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Ottawa-Gatineau Experience Express

Guided Tour

Ottawa River, Chaudière Island and Rideau Canal Bike Tour

10 AM and 2 PM Start Time, May to November

This 1-hour bike tour allows you to see Ottawa, Gatineau and the waters that separate these cities in one short trip. You’ll be cycling on both sides of the Rideau Canal and the Ottawa River all while crossing the bridges and waterfalls in between. Along the way you’ll find yourself in front of beautiful lookouts that display The Parliament of Canada and the water surrounding it. During this journey, your knowledgeable tour guide will shed light on the history and the purpose of the waterways, buildings and bridges you encounter. Since you will be a part of a small organized group, you’ll have the chance to interact and ask any questions to your friendly guide.

Bike Tour Details

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10 km

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60 minutes

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100% pathway

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Small groups

Main Attractions

Discover two provinces in one day and the beauty behind each!

Major’s Hill Park

Rideau Canal

Alexandra Bridge

Ottawa River

Tour Itinerary

Discover both Ottawa and Gatineau and the waters that separate each province.

1 | RentABike

We’ll be starting the tour near the end of the Rideau Canal at RentABike’s conveniently located shop.

2 | Major’s Hill Park

Bike through downtown’s Major’s Hill Park which follows the Rideau Canal and the Ottawa River.

3 | Alexandra Bride

Cycle over the Alexandra bridge, the 500+ metre bridge separating Ottawa and Gatineau.

4 | Ottawa River (Quebec)

Ride on the Quebec side of the Ottawa River to make your way to Chaudiere Falls.

5 | Chaudiere Falls

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

6 | Ottawa River (Ontario)

Ride on the Ontario side of the Ottawa River to make your way to the Rideau Canal.

7 | Rideau Canal

Slowly make your way back by riding along both sides of the world-renown Rideau Canal.

8 | RentABike

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

The Ottawa River and Rideau Canal loop was great on the vehicle free pathways. So accessible from downtown. Bikes were new and the guide excellent.

Isabella Solly

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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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