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Ottawa Walking Tours

Open Now: 09:30 - 21:00
Open today: 09:30 - 21:00

Ottawa Walking Tours
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Ottawa Walking Tours is a company dedicated to letting our experienced, professional guides acquaint you with the history of our beautiful city. Our 2.5 hour guided walks are a must for visitors wanting to get a great overview of the city and learn...more
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Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5N2, Canada
+1 613-799-1774
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All reviews historical highlights great tour highly recommend this walking tour great introduction sparks street interesting facts two hours small group an absolute byward market war memorial capital city parliament hill chateau laurier rideau canal craig macdonald
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

We spent a very enjoyable morning with Luis despite the appalling weather! He was happy to chat away and give us his considerable knowledge of the history of Ottowa and answer our many questions. Tour was excellent value and we loved Luis’ recommendations on things...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julie P
Reviewed 26 September 2018

..and orientation to this fabulous city. Fantastically informed and entertaining guide (sorry, can't remember her name) - lots of tales to tell, some true stories, some apocryphal - great hints and tips - book and I'm sure you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mick M
Reviewed 22 August 2018

When you search up "Informative Entertainment" in the dictionary, I have no doubt that this tour shows up right beside it! Because not only was it informative, oh boy was it entertaining. There wont be a single minute where you aren't splitting your sides laughing!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank joanedouard
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Our guide, Michael, was eloquent, highly informative and very entertaining. I would really recommend the tour- we were extremely impressed!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank grouporganiser_12
Reviewed 7 August 2018

As a visitor to the Ottawa area, or even as a local, this tour is an absolute MUST! This tip based walking tour did not disappoint! Our guide, Malik, captivated us with his story telling abilities, historical facts and cute little anecdotes;). Ordinary brick buildings...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nickinnorway
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this walking tour, Craig was incredibly well informed and gave us a really good tour starting at Parliament Hill and ending in Byward Market, by way of many other notable sites. Craig is really friendly and knowledgable, he also gave us tips on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 621Hilary
Reviewed 13 July 2018

As a first-time visitor to Ottawa (during Bluesfest), I would highly recommend this walking tour. In about two hours, we covered a lot of ground, from Parliament to the Rideau Canal to the downtown banking district to Byward Market and more. Our guide Malik was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We had an amazing walking tour with this company this week. Our tour guide was Adrienne and we found her to be a very knowledgeable and friendly guide. We really enjoyed her company. If you are looking for a small group tour this company are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 186338Kay
Reviewed 16 June 2018

The start of the tours begins in front of the Info Center. The guide makes sure to count all the people present so as to not miss anybody during the 2 hour or so tour. He's very knowlegeable in all areas of the city and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jacquesd1963
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We joined a group at 10 a.m. on a Saturday for a free walking tour of central Ottawa. The guide was the boss of Ottawa Walking Tours. It lasted about 2 hours. One of the group said it was much better than a similar prepaid...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Maggie B
18 June 2016|
Response from 400SarahF | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I would say the tour and route is dog friendly, but I would check with the organisers if they allow you to bring dogs.
16 June 2015|
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Response from owt | Property representative |
The best way to book is to either visit our website (sorry, trip advisor will not allow me to insert our web page link here), selecting your language preference and then the "Tour Schedule" tab at the top centre of the page... More