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Ottawa Landmarks

Guided Tour

Rideau Canal, Dow’s Lake and Ottawa River Bike Tour

10 AM and 2 PM Start Time, May to November

This 1-hour and a half bike tour will allow you to see the best of Ottawa in a short time. Our first stop will give you a chance to see and learn about The Parliament of Canada, Ottawa’s most known building. Shortly after we’ll be cruising down a bike path along the Ottawa River to make our way to well-known bridges and falls that separate Ottawa and Gatineau. From here we’ll make our way down to Dow’s Lake by passing through Little Italy, the charming 100 plus-year-old Italian community. Finally, we’ll ride down the Rideau Canal, a world-renown canal, to make our way back to our starting location.

Bike Tour Details

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12 km

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90 minutes

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100% pathway

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Small groups

Main Attractions

This tour brings you to some of Ottawa’s most well-known attractions!

Parliament Hill

Little Italy

Rideau Canal

Ottawa River

Tour Itinerary

See the most of Ottawa during this short yet eventful bike ride.

1 | RentABike

We’ll be starting the tour just a few minutes away from The Parliament of Canada at RentABike’s conveniently located shop.

2 | Parliament Hill

Stop by the Parliament of Canada to see and learn about the historic building.

3 | Ottawa River

Ride alongside the paved paths of the Ottawa River to make your way to Chaudiere Falls.

4 | Chaudière Falls

Watch and learn about the Ottawa-Gatineau Chaudière Falls and its contribution to clean energy.

5 | Little Italy

Cruise through Ottawa’s Italian community and discover the well-known dining the neighbourhood has to offer.

6 | Dow’s Lake

Make your way around Dow’s lake while riding on a boardwalk and bike path.

7 | Rideau Canal

Slowly make your way back by longing the world-renown Rideau Canal.

8 | RentABike

You’ll be finishing your tour near the end of the Rideau Canal at your starting location.

We loved the waterways and the river views were such a surprise. The guide was fun and experienced. Giant bikes fit nicely and were easy riding.

Alexander Troy

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Pricing

Find the package that’s right for you.

Children (8-12)

$15 CAD/person

– Clean Bike
– Clean Helmet
– Tour Guide
– Water Bottle

Adults (12+)

$30 CAD/person

– Clean Bike
– Clean Helmet
– Tour Guide
– Water Bottle

Family

$75 CAD/family of 4

– Clean Bike
– Clean Helmet
– Tour Guide
– Water Bottle

Why Ride With Us?

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Thorough bike cleaning after every use

Conveniently located along downtown Ottawa’s Rideau Canal

Small groups of up to 10 people

Knowledgeable and friendly guides

Top of the line bikes manufactured by industry leaders

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Locally owned business for over 25 years

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