Top 20 Experiences in Ottawa
Ultimate Dog Sledding Tour - Day trip from Ottawa & Gatineau
There is probably nothing more Canadian then taking full advantage of winter with a dog sledding experience in the great winter landscape! This winter, join Aventure Outaouais for this Ultimate Dog Sledding Tour where we will not only take you on a dog sledding adventure in the beautiful Petite-Nation region of the Outaouais, but we will also enjoy an amazing day of winter activities including snowshoeing and sliding! All this with the most experiences guides, a warm meal and hot chocolate to keep you warm, and your transportation from Ottawa and Gatineau! This is truly the best way to enjoy a beautiful Quebec winter day!
Haunted Ottawa Jail Tour
Explore Ottawa’s famous haunted jail and real-life murder mystery! Tour the cellblocks of the old Carleton County Jail (now the Saintlo Ottawa Jail Hostel) where inmates of all kinds were once imprisoned. Retrace the final footsteps of the condemned as you walk from Death Row to the last working gallows in Canada. In 1869, was an innocent man executed for the murder of Thomas D’Arcy McGee, a popular Canadian politician? Does he still haunt the hallways of the jail to this day? Join us on this 75-minute paranormal adventure and find out for yourself! Please Note: This tour begins from our ticket office at 46 Sparks Street (near the scene of the murder) and makes it way over to old jail as we delve deeper into the hauntings. About half the tour is outdoors. It is offered in English or French - not both at the same time. The French departure time is usually 8:40pm. If booking in French for a time other than 8:40pm, please reach out to confirm.
Gatineau Park Nocturnal Snowshoeing Adventure & Dinner - From Ottawa & Gatineau
Take full advantage of winter with this unique experience in the second most visited park in Canada. Join Aventure Outaouais for an awesome starlight guided snowshoeing adventure in the Gatineau Park on trail #70 up to the Healey Shelter where a nice warm dinner will be prepared by your guide on the wood stove and served in the warmth and the tranquility of this beautiful and historical shelter. The journey itself is considered moderate in difficulty with 7.5 km (round-trip) in length. But don't let that bother you. With the help of a trained and experienced guide, you will be assisted through this fun adventure and given lots of pro tips. We provide all the training and equipment (snowshoes or crampons, hiking poles, and head lamps) to make it to the shelter and back. This round-trip trail should take around 3 hours to complete, including 1 hour to rest and eat at the shelter. This really is once a must do winter activity in the National Capital Region.
Best of Ottawa Small Group Tour with River Cruise
Your See Sight Tours Guide will greet you at your downtown Ottawa accommodations and begin your fully guided tour in the comfort and style of one of our vans. To begin your tour you will take a driving tour through Rockcliffe Park. Get the exclusive opportunity to check out some sights most tourists won’t get to see. Your next stop will be to board a relaxing Rideau Canal Cruise for a relaxing view of the city from the Ottawa River passing over 50 points of interest including the magnificent Rideau Falls. Next, you will enjoy a narrated drive passing iconic attractions such as the Parliament Buildings and make stops outside the Supreme Court and Canadian Museum of History. To complete your tour your guide will take you to Parliament Hill - home of the Parliament of Canada. Here you will get the opportunity to learn about the rich nation's history on a self-guided walking tour of the grounds. At the end of your tour, your guide will take you back to your Downtown Ottawa hotel.
Ottawa Small Group Night Tour with River Cruise + Light Show
Your See Sight Tours Guide will greet you at your downtown Ottawa accommodations and begin your fully guided night tour in the comfort of one of our vans. To kick off your night out on the town your guide will take you on a relaxing evening River Cruise where as your cruise through the Ottawa River you will take in the incredible views of the city’s landmarks and attractions illuminated at night. Next, take in the bustling city on a fully narrated driving tour passing multiple attractions lit up at night including; the Supreme Court, Parliament Hill, Nepean Point, and the Canadian Museum of history. To end the night treat your senses and watch the incredible Northern Lights - Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill. This impressive display highlights fascinating stories about key figures, events and history against the backdrop of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block and Peace Tower. At the end of your tour, your guide will take you back to your Downtown Ottawa hotel.
Ottawa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see. With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay
Ottawa City Tour by Land and Water
Experience the thrills of Ottawa and Gatineau from both land and water on an amphibious vehicle tour of Canada’s capital city. Board an “amphibus” to see Ottawa’s picturesque sites, including Parliament Hill (Colline du Parlement), the National Gallery of Canada (Musée des beaux-arts du Canada), ByWard Market (Marché By) and Sparks Street's National War Memorial Monument (Monument commémorative de guere du Canada). To get a comprehensive feel for the area on your one-hour tour, your bilingual guide will share humorous anecdotes as you cross the streets of Ottawa and Gatineau and float atop the waters of Ottawa River. Please be at meeting point 10 minutes before departure time.
Canadian War Museum Admission
The iconic Canadian War Museum is a must-see destination for anyone interested in the cost of conflict and humankind’s enduring desire for peace. The Museum, which ranked number 1 on TripAdvisor’s list of Things to Do in Ottawa, explores Canadian military history from early wars in Canada to contemporary conflicts. It features unique architecture, a display of large military artillery, thought-provoking exhibitions, moving personal stories of Canadians in times of war, priceless works of art, and spaces for quiet reflection and remembrance.
Oh Canada Eh!? Dinner Musical
This high-energy, family friendly production features over 70 songs from all-Canadian artists including music from Paul Anka, Celine Dion, Shania Twain, the Bare Naked Ladies, Avril Lavigne, Justin Bieber and many, MANY more. While you're enjoying the show, our performers serve our famous, all-Canadian meal.
Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour
Perfect for first-time visitors, this city tour is a well-rounded introduction to Ottawa's attractions, leaving you with time in the day free to explore the city on your own.
Private Arrival Transfer from Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier Airport YOW
Skip the stress and confusion of finding a taxi upon arrival at the Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier International Airport. Instead, book this private airport transfer service and enjoy convenient, reliable, comfortable private transportation from the airport to your hotel in Ottawa.
Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa
Experience the 90-minute walking tour of Ottawa that has been captivating visitors and locals alike for more than 20 years. The Original Haunted Walk is led by the best of local storytellers, dramatists, and amateur historians, sharing some of the most hair-raising and spine-chilling real-life ghost stories from the area. Follow along as they lead the way by lantern light to their favorite haunted spots.
Street Art Outdoor Escape Game in Ottawa
Discover Ottawa’s street art by following clues and solving puzzles on your phone, which lead to new places and amazing stories. Play our engaging exploration game, reenacting the role of EgoNibi, a legendary street artist from Tunam. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Up for a fun challenge? Highlights include: • Explore Ottawa Mural, Rideau Mural and other lesser-known places. • Enjoy a uniquely crafted story brought to you by our top-notch writers. • Learn about the fascinating story of the largest murals in Eastern Ontario. • Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt. After your booking you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. We recommend that each user purchases a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone.
Ottawa Senators Ice Hockey Game Ticket at Canadian Tire Center
Canadian Tire Center, home of the Ottawa Senators NHL team is not only a landmark and a spiritual home to the locals of Ottawa, but a must-visit for anyone eager to immerse themselves in the city's true culture, passion and history. Get the full experience of a Senators' game live at Canadian Tire Center by wearing the team's colours and grabbing your favourite drink (and maybe some hot wings) at a nearby sports bar while locals crowd around the big screens for some pre-game punditry, before making your way to the ice in time for the electrifying team entrances, national anthems and of course, the puck drop in the world's most-watched ice hockey competition.
Ottawa Self-guided walking tour and scavenger hunt
Are you looking for things to do in Ottawa? A walk along the Rideau River is an opportunity to learn about the importance of the city and discover some of its attractions. You will have to solve challenges at each step to discover your next destination. Walk from Rideau Falls Park to Green Island to Rideau Hall and the residence of the Prime Minister of Canada, passing some parks, mansions. You will have fun completing challenges.
Ottawa Self-Guided Audio Tour
Learn more about the top 12 tourist attractions in Ottawa. Its history, culture, myths, architecture, and other important facts are in this audio commentary. The top 10 advantages for those who prefer flexibility on their tour. 1. Safe - Not required to download, with just a click of secure access links it can be listened to online on any device. 2. Save - The lowest price in the city. 3. Stories - No imagination stories, only verified information. 4. Schedule - Listen at your own convenience of time, pace, and location, 5. Select - Preferred languages and attractions. 6. Self-control: No need to be behind someone's instructions in always. 7. Share - with co-travelers in just a click. 8. Soft - Selective crafted words that make you listen again. 9. Simple - Use our personally created itinerary which starts from the city's central station and then gradually moves one by one. 10. Smart - in all aspects
Scavenger Hunt Adventure in Ottawa by Crazy Dash
Crazy Dash of Ottawa allows your team to discover the city in a fun way! Our app will instruct you to find a variety of different items around the city. For every item you find, you'll get points. You can find these items in any order you'd like. You'll also participate in exciting challenges for points as well. See how your points stack up to others on our app rankings. All scavenger hunts have a remote host to help along the way via chat. Come explore Ottawa with us!
Private Investigator Exploration Game in Downtown Ottawa
Discover Ottawa’s historic locations and the people who left their mark there by solving clues and unlocking stories on your phone. Play the engaging exploration game, reenacting the story of a private investigator uncovering a disappearance. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? Highlights include: • Explore City Hall, Senate of Canada, Piazza del Duomo and other lesser-known places. • Enjoy a uniquely crafted story brought to you by our top-notch writers. • Find some of Ottawa’s most “instagrammable” sights! • Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game and treasure hunt. • Learn how Ottawa became the capital of Canada. After your booking you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. We recommend that each user purchases a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone.
City Beers: Bus Tour of Ottawa Breweries
The City Beers bus tour will guide you to 3 or more Ottawa craft breweries, going behind the scenes in this beer-loving city. Although locations vary, packages provide immersive tours at each location, all sampling fees, and some food. For a safe and memorable experience, your guides always provide free bottles of water and tasting note cards so you can track your tastings. These trips are a beer lover's dream, but everyone can enjoy them. Great beer is the glue that ties learning and drinking together! For a full description (including breweries visited) and direct pricing, visit our website.
Ottawa Scavenger Hunt: Ottawa’s Iconic Sights
Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person. Join us on this 2 hours adventure through Ottawa’s Iconic Sights with photos included!