Overview

Planning to visit Ottawa? The capital city of Canada is situated near the Ottawa River, at the intersection of the Rideau River, and surrounded by lush green forests and beautiful hills.

Highlights

  • Picturesque views of Parliament Hill
  • Behind-the-scenes look at Royal Canadian Mint
  • Scenic driving tour of Rockcliffe Park featuring ambassadors' residences, Rideau Hall and Prime Minister's Residene
  • Visit stunning and historic Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Ottawa
  • Relaxing cruise down the Ottawa River passing magnificent Rideau Falls

You can come across famous landmarks in the city including the National Gallery of Canada, the Rideau Canal, Parliament Hill, and the amazing Gatineau Region. This Ottawa tour allows you to explore this majestic city with an experienced guide who will show you around by pointing out the major highlights and hidden gems of this beautiful city. Ottawa offers attractions that everyone from nature lovers to culture enthusiasts will enjoy and cherish. 

With this tour of Ottawa, you also get to explore the city’s downtown area and its famous landmarks like the National Gallery and Chateau Laurier. Make sure that you sample some of the famous regional delicacies at the famous Byward Market. 

  • Small group
  • Personal Experience
  • Trusted Tour Operator
  • Expert guides
Availability June - Sept
Duration 4 hours
Departs From Ottawa, ON
Minimum age No limit
Difficulty Easy
Pick Up Yes
Meet on Location No

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Per Adult
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What's included

Included

  • Entrance to Capital Cruises Ottawa River crusie
  • Guided tour of Royal Canadian Mint
  • Visit to Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Ottawa
  • Narrated driving tour of Ottawa passing Parliament Buildings, Rockcliffe Park and more
  • Stops at scenic lookout spots for photo opportunities
  • Intimate, small-group tour limited to 6 guests
  • Pick up and drop off from downtown Ottawa

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Dress for the weather

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Itinerary

Information

Our amazing Ottawa sightseeing tour commences when our guide picks you up at your hotel in the city. As we head out, we will take you on a drive past some must-see tourist spots in the capital. You will get to see the marvelous Parliament buildings. You will be amazed by the beautiful architecture of these buildings as you get to make a stop outside the famous Supreme Court as well as the Canadian Museum of History, where you can take amazing photographs.

Then, we will take you on a guided tour of the Royal Canadian Mint. Here, you will witness a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how coins in the country are created. You will even get the opportunity to hold a solid gold bar worth $750,000!

Then, you are escorted on an amazing driving tour to the local Rockcliffe Park. From a spacious tourist van, you’ll get the opportunity to witness some of the city’s most amazing sights – including the official residences of the US Ambassador of Canada, the residence of the Governor General, and the residence of the Prime Minister. There will be a stop at the Rockcliffe Lookout Point where you can click some interesting photographs while overlooking the majestic Ottawa River.

The next stop of this unforgettable tour is a stop at the world-renowned Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica in Ottawa. Here, you can marvel the beautiful gothic-style interiors in the oldest and largest standing church in the capital city.

The final stop of the trip is at the amazing Capital Cruise Boat where we will float along the beautiful Ottawa River.

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