Elegant Ottawa

2-day Ottawa City Tour by Bus and Boat

Prices from £148 pp

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Duration2 days / 1 night (flexible)


Suitable for families

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Ottawa has a long tradition of Canadian culture and is home to many national and local museums. You’ll get to discover the elegance of Canada’s capital from an Amphibus tour, learning about Ottawa’s history whilst admiring the scenic surroundings. Considered one of the most beautiful Capital’s in the world, Ottawa combines deep history with cosmopolitan culture and overwhelming charm.

What's included

  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing
  • Amphibus Splash Tour

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Arrival in Ottawa

Today you’ll arrive in Canada’s dynamic Capital, Ottawa, where you’ll stay in a comfortable hotel located in the newly revitalised district Downtown. Once you’ve settled in, it’s time to discover the city. Get yourself to Parliament Hill and wander around the well-known Peace Tower, or take a stop at ByWard market, the perfect place for a bite to eat and browse the stalls featuring local arts and crafts. You’ll find plenty of bars and restaurants in the area, where you can spend your evening, some even overlooking the canal.

Boat coming down canal with buildings in background

Splash Amphibus Tour

After breakfast this morning, you’ll board an amphibus (a bus that transforms into a boat) that’ll drive you on land and over water through the picturesque capital. The 1-hour journey takes you along a scenic, entertaining and educational journey, where you’ll learn about the unique history and see over many of the sights the city has to offer.

Bus turning into a boat and going through water


After your tour, it’s time to leave Ottawa and drive to your next destination. From here, you can visit the historical city of Montreal or explore the oldest National Park Ontario has to offer, Algonquin.

English soldiers marching through Ottawa

Ottawa – Hop-On, Hop Off

If an Amphibus tour doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, then a Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour might be! This is one of the best ways to see the National Capital. You can visit all the important sites including; museums, parks, galleries, Byward market and the Canadian parliament buildings. Just Hop-Off where you want and when you’re done, Hop-On!

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£35 - per person

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