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

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 20/06/16 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/06/16 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
  • 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
    See address & details
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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.
138Reviews
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Marie-Josee H wrote a review Oct 2020
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A nice way to discover the city ! Sparky is the best tour guide ! My last visit in Ottawa was 15 years ago and that bike tour make me discover the city in a different way , the history informations are very interesting. I definately recommanded that tour company !
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Biketoursottawa, Manager at 2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dear Marie-Josee, Many thanks for your nice review! We are so happy to hear that you had a great time on our tour with Sparky and like us, fell in love with this beautiful city! Hope to see you again for another one of our fun tours! Warm regards, The escape Team & Maria :)
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Wilson L wrote a review Sep 2020
Toronto, Canada88 contributions2 helpful votes
It's a great way to see the city! I have been to Ottawa many times but the bike tour was a way to see the city from a different perspective. I also learned a lot I didn't know from the commentary. The "express" tour is about an hour of commentary and an hour of actual biking.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Biketoursottawa, Owner at 2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour
Responded 25 Sep 2020
Dear Wilson, It was a pleasure having you! Thanks for your kind recommendation! Warm regards, The Escape Team & Maria :)
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ValB wrote a review Aug 2020
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Absolutely AMAZING!! Our guide made us laugh the whole way through, the sites were absolutely stunning, you leave learning new things about the city, the bikes were very comfortable, which was surprising. Family of 5 you’d expect someone to get a bike that didn’t fit them but
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Biketoursottawa, Owner at 2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour
Responded 04 Sep 2020
What a beautiful review! Thank you so much! Indeed, we put safety, comfort and fun as our top priorities! We are so happy to know that you all enjoyed your experience with us! Thank you so much for recommending us! Warm regards, The Escape Team & Maria
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Steve V wrote a review Aug 2020
Kitchener, Ontario3 contributions
Bikes were in great shape and the tour guide was knowledgeable. Great way to discover or rediscover Ottawa.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Biketoursottawa, Owner at 2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour
Responded 19 Aug 2020
Dear Steve, Thank you so much for your kind recommendation. We did enjoy having all of you on our tour as well and were impressed that the young ones skipped the lunch and kept going! We hope to see you again! Warm regards, The Escape Team & Maria :)
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JulesTravelsAnywhere wrote a review Aug 2020
Clinton, Canada3 contributions4 helpful votes
Hans was a fantastic, knowledgeable guide. Great way to see downtown Ottawa! I highly recommend the tour.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Biketoursottawa, Owner at 2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour
Responded 12 Aug 2020
Dear Jules! Many thanks for your positive review! We love giving family tours! Thanks for joining us! Warm regards, Maria :)
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About the operator

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By: Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals
Di1B
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Highly recommend!
Great experience! Well-appointed bicycles. Saddlebags provided with bottles of water and granola bars. Helmets also
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KWD96
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Awesome Electric Bike
I've been on more than one tour with Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, but have recently purchased an electric bike
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AngelJ25
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Best place in Ottawa to rent a bike!
We rented an e-bike for a week from Escape Bicycle Tours. I loved the bike so much, I bought it! They sell off thei
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111azb
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Great Customer service.
Friendly staff. They helped us load the bikes and helped us of load them. The bikes were clean and very functional
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BulldogGMD
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Sweet Ride in Ottawa
Great team with good quality equipment. I would happily recommend this outfit and readily rent from them again.
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svetlanasZ5493RY
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Beautiful Ottawa
It was a nice tour, small group, personable. The guide was knowledgeable and told a lot about history. The trails w
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CdnChristine
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Fun e-Scooter experience
We had such a fun experience renting e-scooters from Escape Bicyle Tours and Rentals! The online booking process wa
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parads42
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Awesome
We rented 2 electric scooter for 2 hours. Way cheaper the the other one on the street, will definitely do it again
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gmot95
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Wonderful service. Friendly.
Have rented bikes many times. Great bikes. Great service. Always friendly and an awesome way to get some exercis
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TriptoJesus
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Our first Bike Tour
We visited our daughter who studied in Ottawa this September. Since we stayed for a few days so we decided to do so
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Explorer817019
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Very pleasant.
Discover new sites, explore new view points on the town, very interesting and very pleasant tour of the town.
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DGDK
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Fantastic way to see outside Ottawa
Excellent tour which took us outside of downtown Ottawa. The easy ride gave us a different view of this beautiful c
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Jenny S
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Fantastic Introduction Tour of Ottawa
We were very short on time and the two hour bike tour was perfect for us, fantastic service, perfect guide and all
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KatrinaB1193
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Spectacular
Sparky was very informative about the history. We covered alot of territory in a short period of time every moment
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AVL28803
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Best day since I moved to Ottawa 5 years ago
I am not an experienced e-bike rider, but Maria and her team had me rolling away like a pro in less than 10 minutes
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  • Duration: 2h
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