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Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals: Tours & Tickets

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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We offer guided sightseeing bicycle tours, bicycle and electric bike rental at amazing prices daily 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, April 15th to Oct 31st! Explore Ottawa's major attractions, hidden gems and historic landmarks at a comfortable pace on safe and...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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65 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A5, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Newmane23
Reviewed 5 days ago

Organising this custom tour through Maria was simplicity in itself and on the day, our guide Hans charmed us with his enthusiasm and insight knowledge of Ottawa. A thoroughly enjoyable experience and I can not recommend it enough !

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 129Paul129
Reviewed 6 days ago

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....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank avitatravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great 2 hour ride with Sparky. We hit all the hilites. Including riding across the bridge to Quebec. She was knowledgeable and thoughtful. The bikes were great. And the ride was flat and easy for the most part. Nice pace and great way...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 640tlf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I had a terrific tour with Hans. He made sure we had a safe and well-informed tour. The route was well planned for a leisurely cycle with lots of great stops for views of the city and photos. We would book the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank brianhK2847DV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My colleague talked me into doing a cycling tour, having not cycled for a number of years, I was a bit hesitant to say the least! But I thoroughly enjoyed it!!! It was an amazing way to see the city, most of the cycling was...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tomjb300
Maria R, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey there Tomjb300 We love when we set the bar high...it provides you with the best tour possible. Super happy you enjoyed your tour with me. Enjoy all your future tours on your travels. Warm regards, Maria

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very happy when we drove through Ottawa with Maria. She showed us the nicest places of Ottawa. We can recommend this tour!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bert O
Maria R, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Bert O Glad you both enjoyed my tour and super happy you would recommend it. Be well.....warm regards, Maria

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife and I, travelled to Ottawa and both enjoy hiking and biking. Decided to rent bikes from Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals after finding them on a web search. Great choice. Bikes were well maintained, clean and they supplied all necessities (helmet and lock). Staff...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank KentR111
Maria R, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey KentR111! Thank you so much for the 5 star review and kind words. Great eating spots eh? Happy you chose us and safe travels! Kind regards, Maria

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank David A
Maria R, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a group of 3 couples who rented bikes to do a self guided tour. Marie suggested the Rideau canal and river 25 km route. We really enjoyed the whole route. The whole experience was very easy and we had a lot of fun. The...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank TerryNEK
Maria R, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello TerryNEK and thank you for taking the time to review Escape! We appreciate your choosing us to help you see our great city. Kind regards, Maria

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Alexander V
28 July 2017|
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Great answer by Famillehamilton! I would recommend looking at Ottawa Tourism website for winter activities and checking the Ottawa airport site for transportation options. December generally is not a good time to travel to... More
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tay242017
13 July 2017|
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Response from Biketoursottawa | Property representative |
Yes, you could do that. It is easier to bike from our location to sir John A Macdonald parkway or any other pathway in Ottawa. We are at a very central location and at the intersection of many bicycle paths in Ottawa.
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It is mandatory for anyone under 18 to wear helmet. For adults over 18, if they choose not to wear it we will ask them to write and sign a note in our waiver form indicating that they chose not to wear helmet though it was... More
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