We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
  • Electronic Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Flexible
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English and 7 more

Your ticket is valid for one-day, or two to three consecutive days, which allows you to tour Ottawa at your own pace, or stay on the bus for a 1.5-hour fully narrated tour. The hop-on, hop-off tour runs in a continuous circle daily, from 10:00am until 3:00pm, officially starting on the corner of Sparks and Elgin Streets.

Ride along the London-style double decker bus as you learn and view Ottawa's most famous landmarks. Some of the attractions you'll get to visit on this hop-on hop off tour include Parliament Hill, Canadian Museum of History, Notre Dame Basilica, Rideau Hall and the Canadian War Museum.

This tour is seasonal, operating from April through to October.

Locations visited
Rideau Hall
Canadian War Museum
Notre Dame Basilica
See all 7 locations
Hit Ottawa’s highlights without navigating public transit or taxis on this hop-on hop-off guided tour. With your single-day pass, hop aboard a double-decker bus for a panoramic sightseeing. Enjoy bilingual commentary from a lively guide and the opportunity 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 1.5-hour city loop.
  • 1.5-hour Ottawa City tour with onboard bilingual guide
  • Ride aboard a mix of double-decker bus, turn-of-the-century trolley or comfortable coach
  • Hear fascinating facts about Ottawa's neighborhoods and landmarks
  • Hop on and off at twelve centrally located stops
  • See up to 75 city sites including Parliament Hill, Canadian Museum of History, Notre Dame Basilica and more!
Filter reviews
23 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewstour guiderodestopsattractionscanada
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Starts at Sparks Street

We always take the Hop Oh / Hop Off in all the cities we visit. This is a good way to become familiar with the sights of the city and then hop off when you see something interesting. Our tour guide was adequate. I keep...More

Thank vsattui123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Could have been better

Excellent sites and good descriptions however I would have liked more information regarding fees and how much time I should allocate to visit a site. Great changing of the guard at 10am each day....but nobody tells you about it.

1  Thank 597RoyW
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Definitely worth doing

The tour is a great way to get to know the city but did seem a bit heavy on embassies and which dignitary lives where. Points lost for lack if capacity only limited seating was available up top and half our party had to take...More

Thank dughall
Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheating staff in gray line

Not helpful and very bad service buses is not good no AC and not clean at all they just need to let you to buy the tickets then you are your on and own no body care and one will guide you correctly

Thank NKhan69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Knowledgeable and well spoken guides!

We rode the top deck of a few buses that we hopped on and off, our kids even loved this tour! Our guide was great in explaining things outside her standard tour as we spent an extra 15 minutes with her between tours. We loved...More

1  Thank lellsworth
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
July 23, 2018|
Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
You need to get your wrist band at Spark and Elgin. Parking is limited. I would ask them if you could pick up your wrist band and then park at one of the stops like the War Museum. Just have to pay attention to the schedule... More
June 24, 2018|
Response from 270dinahl | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, I do not know. I
May 26, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Arewethereyet!Canada |
The calendar shows they run till October 13th ,you might want to reserve if that's suitable for you,its under "available options"