2-Hour Ottawa Express City Bike Tour

Ottawa, Canada
2 hours
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What You Will Do

Join our small-group, fun and leisurely bike tour that shows you the best of Ottawa in less time. Pedal your way around with our super comfortable bikes on scenic and safe waterfront bicycle pathways and on backroads of quaint neighbourhoods. Ebike add on is available upon request! We will stop about 6-7 times to see some of the city’s stunning look outs, hidden gems and must-see landmarks and attractions including Rideau Canal, Rideau Hall, the National War Memorial and Byward market while our fun and friendly local guides will tell you stories at each stop about history, local culture and life in Ottawa! You will be amazed by how much you will see and learn and how many pictures you snap in just 2 hours. Suitable for all ages, this biking experience is ideal for easy-going bicyclists and families who want to see more of Ottawa in less time and also get lots of local tips about what to do and see in Ottawa!


Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals - Ottawa

Duration: 5 minutes

Meet us 20 minutes before your tour start time.

Rideau Canal National Historic Site

Duration: 15 minutes

Visit the historic Rideau Canal

Bytown Museum

Duration: Unspecified duration

Learn about Ottawa's oldest stone building and its legacy.

National War Memorial

Duration: 5 minutes

Starting the tour we first visit the war memorial.

ByWard Market

Duration: 10 minutes

Cycling through the backroads, you will get a sense of Ottawa's past and current neighbourhood.

Rideau Hall

Duration: 15 minutes

Visit Government General's residence to learn about Canadian political system and enjoy the beautiful Gardens

Rideau Falls

Duration: 5 minutes

Cycle through the historic neighbourhood of New Edinburg and stop to enjoy a beautiful view and fresh breeze at Rideau Falls.

National Gallery of Canada

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop to learn a bit about the incredible collection in the gallery and snap some photos of the famous Spider Sculpture!

Parliament Hill and Buildings

Duration: Unspecified duration

You will see the best views of the Parliament Hill from the look outs that we with bring you to, will learn about it and can get some nice shots!

Ottawa Locks

Duration: 10 minutes

See Locks original operation as boats pass by.

Important Information

This activity is operated by Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals


  • Local guide
  • Bicycle
  • Helmet

Not Included

  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Gratuities

Additional Information

  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Guest must arrive to the tour starting location 20 minutes prior to the tour starting time for bike fitting and tour and safety review.
  • Where to park: We recommend finding a private parking lot nearby or using the following underground parking lots: National Arts Centre (1 Elgin St.) City Hall (110 Laurier Ave W)
  • We are located at 65 Sparks St. which is a pedestrian street between Elgin and Metcalfe. We are a few steps away from the Parliament Hills and the National War Memorial.

Guide Options

  • Guide - English

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.