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Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 8 more

Overview

See the best of Ottawa without the stress of public transit and taxis on this hop-on hop-off guided bus tour. With your 1-day pass, hop aboard the double-decker, open-top bus for a panoramic sightseeing excursion. Great for kids and adults, your ticket offers the chance to see over 75 sites at more than a dozen strategically placed stops. Hop off at every stop, or just take in views on the full city loop.
  • Guided Ottawa bus tour
  • Enjoy a photo stop at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
  • Stop in the Ottawa's oldest and largest public market, known as Byward Market
  • Pass Rideau Hall, the official residence of the Governor General of Canada
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the southern banks of the Ottawa River with a drive through Parliament Hill
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Professional driver and guide
Transport by double decker bus or trolley
Local taxes
Gratuities
Food and drinks
Admissions to attractions and sites
Hotel pickup and drop off ($5 payable to supplier)

Departure Point

59 Sparks St., Ottawa, ON K1P 5A5, Canada

We are at the corner of Elgin and Sparks. Look for a red kiosk.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
A mecca of cultural diversity and verdant public spaces, the capital city of Ottawa offers excitement for visitors of all ages. With your 1-day pass, see the best of this global hotspot aboard an open-top, double-decker bus or trolley. Hop on the bus at the Gray Line kiosk at the corner of Sparks and Elgin Street, then enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own schedule and tour duration, as well as lively commentary from an onboard guide. Grab a seat inside or on the open-top deck for panoramic views as you zip through town, hop on and off any of the 14 stops (see itinerary below for full stop list), or just sit back for the 50-minute city loop.

Get a feel for Ottawa as you pass museums, galleries, public parks, state buildings and more. Cruise up Confederation Boulevard on the city trolley, and along Sussex Drive to check out the famous homes of the Prime Minister and the Governor General. When you’re finished touring, just hop off. Easy!
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Ottawa City Hall
Pass By:  
Canadian War Museum
War Museum
Pass By:  
Parliament Hill
History Museum
Pass By:  
Rideau Hall
Rideau Hall
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • If you require hotel pickup and drop-off, please contact the supplier after booking to make reservations. Please note: this service is $5, payable to supplier at time of departure
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Grayline Ottawa

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour.

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Green
, Sep 2021
Our flight was cancelled and they kindly changed our event date. Had an informative live presentation. Weather was very wet so was happy to be inside and dry. Thankyou
star-5
Must do!!
Ron_H
, Sep 2021
It was a great to see all the highlights of the city. Our tour guide was good, but her English was hard to understand. She spoke a bit too fast, but she was enlightening and comical at times. Would do again!
star-5
The best way to discover Ottawa!
Rania_W
, Sep 2021
Beautiful tour and the best way to discover the city. The bus left on time, you have to be present at least 30 min in advance to get an upper deck seat. The guide was excellent!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Wonderful time
Sancha_D
, Sep 2021
Wonderful way to see the city of Ottawa. Saw all the important buildings and parks. Wonderful trip for solo, pairs and groups
star-5
Funny and wholesome ride
Ramneek_K
, Sep 2021
Loved the guide, She was such a spontaneous in her comments and made it a really good experience, she made us laugh and it was worth it..! Thanks to her and the tour company for a wonderful experience. They literally covered whole ottawa in 1.5 hrs!
star-5
Awesome trip
Petya
, Aug 2021
It was a lovely experience using the hop-on-hop-off buses. We were able to visit a lot of the historic places of the city, and stop to explore them.
star-4
Pleasant ExperIence
CCtraveller
, Aug 2021
I found our tour guide very knowledgeable. He was thorough and answered questions expertly. Because many museums are closed on Monday and some on Tuesday as well, must be included in advertising.
star-5
Excellent
Phillip_J
, Aug 2021
Guide was friendly and had very good jokes. Driver was also very good. Will travel with this group again!
star-5
A pleasant ride.
CSM
, Aug 2021
A great and informative way to see Ottawa. We had two kids with us and they loved the double decker ride. If we had planned it better, we would have arranged a trip to the aviation museum and hopped back on to continue the ride. Take a hat - it’s hot up there. And line up at least 15 min before to make sure you get seats up top.
star-5
City Touring
Sherri_M
, Aug 2021
Great way to see the city. We had a fantastic tour guide by the name of Christina. She made the tour very interesting and she knew her history. Highly recommend this tour .

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