 hour City bicycle tour with Escape Bicycle T
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965brantg
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A Great Tour
Excellent staff and east to book. Our guide, Denis, really knew his stuff and answered all the many questions we ha
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miriamkhan
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An unforgettable experience!
My husband and I were spending a week in Ottawa and really wanted an interactive way to learn about the city and se
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Trek308542
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Bike tour
Highly recommend! Hans was very knowledgeable and accommodating during our tour. We enjoyed seeing Ottawa on bikes
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BC2019tourists
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We had a wonderful time. Saw all the highlights and Hans, our Guide, provided lots of information and the "backstory".
We really enjoyed our bike tour. We met the company personnel at the office - right on Sparkes Street. Our questi
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srM8030XW
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Great tour!
We really enjoyed our Ottawa city bike tour. Great guide, he was friendly and very knowledgeable about the sites we
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MarshaLuke
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Great fun!
The tour was both fun and informative. We were able to get close-up views of many sights and locations. Our guide s
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smsfirecracker
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Not-to-be missed
The many traffic-free cycle routes in Ottawa delighted us on a beautifully sunny and crisp October day - when trees
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  • Duration: 2h
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