Rockcliffe Park, Ottawa River and Sussex Drive Bike Tour
10 AM and 2 PM Start Time, May to November
This 2-hour bike tour will bring you through some of Ottawa’s most picturesque neighbourhoods, parks, streets, bridges and waters. You’ll learn about Ottawa’s history and attractions as we ride through well-known neighbourhoods and parks. Our friendly local guide will bring you and your fellow bike riders to see historical buildings that house some of Ottawa’s most high profile figures. We’ll even explore some of the capital’s rivers and falls as our excursion follows the Ottawa River and crosses the Rideau River.
Bike Tour Details
50% pathway, 50% road shoulders
Follow the beauty of both the Ottawa River and well-known roads!
Discover Ottawa’s downtown neighbourhoods and everything in-between.
1 | RentABike
We’ll be starting the tour in downtown Ottawa at RentABike’s conveniently located shop.
2 | Lowertown
Visit the artistic neighbourhood of Lowertown known for its local coffee shops and pubs.
3 | Minto Bridge
Ride over the Rideau River on Ottawa’s Historic Minto Bridge.
4 | New Edinburgh
Discover Ottawa’s upscale neighbourhood that follows the Rideau and Ottawa River.
5 | Rideau Hall
Stop by the Rideau hall which houses the Canadian Monarch and the Governor-General.
6 | Rockcliffe Park
Discover the numerous mansions and embassies in this downtown neighbourhood.
7 | Rideau Falls
Watch the 2 falls of the Rideau River as the water makes its way to the Ottawa River.
8 | Sussex Dr
Cruise down the well-known Sussex drive and pass by the official residence of the Prime Minister.
9 | RentABike
You’ll be finishing your tour at your starting location.
Rockcliffe Village was real gem just minutes from our Rideau Canal start. Our guide was pleasant and knowledgeable about the mansions, gardens and river vistas. Our family really enjoyed Rideau Hall grounds.
Find the package that’s right for you.
– Clean Bike
– Clean Helmet
– Tour Guide
– Water Bottle