Experience Ottawa's original and most comprehensive Hop On Hop Off City Tour aboard either London-style open-top double deckers or turn-of-the-century trolleys.
Climb onboard our BRAND NEW OPEN TOP Double Decker buses with Multi language system or on our closed top Double Decker epoch vehicles and enjoy a 75 minute bilingual, fully narrated, fun-filled tour!
Turn back the pages of history and see how Ottawa became the National Capital. Our tours make many stops so you can disembark along the way and enjoy the By Market, the marina's the
Museums, the Embassies, the Parliament hill, the Ottawa River rapids, the water falls and so much more... Sightseeing at it's finest!!!
Also tour at your own pace with "hop on and hop off" privileges! Our Double Decker tours allow you to get off at any of our convenient stops situated close to all popular attractions, shops and
restaurants. When you're ready, just re-board the Double-Decker Bus and it's on with the tour.
Spend as much time as you like in any of the locations as you make one complete loop.
Ticket kiosk Sparks and Elgin
Canadian War Museum
Canadian Aviation Museum
National Gallery of Canada, Royal Canadian Mint, Notre Dame Basilica
Depart every hour on the hour from 10:00 and last departure at 16:00 from April 25th to June 24th
From June 25th to September 5th; departure every hour from 10:00 to 18:00
From September 6th to October 15th; departure every hour from 10:00 to 16:00
Let our award winning guides introduce you to the history and excitement that is Ottawa!
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
Location and direction
May 1 - June 22: 10:00 - 16:00 (every hour)
June 23 - September 3: 10:00 - 18:00 (every hour)
September 4 - October 15: 10:00 - 16:00 (every hour)
*Long weekend, departures from 10:00 - 18:00
Corner of 59 Sparks Street and Elgin Street
*Check the bus route map in the PDF file below.
bus stops and sched.pdf
Price & Options
Infant charge (free) is applied when children under 2 years of age do not occupy a seat.
Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Travellers availing of the student rate must bring a valid student ID.
Printed VELTRA voucher
Sweatshirt / light jacket
Please call the activity provider 24 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
Gratuity is not included in the price.
You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.
Be sure to exchange your VELTRA voucher for a ticket at the check-in location.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.