Skip to content
bike ride

Sightseeing Bike Tour of Ottawa

bike ride

Sightseeing Bike Tour of Ottawa

86 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Transportation, Equipment
Hosted in
English
bike ride

Sightseeing Bike Tour of Ottawa

bike ride

Sightseeing Bike Tour of Ottawa

86 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Transportation, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Join us for this leisurely relaxed 2-hour bike tour of Ottawa which is about 14 kilometers (7-8.5 Miles) and shows you many of Ottawa’s major attractions on scenic and safe bicycle paths. We will cycle through 2 provinces (Ontario and Quebec) to capture some of the great views of the city and talk about its unique history and present. We will fist cycle through the historic and scenic Rideau Canal to see the locks and how they operate. We will nest stop at the National Art Gallery and the famous spider sculpture. Taking some quiet back roads you will feel and experience Ottawa's architecture and life in New Edinburgh and Byward market neighbourhoods! Next is a stop at Rideau Hall and Prime minister’s residence (well he does not live there anymore!) We will tell you why! A stop at beautiful Rideau Falls will be a refreshing experience plus your will learn about the history of trades in our region. We will continue our tour by cycling to the province of Quebec and a stop at the museum of history to get a beautiful view of Ottawa including the Parliament Building and learn about the museums and political scene of the city. You will be amazed by how much you will see and learn in just 2 hours. This sightseeing/biking experience is ideal for easy-going bicyclists or those traveling solo or with friends and family members and want to see and learn about Ottawa!

Your host

Learn more about Maria

Maria

I have lived in Ottawa for close to 2 decades and love the city and biking in it. Learn about me in this NYTimes video: https://nyti.ms/2y9bicJ I started my bike tour company (Escape Tours and Rentals) to share with you the joy of bicycling in Ottawa's natural beauty, seeing its hidden gems, learning about its history and culture and discovering what a magnificent city it is! With a team of super fun guides who are all long time residents of the city and have a genuine love for the city, we will give you a unique and memorable experience which leaves a big smile on your face. We look forward to showing you our beautiful and fun city on bike :)

What's included

Drinks
Water Bottle
Transportation
Equipment
Bicycle, helmet

Guest photos

Guest reviews

Navigation section for review pages

Where you'll be

A leisurely ride on the Rideau Canal will give you a beautiful view of Ottawa’s downtown and popular Byward market. We will then visit Rideau Hall, Rideau Falls and visit the beautiful province of Quebec. Cycling back you will see more of Ottawa’s beauty and major attractions including the Parliament Hill, the National Art Gallery and Museum of History. The Rideau Locks and Bytown Museum will be the last attractions on this short and fun tour.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend. Guests must be able to bike and comfortable biking in groups.

More tips

Dress comfortably and according to the weather forecast. Tours start on time; please arrive at our location 15-20 minutes prior to the tour start time. Late arrival results in missing the tour. We can provide electric bike for an additional cost of $25 per bike.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Maria
Sightseeing Bike Tour of Ottawa
86 reviews
$44/person
86 reviews
$44/person