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Double Decker and Trolley Sightseeing Tours

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Address: 265 Catherine St, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7S5, Canada
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+1 613-725-1441

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A good way to get an overview of the city to help pick the spots you want to see up close. Our guide was very polite and helpful, switching from English to French with ease. The... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2016
Paul H
Caledon, Canada
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Caledon, Canada
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88 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

A good way to get an overview of the city to help pick the spots you want to see up close. Our guide was very polite and helpful, switching from English to French with ease. The driver seemed to have trouble picking up on the traffic signals, running two red light a an amber for good measure. We were seated... More 

Thank Paul H
Queretaro City, Mexico
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I bought the Double Decker "tour" thinking it would be a pleasant experience... Most cities I have taken it have been worth it. BUT IN OTTAWA IT IS NOT WORTH THE MONEY PAYED... Overbooked, no air conditioning on the bottom part of the bus, (as it was overbooked there was no space on top...) And people were standing up because... More 

1 Thank Ernesto D
Brampton, Canada
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55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2016

This bus will get you around town easily enough with friendly commentators and drivers. The big problem is you will find yourself either rushed or waiting around for the next bus. It could be greatly improved if the buses ran every half hour instead of every hour. There were also issues of having to stand at certain times of the... More 

1 Thank HeatherMcD33
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

On our recent trip to Ottawa, my husband and I decided to take the hop on hop off Greyline City Tour. We purchased our tickets from the kiosk located at the end of Sparks Street. After we had purchased our tickets for the city tour, we asked about a combo including a boat tour. The representative informed us that we... More 

4 Thank thooper267
Lauria, Italy
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2 reviews
Reviewed July 23, 2016

We loved this tour because Cristina is the best Tour Guide in Ottawa Didn't cover everything, but this attraction is good. Ottawa is a nice city and with a good tour guide like Cristina is easy to know everything.

Thank Jorge P
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 2016

These buses were only one an hour so you couldn't really hop on /hop off like the buses I have used in other cities. You didn't have time to view that many things in a day as you were always stuck somewhere for at least an hour, even if it was somewhere you just wanted a quick look it. The... More 

3 Thank ToowoombaLetchworth
Crofton, Maryland
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97 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2015

We did the 90 minute straight tour as we had actual tours/World Cup games for other day. Otherwise I might have signed up for the 3 day on/off package as it seemed a good deal. Liked the guide - elderly gentleman fluent in English and French. He was pleasant and seemed to know his stuff. At least I felt like... More 

3 Thank Margaret M
Florida USA
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65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2015

We used the hop-on-hop-off bus to gain an overview of the city; the service, cleanliness, route, and time schedule were very good. We broke our journey by 90 minutes twice and there was no problem continuing with the program; we rode both in the upstairs open air and in the downstairs enclosed seats; both areas were comfortable. Most impressive was... More 

3 Thank savanna47
Mississauga, Canada
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66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2015

The sights the tour shows you are great, however, when we bought our tickets at the kiosk at Elgin & Sparks, the sales rep didn't advise us that we could get on any colour bus. We looked at the schedule with her and the next red bus was in 55 minutes so we walked around for about 15 minutes and... More 

3 Thank GS R
Sutton, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2015

This was a very enjoyable way to view the city from both land the water and gave us a nice overall history and things to do and see in Ottawa. The hop-on-hop-off feature was great and well worth the money and a good 2 day pass is suggested. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Thank you.

3 Thank osparsons

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