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LocationOttawa, Canada time.png Duration4 hours to 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.) adult.png Per person View price
Tour Inclusions
  • pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

Explore Ottawa on Small Group Tour & Boat Cruise

Explore Ottawa on Small Group Tour & Boat Cruise

Explore Ottawa on Small Group Tour & Boat Cruise in Canada's capital city. The city is rich in historical landmarks, interesting architecture, and fascinating architecture.

Take this tour to see everything the capital has to offer, including Parliament Hill, and end your five- to six-hour tour with a Rideau Canal River Cruise.

  • In one day, see the best of Ottawa.
  • Your guide will tell you stories about the city and its sights.
  • Transportation from your downtown hotel is included.
  • On your trip, you'll see 55 Ottawa sights from the water.

Tour Itinerary

  • 1.


    Your sightseeing tour of Ottawa begins with a pickup from your hotel and a narrated drive past several must-see attractions! Passing the Parliament Buildings, you'll pause for picture-taking opportunities outside the Supreme Court and Canadian Museum of History.

    Ottawa, ON, Canada 2 Hours
  • 2.

    Rockcliffe Park Pavillion

    You will be given a driving tour of Rockcliffe Park. Since large tour buses aren't permitted in this area, we'll be travelling in a passenger van, giving you the chance to view some places that most tourists won't be able to, like the Prime Minister's Residence, the Governor General's Residence, and the official residence of the US Ambassador to Canada. We'll also make a stop to the Rockcliffe Lookout, where you can get some beautiful shots of the Ottawa River.

    Rockcliffe Park Pavillion
  • 3.

    Notre-Dame Basilica

    You will visit Ottawa's Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica following your tour of Rockcliffe Park. The largest and oldest standing church in Ottawa will astound you with its magnificent gothic decor.

    Notre-Dame Basilica
  • 4.

    Supreme Court of Canada

    After that, you'll take a narrated drive by famous sights like the Parliament Buildings and stop outside the Supreme Court and Canadian Museum of History to take stunning photos of the surrounding area.

    Supreme Court, Canada
  • 5.

    Parliament Hill and Buildings

    Your tour will end at Parliament Hill, which is where the Canadian Parliament is located. On a self-guided walking tour of the grounds, you will get the chance to learn about the rich history of the country and to enjoy the stunning Gothic revival-style buildings and their architectural features that are significant to the country.

    Parliament Hill Place,, ON, Canada
  • 6.

    Rideau Canal National Historic Site

    On this tranquil river trip, which departs from Jacques Cartier Park's piers, you will slowly float along the Ottawa River. The Chateau Laurier Hotel, Rideau Falls, the Parliament Buildings, the Supreme Court of Canada, and the Prime Minister's House are just a few of the over 55 attractions you will be able to see while taking a relaxing river tour. (There are limited seasonal cruise options. In the winter, a trip to the Canadian Museum of History will take the place of the river cruise. *Please note that this tour does not include lunch; however, on the boat, there are snacks available for purchase.

    Rideau Canal National Historic Site

Pickup Information

  • Departure Point:
    Possible departure locations
    Ottawa Marriott Hotel , 100 Kent St Enter on your left from Kent Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5R7 Canada
    Sonder The O'Connor , 377 O'Connor St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2M2 Canada
    Holiday Inn Ottawa Dwtn - Parliament Hill, an IHG Hotel , 402 Queen Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5A7 Canada
    The Westin Ottawa , 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9H4 Canada
    Fairmont Chateau Laurier , 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7 Canada.
  • please note
    2 Rideau St , 2 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON K1N, Canada
    Departure Point: Centrally located Ottawa hotels *Contact for meeting location if you are not staying in the downtown area.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

For any Cancellations made 24 hours prior to the tour, at the latest, will get a full refund.

  • In case you cancel the tour upto 24 hours befor the trip you will be entitled to a full Refund.
  • In case of cancellations made within the last 24 hours of the Tour, your amount won't be refunded.
  • No trip change requests made less than 24 hours before the Tour's start time, will be made
  • The Trip's cut-offs will follow local time.

Other Information

  • You can expect a confirmation once the booking is completed
  • No accessibility for Wheelchairs.
  • operates regardless of the weather; please wear proper clothing.
  • The Ottawa River Cruise is a seasonal attraction; when it is not running, a tour of the Canadian War Museum of History will be substituted.
  • Near public transport
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants and small children must sit on laps
  • Most Visitors can participate
  • Every trip can have a maximum of 10 participants

Tour Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Food & Beverages