Insider's Guide to Ottawa

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  • Location: Ottawa, Canada
  • Duration:  Varies

See all the sights of Ottawa on a hop-on, hop-off bus tour of Canada's capital city. You'll learn about the history of the region from your bilingual tour guide and have fabulous views from aboard an open-top double-decker bus, historic turn-of-the-century trolley or air-conditioned, washroom-equipped motor coach.


  • 1.5-hour fully narrated Ottawa tour
  • View Ottawa's attractions and the city at your own pace
  • Ride along Ottawa city on a London-style double decker bus
  • Learn about the history of Ottawa with knowledgeable guides
  • View landmarks of Ottawa including Notre Dame Basilica, Rideau Hall, the Canadian Aviation Museum, Byward Market and Parliament Hill

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Ottawa City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Ottawa City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Your ticket is valid for one-day or three consecutive days, which allows you to tour Ottawa at your own pace, or stay on the bus for a 1.5-hour fully narrated tour. The hop-on, hop-off tour runs in a continuous circle daily, from 10:00am until 3:00pm, officially starting on the corner of Sparks and Elgin Streets.

Ride along the London-style double decker bus as you learn and view Ottawa's most famous landmarks. Some of the attractions you'll get to visit on this hop-on hop off tour include Parliament Hill, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Notre Dame Basilica, Rideau Hall and the Canadian War Museum.

This tour is seasonal, operating from April through to October.

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Anne B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was fantastic! And totally bilingual. Full of information delivered in a fun way. Would highly recommend it as a first thing to do so you get a great overlaa idea of all the things that are worthwhile to see in your visit to Ottawa

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Very knowledgeable and personable tour guide ! Was a lovely way to see a beautiful city and learn many interesting facts about Ottawa.

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