Special Tours & Packages

Tulip Bike Tour

May 11-20: Daily 10:00 am and 1:30 pm

The Canadian Tulip Festival celebrates the return of spring, with over a million displays of tulips planted throughout our city. Capture spectacular views of the tulips and discover their colourful beauty along with other hidden gems and the history of the city with this delightful Ottawa bike tour! Your guided tour lasts about 3 hours in total and includes 4-6 stops at various tulip sites and Ottawa’s attractions to enjoy and learn about tulips and also Ottawa’ history.
Enjoy a leisurely bike ride alongside the historic Rideau Canal and beautiful Arboretum. Once you arrive at Dow’s Lake, you can leave the bikes with your guide and walk through the colourful tulip site. There will be a 30-40 minute stop to enjoy the tulips and learn about the history of the festival from your guide. The tour continues with a leisurely ride and stops along the Ottawa River pathway and seeing more tulip beds, before heading back to the start point. You will visit the Rideau Canal, Lansdowne Park, the Arboretum, Rideau Canal Locks and Old Ottawa South neighbourhood in this tour.

Adult: $59 (approx. $44 USD)
Child (6-12 years old): $45
Child (1-5 years old): $30
Family or group of 4: $199
Electric bikes available at an additional cost of $25 pp.
This price includes bicycle, helmet, a guide and water bottle.
13% sales tax+3% booking fee are extra

Approx. 18-20 KM (12 miles)

May 11-19: daily 10:00 am and 1:30 pm

Garden Bike Tour

Every Sunday June 16 to September 1 2019 at 1:30 pm. Or by request

Experience Ottawa-Gatineau’s beautiful gardens by bike. Your guided tour lasts about 3 hours in total and includes 4-5 stops at various gardens where you can enjoy the magnificent beauty of flowers and plants and learn about them from your guide. This leisurely bike tour starts at Escape Bicycle Tours and rentals location in downtown Ottawa (65 Sparks). Taking scenic Ottawa River and Voyageur pathways you will visit the following gardens: Rooftop Garden- Canadian Museum of War, Japanese Zen Garden- Canadian Museum of History, Rideau Hall Gardens. Heading back to the start point you will see and learn about the unique flower gardens at National Art Gallery and Major’s Hill park which leave you with a big smile as the tours ends.

Adult: $65 (approx. $49 USD)
Family or group of 4: $240
Group prices: $50 PP or lower for groups of 6 or more guests
Electric bikes available at an additional cost of $25 pp.
This price includes bicycle, helmet, a guide and water bottle.
13% sales tax+3% booking fee are extra

Approx. 16 KM (10 miles) on flat bike paths

Every Sunday at 1:30 pm or by request.

Bike & Bites Tour

In partnership with C’est Bon Cooking

A 3-hour guided bike and walking culinary tour of Ottawa

Experience the sights, scenes, smells and tastes of Ottawa in this fun and unique tour!  Our combined bike and food tour will take you to some of Ottawa’s major attractions through our city’s most scenic bicycle paths.  You’ll also make a delicious discovery of some of Ottawa’s hidden gems and must-see eateries in the Glebe neighborhood, home to Lansdowne Park and the Ottawa Farmers Market.

This tour includes 1.5-hour sightseeing bike tour (about 14 kilometers / 8 miles), 95% of which is on dedicated bicycle paths, + 1.5-hour guided walking tour with tastings at the farmers’ market and 3-4 eateries in the area.

Starting and Ending location: 65 Sparks St.

Tickets must be purchased in advance.
The tour will only run if a minimum of 4 participants register.
Alternative dates/time could be arranged for a minimum of 4 participants and/or private bookings.
The tour will be cancelled and participants will be fully refunded if it rains.

Adult: $95 (approx. $71 USD)
Child (6-12 years old): $85
Family or group of 4: $356
Electric bikes available at an additional cost of $25 pp.
This price includes bicycle, helmet, guides, water bottle and all food samples on the culinary walking tour.
13% sales tax+3% booking fee are extra

Approx. 15-18 KM (10-11 miles)

Every Sunday at 1:00 pm or by request

Bike & Boat Tour

2-hour guided Ottawa Express Bike Tour + 75 minute Historic Sightseeing Tour (Capital Cruises)

Capture spectacular views of the city and its hidden gems with Escape Bicycle Tours and Capital Cruises. Experience the best of Ottawa on the ground, and on the water with this amazing package. This combo includes our 2-hour Ottawa express tour (10:00 am or 1:30 pm departures) and a 90 minutes historic sightseeing boat cruise at any of the 5-6 daily departures.

Adult: $70 (approx. $52 USD)
Child (6-12 years old): $50
Student (13-18 years old): $70
Family or group of 4: $239
Electric bikes available at an additional cost of $20 pp.
This price includes bicycle, helmet, a guide and water bottle plus a boat cruise voucher.
13% sales tax+3% booking fee are extra

To book this tour contact us at
Phone: (613) 608 7407
Toll Free: 1 888 667 2012
Email: maria@escapebicycletours.ca

Bike Tour & SPA

Go ahead treat yourself to fresh air and spoil yourself with a spa package!

Our tours are designed for leisure and recreational bicyclists and include visits to some of the most attractive sights and hidden gems in Ottawa. Once your tour is complete (approx. 2 hours) it’s time to chill out at Holtz Spa with a well deserved Massage or Signature Spa Pedicure and Reflexology.

A perfect urban escape for couples, friends or on your own.  You’re sure to make friends along the way!

How Does it Work?
Once your appointment is booked, come to 65 Sparks St to begin your bike tour.

The tour includes bicycle, helmet, water bottle and a friendly guide.  We will first visit the War Memorial. Next, a leisurely ride on the Rideau Canal Pathway will give you a picturesque view of Ottawa’s downtown and popular Byward market neighbourhood. We will have  brief stops at Rideau Hall and Rideau Falls and then cross the bridge to visit the scenic province of Quebec and the spectacular Museum of History. Cycling back through the Voyageurs and Ottawa River pathways (or Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway) you will see and hear more of Ottawa’s charm and major attractions including Parliament Hill and National Art Gallery before returning to the spa for your relaxing treatments.

Couples $145 pp; includes 2 hr. Bicycle Tour and Couples Relaxation Massage

Friends $145 pp; includes 2 hour Bicycle Tour and choice of 50 min. Relaxation Massage or Signature Spa Pedicure with Reflexology

Singles $145 pp; includes 2 hour Bicycle Tour and choice of 50 min. Relaxation Massage or Signature Spa Pedicure with Reflexology

Escape Bicylce Tours Spa Tour

An unforgettable experience that will leave you feeling happy, relaxed and inspired!

To book this tour contact us at
Phone: (613) 608 7407
Toll Free: 1 888 667 2012
Email: maria@escapebicycletours.ca

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