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Ottawa River Tour

Ottawa River Tour

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See the sights in Canada’s Capital from the Ottawa River during this narrated tour onboard the Paula D. Look out at Canada’s Parliament Buildings from the river and snap photos of the spectacular city views. Marvel at the mix of natural beauty and modern, urban development while enjoying refreshments or cocktails from the boat’s canteen.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$27.06
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$27.06

Rideau Canal Cruise

Rideau Canal Cruise

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The Rideau Canal links Canada’s capital—Ottawa—with majestic Lake Ontario. On this tour, cruise in comfort along the UNESCO World Heritage–listed waterway and admire sweeping views over top attractions including the Canadian Museum of Nature, Château Laurier, Dow’s Lake, and the National Arts Centre. Along the way, listen as your guide sheds light on centuries of colorful Canadian history.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$29.82
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$29.82

Ottawa City Tour by Land and Water

Ottawa City Tour by Land and Water

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Maximize your time in Ottawa and Gatineau on a whirlwind sightseeing tour by land and water in an amphibious vehicle! Aboard the outrageous "amphibus," pass main city attractions like Parliament Hill, the National Gallery of Canada, the National War Memorial Monument and more. When cruising along the street gets dry, plunge into the Ottawa River to see the city from a different angle. Fun for the whole family!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.32
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$32.32

Ghosts and the Gallows Haunted Carleton County Jail in Ottawa

Ghosts and the Gallows Haunted Carleton County Jail in Ottawa

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Let Ottawa’s supernatural history capture your attention on this ghost walk and tour of the Old Carleton County Jail. Alongside a costumed guide, visit haunted spots such as Canada’s last functioning gallows and Carleton County Jail—now a haunted hostel—and listen to terrifying tales of unlawful hangings, faceless ghosts, and infamous assassinations. Choose from two departure times.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.88
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$22.88

Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa

Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa

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Take a spooky stroll through Downtown Ottawa on this guided haunted walking tour. Experience the darker side of Canada’s capital and hear tales of the city's haunted heritage as told by a professional storyteller. Hear the hair-raising stories and see the area’s most haunted sites. It’s a fascinating, spine-tingling adventure.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.32
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$23.32

2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour

2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour

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This small-group bike tour is perfect for families and those wanting a safe and leisurely way to see Ottawa. Most of the route is on designated bike paths or quaint backroads that take you to some of Ottawa’s cultural and natural highlights. See Rideau Hall, cycle the Rideau Canal path, plus see the War Memorial, Byward Market and more. Stop along the way to learn more about certain locations and get local tips from your guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.82
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$38.82

Canadian War Museum Admission

Canadian War Museum Admission

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A visit to the Canadian War Museum is your opportunity to learn about the contribution of Canada and its military to many conflicts in Canadian history, and how we commemorate the accomplishments and the loss.  Spend as much time as you need exploring the rare and historically important artifacts, uniforms, vehicles, art, and memorabilia that make up the 3 million pieces in the collections.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.28
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$16.28

Private Arrival Transfer from Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier Airport YOW

Private Arrival Transfer from Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier Airport YOW

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Enjoy a hassle-free arrival in Ottawa with this private transfer service. Meet your driver at Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier International Airport, and relax on the journey to your hotel or private residence. These private vehicles can accommodate up to eight passengers.
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  • 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.20
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$55.20
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Ottawa Highlights 3.5 Hour Bike Tour

Ottawa Highlights 3.5 Hour Bike Tour

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Experience the beauty and history of Ottawa on a half-day bike tour in and around the city. See the major attractions and must-see sites while enjoying the natural pathways and waterways of Canada’s capital city.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.48
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$78.48

Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

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See the best of Ottawa without the stress of public transit and taxis on this hop-on hop-off guided bus tour. With your 1-day pass, hop aboard the double-decker, open-top bus for a panoramic sightseeing excursion. Great for kids and adults, your ticket offers the chance to see over 75 sites at more than a dozen strategically placed stops. Hop off at every stop, or just take in views on the full city loop.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.81
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$37.81

Self-Guided Biking in Ottawa-Gatineau

Self-Guided Biking in Ottawa-Gatineau

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Choose your own itinerary during this self-guided tour of Ottawa via bicycle. Pedal your way through the city like a local, using the provided map to reach the sites that most interest you. Safe and scenic bike paths keep you away from car traffic and let you see the green areas of the region.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.54
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$23.54

Best of Ottawa Neighbourhoods & Nature Bike Tour

Best of Ottawa Neighbourhoods & Nature Bike Tour

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Experience the beauty and history of Ottawa on a bike tour in and around the city. Explore some of the city's trendiest and most vibrant neighborhoods and get a sense of local life as you travel through Centretown, the Glebe, and Hintonburg among others. On route, see all the major sites while enjoying the natural pathways and waterways of Canada’s capital city, and enjoy a snack as you travel.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.22
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$70.22

Cycling the Nation's Capital, self-guided

Cycling the Nation's Capital, self-guided

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• Why self-guided on two wheels? You set your own time, pace and route (10am - 6pm everyday). The pathway system starts on our Rideau Canal doorstep. There are no roads or traffic to negotiate to enjoy the parklands and waterways. See Rideau Canal, Rideau Falls, Hog's Back Falls, Arboretum, Central Farm, Rideau, Ottawa and Gatineau Rivers Our community is safe and helpful to visitors. Easy to navigate pathways follow the 4 major waterways. Light, easy Giant models in five sizes expertly fitted. Electric assist upgrade available. Our personal directions and map are guaranteed. IT COSTS LESS with no guide to arrange! • Duration: up to 4 hours, 15km -25km
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.09
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$28.09

Ottawa Spring Tulip Festival Bike Tour

Ottawa Spring Tulip Festival Bike Tour

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The Canadian Tulip Festival celebrates the return of spring, with over a million displays of tulips planted throughout our city in May. Capture spectacular views of the tulips and discover their colorful beauty along with other hidden gems and the history of the city on a bike tour. In addition to the Tulip site at Dow's Lake, you will visit Rideau Canal, Landsdowne Park, the Glebe, Little Italy and much more.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.95
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$61.95

Ottawa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Ottawa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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The Canadian capital is known for its historic landmarks, world-class museums, and riverfront parklands, but most travelers only get to see the highlights. On this tour, discover the city through the eyes of an Ottawa local and enjoy a personalized itinerary custom-made for you. Your ‘Lokafyer’ guide is no typical tour guide—instead, they will show you around the city like a friend and take you to the neighborhoods, museums, markets, and restaurants that they know and love.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.66
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$29.66
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Toronto, Niagara Falls & 1000 Islands VIP 2–Day Trip From Ottawa

Toronto, Niagara Falls & 1000 Islands VIP 2–Day Trip From Ottawa

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* Two full days to discover Toronto and Niagara Falls * Scenic St Lawrence River Cruise among the 1000 Islands * Hornblower Cruise, unforgettable experience of Niagara Falls * Niagara-on-the-Lake, the charming of wine country * Urban landmarks in Toronto, Canada’s largest and cosmopolitan IMPORTANT: Starting from September 1st 2021, all travellers of 12 years old and more are required to be fully vaccinated with proof of vaccination from one of the recognized COVID-19 vaccines. So, please make sure to bring vaccine proof (2 vaccines) + a picture ID
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  • 2 days
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$431.25
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$431.25
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Ottawa Self-guided Scavenger Hunt and Walking Tour

Ottawa Self-guided Scavenger Hunt and Walking Tour

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Are you looking for things to do in Ottawa? A walk along the Rideau River is an opportunity to learn about the importance of the city and discover some of its attractions. You will have to solve challenges at each step to discover your next destination. Walk from Rideau Falls Park to Green Island to Rideau Hall and the residence of the Prime Minister of Canada, passing some parks, mansions. You will have fun completing challenges.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.17
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$37.17
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Pioneering Days: An audio tour of the captivating history of Ottawa's pioneers

Pioneering Days: An audio tour of the captivating history of Ottawa's pioneers

Starting where Ottawa began, this self guided audio tour will take you to the very best city viewpoint. Beginning back when there was nothing here but forest, you will see where and hear how Ottawa began and gain a pretty good feeling for the circumstances, events and leaders that shaped the city in its earliest days. Most everything you see as you walk is explained. The tour ends in the most famous market in town, where you will find lots to see and great places to refresh yourself. Take in gorgeous views of the Ottawa River. Find out about the indigenous people who inhabited the area for thousands of years. Learn about the famous locks of Ottawa. Finally end the tour in the bustling Byward Market. Along the way, discover the stories of the pioneering characters who have shaped the captivating history of Ottawa.
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
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$5.20
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$5.20

The Best of Toronto Walking Tour

The Best of Toronto Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Want to explore the biggest city of Canada? And to experience the outstanding selection of food? Street art? Parades? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Toronto. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$484.46
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$484.46
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Private 8-hour Tour to Ottawa from Montreal - Hotel pick up and drop off

Private 8-hour Tour to Ottawa from Montreal - Hotel pick up and drop off

Make the best of your time in Montreal and visit Ottawa, the capital of Canada, on a full day excursion with us. Explore the city most emblematic sites of Ottawa with a local expert. Your private driver will pick you up at your desired time in Montreal and drive you to Ottawa. Once there, alongside one of our professional tour guides, you will learn the history and visit the main sites of Ottawa during a 2 hour guided city tour. You will of course have free time for lunch in Ottawa before returning. Your tour will end up in your desired place in Montreal. Final itinerary is adjustable to your personal interests
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$944.71
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$944.71
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The Best of Ottawa Walking Tour

The Best of Ottawa Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Did you know that Ottawa is the capital of Canada? A multilingual city? Ottawa! You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Ottawa. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$484.46
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