Bike & Spa Tour
$165 CAD per person
Ebike add on:
Taxes & fees
13% tax & 3% booking fee
Bicycle, helmet, a guide, snack, water bottle, & relaxation massage or signature spa pedicure
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This Ottawa tour is the perfect urban escape for couples, friends, or if you just want to pamper yourself.
This combo includes our 2-hour Ottawa Express tour (10:00 am or 1:30 pm departures) followed by time to chill out at Holtz Spa. Choose a well-deserved massage or Signature Spa Pedicure and Reflexology.
You will bike on one of our comfortable, top-quality bikes, or you can opt for an electric bike and set off on your journey to discover beautiful Ottawa.
Starting at the Escape Tours and Rentals Shop (65 Sparks Street), complete your bike and helmet fitting and safety review.
First stop, visit the National War Memorial, one of the top Ottawa landmarks, built to honour Canadians from World War I and after who have given their lives for this country.
Bike a short distance to the start of Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage site where you can watch the locks in operation. Watch the ingenuity of architecture and construction of the 19th century at the Canal and Ottawa’s Bytown Museum.
Ride along the waterfront Ottawa River Pathway and cross Portage bridge to visit the scenic province of Quebec and the spectacular Museum of History.
Cycle back to Ontario through the 120-year-old Alexandria Bridge, enjoy the spectacular view of the famous Parliament Building. See major attractions, including the National Art Gallery, the interesting Ottawa spider, and the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica.
Bike to Rideau Hall and Rideau Falls and stop briefly to hear about these historical sites.
Ride through the quiet streets of New Edinburgh and arrive at the popular ByWard Market neighbourhood, the home of one of Canada’s oldest public markets.
Take a leisurely ride on the Rideau Canal Pathway for a picturesque view of Ottawa’s downtown.
End the bike portion of your tour at Escape Tours & Rentals shop. Here you can decide to stop for lunch or a snack break before your spa treatment. The spa salon is just a 10-minute walk away.
Optional: You can do your Ottawa Bike & Spa Tour all in one day or use your bike or spa vouchers on different days.
Enjoy this fun and leisurely Ottawa Bike & Spa excursion and see these beautiful Ottawa landmarks, including:
- War Memorial
- Rideau Canal locks
- Bytown Museum
- Quebec/Museum of History
- Parliament Hill
- National Art Gallery
- Rideau Falls
- Rideau Hall
- New Edinburgh neighbourhood
- ByWard Market
- Rideau Canal
- Love Lock Bridge
For your bike and helmet fitting and safety review, please arrive 20 minutes prior to your tour start time!
Your tour starts and ends at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals at 65 Sparks St.
Parking: We highly recommend leaving your car at your hotel. Street parking in our neighbourhood is difficult and the meters/time restrictions can be confusing. But if you must drive, here are a few underground parking lots: National Art Centre Parkade (99 Elgin St.), World Exchange Plaza (Metcalfe and Albert entrance), City Hall (110 Laurier Ave W).
Flexible Booking – Book with confidence! For public tours, you will be fully refunded if you give us 24 hours’ notice before your tour starts.
No refunds for any cancellations within 24 hours prior to the activity start date and time.
Bad weather? Don’t worry, If your reservation must be cancelled due to the bad weather, you will be fully refunded.
What is your cancellation policy?
You will be fully refunded if you give us 24 hours’ notice. There will be no refunds for any cancellations within 24 hours prior to the activity start date and time. Please inquire about the private tour cancellation policy.
Are there any hills?
Ottawa is a flat city, so most of the ride will be on flat bike paths. There might be a few inclines that can be easily managed when riding our multi-geared quality bikes.
What if it rains?
Your ride will continue in light rain. We supply you with rain ponchos.
In case of heavy rain or storm forecast, your trip will be cancelled — the final call will be made two hours before the start time of your tour, and we’ll contact you by phone and email.
If your tour is cancelled due to the weather, you will be fully refunded or can choose to keep your credit for an alternative date or time.
Is biking in Ottawa safe?
Ottawa is an extremely bike-friendly city. Almost all of your ride will be on Ottawa’s well-maintained cycle paths. In a few exceptions, we will be riding on backroads in neighbourhoods or crossing streets with traffic lights. As well, we start all our tours with a safety briefing and proper fitting for your bike and safety helmet.
Can I bring my own bicycle?
Yes. Please ensure that your bicycle is in good working condition and you have spare parts (e.g., proper tube size) in case. You will receive a $10 discount for bringing your own bicycle.