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Ottawa Sightseeing Tour

Imagine being able to see all the major ‘must see’ attractions of Ottawa in a single day. On this 5-hour, guided land and river tour of Canada’s capital city, you will see everything from Parliament Hill and the Peace Tower to Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Royal Canadian Mint, and much, much more.
Where: Ottawa, Ontario
Price for: 1 Participant
Picture of Ottawa Sightseeing Tour  - Adult
Ottawa Sightseeing Tour - Adult
Picture of Ottawa Sightseeing Tour  - Child 5 -12
Ottawa Sightseeing Tour - Child 5 -12
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Ottawa Sightseeing Tour - Child 4 and under

With so much to see and do it is hard to pack it all in one day! This half-day Ottawa Sightseeing Tour allows you to tour some of the city’s most popular attractions including various Parliament buildings and the Royal Canadian Mint. After exploring these iconic landmarks, you will take part in a 1.5-hour Ottawa river cruise that will allow you to catch a glimpse of over 55 “must see” sites throughout the capital city.

Your tour begins with your personal guide picking you up downtown. While heading to your first stop, Parliament Hill, your guide will point out important landmarks, answer questions and provide you with fun facts.

Your adventure really begins once you arrive at Parliament Hill. You will be able to explore the halls and various buildings that makeup Canada’s Parliament buildings. There will be plenty of free time available for you to explore surrounding buildings, wander the grounds, and capture some amazing photos of the nearby sites.

Next is a brief stop at the Royal Canadian Mint for a personal behind the scenes tour to learn about where Canada’s coins are made.

Following the Mint, you’ll enjoy a relaxing 1.5-hour cruise down the Ottawa River. During your cruise, you will be able to view over 55 different sites along the river which include everything from Rideau Falls and Chateau Laurier Hotel to the Parliament Buildings, the Prime Minister’s House and the Supreme Court of Canada.

What’s included:

  • An adventurous tour of Parliament Hill*
  • A behind the scenes tour of the Royal Canadian Mint.
  • A cruise down the Ottawa River to see some of the city’s most popular landmarks and sites*
  • A knowledgeable, experienced tour guide.
  • Price includes applicable sales taxes.
  • Personalized small tour group experience limited to only seven people.
  • Pick up or drop off at your downtown hotel or other downtown area location.

Duration: 5-hours

When: Available daily year-round 9:00am & 2:00pm

Need to know:

  • The tour operates in all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately.
  • All attractions are wheelchair accessible.
  • *The Ottawa river cruise is available from May until October and depending upon weather. When not available the river cruise will be replaced by a visit to the Canadian Museum of History.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • *The availability of Parliament hill tour may be affected by political events and time of year.

Whether you are looking for a unique gift or new ways to explore Ottawa, add this to your list of fun things to do in Ottawa.

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