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Ottawa Highlights 3 Hour Bike Tour

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    What to Expect
    This half-day bike tour takes you along the renowned Rideau Canal Western Pathway to one of Ottawa’s most-popular neighborhoods — the Glebe. Continuing along the Rideau Canal, which connects Ottawa to the city of Kingston — visit Hog's Back Falls, Carleton University, the Dominion Arboretum, Fletcher Wildlife Garden, the Central Experimental Farm and the Canada Agriculture Museum.

    When cycling back to Downtown Ottawa along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway. See more of Ottawa’s attractions, including the Canadian War Museum, then take a detour to the province of Quebec for a spectacular view of Downtown Ottawa.

    Finally, travel back to the starting point, passing the National Gallery of Canada, ByWard Market, Rideau Falls and Rideau Hall.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    65 Sparks Street
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Bicycle
    • Helmet
    • Local tour guide (in English, French, German, and Spanish)
    • Water bottle
    • Power Bar
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Guests must arrive to the location 20 minutes prior to the starting time for bike fitting and tour and safety review.
    • An additional fee of $70 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
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Excellent tour with our great guide Hans. The cycle route was just over 20km but was very flat and easy with plenty of stops and beautiful views. Hans gave us loads of information on the history of Ottawa, the architecture and fun anecdotes which really bought this gorgeous city
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    The tour guide was excellent and hilarious. The route was so amazing. We rode the streets, off road for a little. Rode around parks, over the bridges. It was hard to believe that we rode almost the entire of downtown Ottawa in one giant circle. We made a few stops to appreciate
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    We took this tour as an optional excursion with a Globus tour. The tour leader, Hans, was great. We would ride a mile or so, stop at a significant monument or statue and he would tell us its significance and then ride to the next stop. The ride was just challenging enough to
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    Response from Maria R, Owner at Ottawa Highlights 3 Hour Bike Tour
    Responded 2 Oct 2019
    Hey there David A . Thank you for picking this as an option with Globus. Hans puts on a great tour and glad he did not disappoint. Ride safely and often..... Kind regards, Maria
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    I took a 3 hr tour around Ottawa, and (apart from the city being lovely) it was a good tour. We saw all the major portions of the city and the guide was very friendly and kept the narration fun enough for everyone to follow :) It costed me ~90 CAD. So maybe a little pricey
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    Response from Maria R, Owner at Ottawa Highlights 3 Hour Bike Tour
    Responded 2 Oct 2019
    Hello Travel817208 Thank you kindly for taking the time to review our business. Your 5 star review means the world to us and yes, the best prices and tours in town. Kind regards, Maria
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    I took this tour on my first day in Ottawa and that was an excellent way to get introduced to the city. Our guide has lots of knowledge to share with us and the three hours went by within a blink of an eye.
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    Response from Maria R, Owner at Ottawa Highlights 3 Hour Bike Tour
    Responded 2 Oct 2019
    Hey 559carolv.....thank you so much for taking the time to review our tours. We must agree.....one of the best ways to see our fair city, is on one of our bikes! Safe travels. Kind regards, Maria
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 3h
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    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Spanish
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