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Rockcliffe Park

Guided Tour

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

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10 km

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120 minutes

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50% pathway, 50% road shoulders

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Small groups

Main Attractions

Follow the beauty of both the Ottawa River and well-know roads!

Minto Bridge

Rideau Hall

Rideau Falls

Sussex Drive

Tour Itinerary

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.

Felix Laplante

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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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