Ottawa
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Our most recommended Ottawa Walking Tours

  • Ottawa: 1-Hour Bilingual Guided Tour by Amphibious Bus

    1. Ottawa: 1-Hour Bilingual Guided Tour by Amphibious Bus

    Climb aboard a unique vehicle that can travel on land and water and discover the historical attractions of Ottawa and the Ottawa River from different perspectives. Spend 40 minutes on land and 20 minutes on the water. Admire landmark monuments and attractions such as Lake Dow, Landsdowne Park and Byward Market.

    Get a magnificent view of the city as you cruise along the river aboard the amphibious vehicle. See all the important sights of Ottawa and the city of Gatineau, located just across the water. Avail of an activity that is both fun and educational for the entire family, and ideal for those who are short of time but want to see it all.

    Glad we did this! Great way to see our nation's Capital. Very informative and a unique experience!

  • Ottawa: Rideau Canal Cruise

    2. Ottawa: Rideau Canal Cruise

    Discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Rideau Canal aboard a brand-new electric vessel. Admire top attractions like the Canadian Museum of Nature, Château Laurier, Dow’s Lake, and the National Arts Centre from this iconic waterway. The cruise departs from the heart of downtown Ottawa. Step aboard North America’s largest 100% electric passenger vessel, the only one of its kind. Your experienced and friendly crew will answer your questions and ensure your safety. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the view as your live guide shares entertaining insights into the region, its history, and rich cultural heritage. Discover the Rideau Canal from the Chateau Laurier to Dow's Lake. Learn about 30 different sites that have marked the history of Ottawa including the Trans-Canada Highway, Canadian Museum of Nature, Canal Ritz, Lansdowne Park, Bank Street Bridge, Dow’s Lake, Commissioners Park, Dominion...

    A nice gentle way to spend time on the water with an amusing and informative commentary.

  • Ottawa: Haunted Night Walking Tour

    3. Ottawa: Haunted Night Walking Tour

    Experience Ottawa like never before on a 75-minute Original Haunted Walk. Spend an evening with fascinating tour guides who are chosen from the best local storytellers and have a passion for sharing the unexpected side of Canada's capital city.  On the Original Haunted Walk, your expert cloaked guide will reveal to you their favorite ghost stories from the Downtown Ottawa area and lead you by lantern light to some of the city's most well-known haunted spots. Visit locations such as the Fairmont Château Laurier, Grant House, and Ottawa’s haunted high school. A favorite stop is the haunted Bytown Museum where many of the guides have had their own experiences to share. You’ll never look at the city and these buildings the same again.  After being led through the streets of Downtown Ottawa, your guide can walk you back to the start location or leave you to enjoy a (sleepless) night in the ...

    Liz is a great storyteller. She kept us on our toes. I did the night tour, which added more to the experience compared to the day tour.

  • Ottawa Private Tour with a Local

    4. Ottawa Private Tour with a Local

    Explore the city with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and eager to share all the information that will help you make the most of your trip. Get to know Ottawa through the eyes of a local on a 2, 3 or 4 hour private tour. Meet at your accommodation and head out on the tour to get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn about the best places to eat and buy groceries, the easiest ways to get around, and the top things to see and do. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.

    Well planned out, guide was informative, and listened to our questions and needs. Made us feel welcomed

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What people are saying about Ottawa

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 43 reviews

This cruise was so much fun and our guide was excellent! The scenery is spectacular, the history telling and fact sharing made the cruise so interesting. Such a multicultural city! Thank you for providing the opportunity to see this side of such a wonderful city by water.

Glad we did this! Great way to see our nation's Capital. Very informative and a unique experience!

A nice gentle way to spend time on the water with an amusing and informative commentary.

Friendly guide and driver; on time departure, interesting places to visit

Excellent easy booking and amazing tour. Highly recommended