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Ottawa Walking Tours

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Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5N2, Canada
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This is a tour you do not want to miss in Ottawa!

A tour with Ottawa Walking Tours (Craig MacDonald) is a MUST! It was one of the coldest days of... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Dorothy S
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Barrie, Canada
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I coordinated a group of 40 University of Manitoba employees to Ottawa in late October. I booked... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Lynn W
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Ottawa Walking Tours is a company dedicated to letting our experienced, professional guides acquaint you with the history of our beautiful city. Our 2.5 hour guided walks are a must for visitors wanting to get a great overview of the city and learn more about the city’s history, colourful political characters and snap some outstanding photographs. Spend a couple of hours with us exploring our city's past and discovering how the modern city of Ottawa came to be. A must for visitors who want to feel the essence of the Canadian capital
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Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5N2, Canada
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"historical highlights"
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"great tour"
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"highly recommend this walking tour"
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"important buildings"
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"sparks street"
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"interesting facts"
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"parliament area"
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"an absolute"
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"war memorial"
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"capital city"
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"byward market"
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"parliament hill"
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"chateau laurier"
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"tulip festival"
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"macdonald"
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

A tour with Ottawa Walking Tours (Craig MacDonald) is a MUST! It was one of the coldest days of the year but we completed our tour and it was well worth it! I enjoyed every detail. Craig's knowledge of Ottawa and it's history is immense...More

Thank Dorothy S
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

I coordinated a group of 40 University of Manitoba employees to Ottawa in late October. I booked the Ottawa Walking Tours and found from my initial correspondence with Craig MacDonald to booking the tours was great. We had 2 groups of 20 participants each group...More

Thank Lynn W
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

This is a terrifically laid back walking tour. Guide Craig was excellent and low-key, full of information but ready to adapt to questions.

Thank Loskr
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I felt the walking tour was excellent. the tour guide was very knowledgeable and easy going. they provided a history of the area regarding the parliament buildings, downtown ottawa that was very informative. they were prepared and professional in every way.

Thank gerrybear23
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

My son and I visited Ottawa from Toronto to attend the Leafs vs. Senators game so we didn't have time to do a lot of things we would have liked to do. We decided the best way to see the highlights of the city itself...More

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Our group consisted of 20 adults varying in age and agility. Adrienne was amazing tour guide and a lot of fun. Great commentary as she was extremely knowledgeable, interesting and patient with our large group. She supplied us with fun facts and scintillating stories as...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Our guide was simply exceptional! The way he told us the city's history was funny and interesting. He made it a remarkable experience for the four of us. We really enjoyed the tour and highly recommend it!!

Thank Annaiss
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We have just enjoyed a couple of hours with Adrienne as our guide from this company. Very friendly and knowledgeable person and a well paced tour. Excellent organisation and communication from Craig too. Thank you both. Highly recommended.

Thank Sally R
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent experience with Ottawa Walking Tours!! Our group consisted of 7 adults (teachers/parents) and 8 eleven year olds. Craig was so easy to work with, his communication during our months of planning was very much appreciated. He got back to me right...More

Thank jenlikesbeaches
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I recommend this tour as a starting point of your visit to Ottawa. It will be an excellent base to get to know the city. Our guide was very knowledgeable and he made the difference in our appreciation of the tour.

Thank 1LouBar
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Maggie B
17 June 2016|
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Response from Sarah F | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I would say the tour and route is dog friendly, but I would check with the organisers if they allow you to bring dogs.
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faina738
16 June 2015|
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Response from owt | Property representative |
The best way to book is to either visit our website (sorry, trip advisor will not allow me to insert our web page link here), selecting your language preference and then the "Tour Schedule" tab at the top centre of the page... More
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