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Self Guided tours

 

Premium small group
Large group
Premium escorted small group: see and experience the diversity of the city fully and in a way that’s not possible by tour bus or by foot. Our expert guides will show you the very best parts of the National Capital area all at a pace that best suits you and your group. Ottawa/Hull boasts some of the best recreational pathways in North America. What better way for individuals and groups to explore the nation's capital? Join us for our tours on safe and scenic pathways and side roads.

 

from $9/hour
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Premium small group
Youth group

Capital Adventure (Rideau Canal)
A tour of the must-see sights in Ottawa and, along the way, we’ll discover hidden gems as well. Our tour leaders are not scripted and know the city inside out because it’s their home. Everybody can enjoy this tour, no matter what fitness level.

2.5h

13km

9h45am, 1h45 pm map

$80
resnow

(includes HST)

with
oct

from $17
resnow

(includes HST)

Ottawa River
A shorter but more hilly route following Confederation Boulevard and the magnificient Ottawa River. Add on: Champlain Bridge west, Lac Leamy east, Sandyhill

2.5h

13km

9h45am, 1h45 pm map

Rockcliffe, Sussex by Sunset
Unique opportunity to visit the diplomatic residences of Canada's capital with wonderful Ottawa River vistas. Add on: RCMP Stables, Aviation Museum, 6km/45 minutes

2.5h

10km

6h pm map
Gatineau Park
Magnificient bike path route from downtown via Lac Leamy passing ponds and woods. Hill climbing.

4h

30km

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$call/email

Custom
Guided tours can be structured around numerous themes: environment, culture, public art, landscapes, 19th Century Ottawa. Please ask
        $call/email
           
Large youth group tours:
Route type:
  pathways some side roads
Ideal group size:
  +/- 40  
Escorts:
  yes, leader, 'police', mechanic
Technical level:
  easy modified riding for diffilcult corners etc
Interpretation:
  varies 100% for Rockcliffe Park route
Reservations
  yes  
Helmets:
  yes  
Bicycle fitting:
  yes 5 frame sizes available
Safety instructions:
  yes Let us take on the responsibilty of escorting. Our 30 year record is excellent. We know every corner, incline, trail issue. We communicate safety.
Self Guided tours

Wonderful urban and rural route choices available from RentABike downtown at Rideau Canal/Rideau St.

For muti-day routes we suggest you check each map for town names and bus/accomodation/food possibilities. For train/bike see Via Rail

from $9/hour

 

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Urban, Ontario: from RentABike

Rideau Canal loop:

13km

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0

0

pathway

yes

 

 

Rockcliffe Park

10km

map

1

75

25

yes

 

 

Rideau Canal & River (east)

20km

map

0

0

pathway

yes

 

 

Ottawa River loop (west)

30km

map

1

0

pathway

yes

 

 

Rural: from RentABike, Eastern Ontario & West Québec

Gatineau Park (QC) loop

50km

map

6

50

no

yes

 

 

Perkins (QC) loop

105km

map

5

100

50

yes

 

 

Wakefield (QC) loop

60km

map

4

100

50

yes

yes

yes

Rupert (QC) loop from Wakefield (QC)

26km

map

2

100

0

yes

yes

 

Tour des Ponts (On & QC)

155km

map

4

100

25

yes

yes

yes

Ottawa to Montréal (QC) via Ontario

200km

map

2

100

90

yes

yes

yes

Ottawa to Montréal via Québec ROUTE

400km

map

4

50

20

yes

yes

 

Ottawa - Kingston via Perth

180km

map

2

100

50

yes

yes

yes

Ottawa - Kingston via Merrickville

180km

map

2

100

50

yes

yes

 

Lanark County/Perth (Ontario)

various

map

2

100

50

yes

yes

 

West Quebec cross/gravel 120km map 3 100 no yes yes  
Self Guided tours

Try out some of Ottawa's many great bike routes on your own!

Canal east

World Heritage Rideau Canal, Dow's lake, Hartwell Locks

13k

1h30

Canal & Rideau River

World Heritage Rideau Canal, Rideau Rivr, Rideau Falls

20k

2h30

Ottawa River

River, Greenbelt, Experimental Farm, Canal

30k

4h

Gatineau Park

Lac Leamy, rivière-Gatineau, Parc de la Gatineau

30k

4h

Confederation Blvd

National sites & Ottawa River

5k

1h

Rockcliffe

Sussex, Rideau Falls, Rideau Hall, embassies

10k

2h

Orleans

via Ottawa River, east

30k

3h

Aylmer

via rivière-Outaouais, ouest

30k

3h