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Ottawa Free Tours

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“walking tour”(30 reviews)
“great tour”(45 reviews)
“funny stories”(6 reviews)
We offer free walking tours of downtown Ottawa. Our guides will share with you some of the more colourful stories from Ottawa's past. Topics include spies, assassins, drunk Prime Ministers and Lumberjack gang violence! Check our website for our...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
150 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A4, Canada
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All reviews walking tour great tour funny stories founding fathers free walking two hours city's history highly recommend this tour night tour great introduction to the city great stories entertaining tour meeting point war memorial byward market downtown area downtown core
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mike, our tour guide, was funny and enthusiastic. Although we had walked around Ottawa for a couple days, he added novel facts and stories. This was two hours well spent.

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the Free Ottawa After Dark tour with Stacey! She was very knowledgeable and passionate. I learned a lot about Ottawa's history on the tour, and it finished with the light show starting since I went in August! Would definitely recommend the tour!

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very good bday in down town tot awa.lots to see .the church is beautiful and the other museum.if you have the chance go see

Thank delarge57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour, I highly recommend it. The tour included the War Memorial, Sparks Street, pass by of Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal locks, a visit and short break at the Byward Market, pass by if the US embassy and Norte Dame Basilica, and ends...More

Thank Rebby2k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had great fun on the tour, Stacey was really relaxed, full of info and approachable to ask any questions. A really worthwhile tour!

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a free walking tour with Aida the other day and it was the best tour of our entire trip! Not only was it informative about the history of canada and ottawa itself but it was really fun to listen to Aida explain about...More

1  Thank Chr15toph
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Aida was very helpful and knowledgeable. The tour was very pleasant and informative. We got to know important things about the capital. Recommend it!!!

1  Thank Daniele P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stacey was a very professional and articulate tour guide. She was knowledgeable and funny with a very natural and relaxed style. Definitely one to recommend, we are pleased we came along.

1  Thank GreenG196
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Great way to start a stay in Ottawa. Mike was very knowledgeable and the one time he didn’t have the answer he found it on his phone between stops. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Stacey was a very excellent guide. It was a lot of fun to listen to her stories and background info. She had good tipps for further activities with personal recommendations

1  Thank jakob805
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Ronda S
11 July 2018|
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Response from Boris E | Reviewed this property |
You go through different roads and have to walk a considerable distance, but should be doable
20 May 2017|
Response from Family_Traveller65 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Get to their website through tripadvisor search engine. Search Ottawa Free Tours in Ottawa, Ontario. Once you get to their website, you'll find information about their 2 free tours: "The Capital City Tour" which is... More
Andrea d
19 May 2017|
Response from Andre L | Property representative |
There are benches at a couple of the stops, and there's a 10-minute break halfway through the tour, but there isn't always a place to sit down at every stop.