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Gray Line Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A5, Canada
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Ottawa City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
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Hop aboard on one of authentic London style double-decker turn of the century double decker bus. The excitement begins daily at the corner of Sparks and Elgin Street and runs in a continuous circle from 10 am to 4 pm. The bilingual guided tours will let you "hop off" at the sites you want to explore and "hop back on" as many times as you would like throughout the day to resume your adventure tour. Visit all the important sites including museums, parks, galleries, the Byward Market, the Canadian Parliament buildings and lots more during this fun, historical and educational tour.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
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Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The Gray Line & Lady dive tour are one company- so you can choose whether to combine the hop on/off city along with the water package. The tour was great & informative. There is a person that does the "live" narration of tour in both...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The sightseeing bus combined with the canal cruise was a great way of getting a feel of the city. We had good commentators on both bus and boat which made the trips all the more interesting. It was also a beautifully sunny day. I believe...More

Thank Linda M
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Grayline1, Administrative Assistant at Gray Line Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for choosing Grayline Ottawa. We are always happy to hear from our customers and we are glad you enjoyed the tour. We hope to see you in the near future. Again thank you!

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Booked the trip at 12.30 the one day and it was valid until the next day. I now know why some people say they can't hear the commentary - depending on the speaker and the bus you get, sometimes the mic and speakers were good,...More

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Grayline1, Responsable réception at Gray Line Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

On behalf of GrayLine Ottawa we thank you for touring with us. We are take your comments seriously and we work hard to better our service. We hope to see you and yours in the near future. Again thank you for using GrayLine Ottawa.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I used a touristy day to take a city tour of Ottawa. Double decker bus made the trip very enjoyable. Our guide was a young lady from France, can't remember her name, while she was VERY knowledgeable, it was difficult to hear her commentary, (English...More

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Grayline1, Administrative Assistant at Gray Line Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you for touring with GrayLine Ottawa. We are very happy you enjoyed the tour and like to hear from our customers. We hope to see you and your family in the near futures.

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Quick, basic tour past all the major attractions. a few good photo ops. Open top very windy at times. Excelent views of Parliament Hill from the west and from Gatineau side of the river.

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Grayline1, Administration Assistant at Gray Line Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for choosing GrayLine Ottawa for all your city tours. We appreciate you letting us know that you enjoyed the Ottawa city tour. We hope to see you and your family again in the near future.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We are a family with four children. We were so excited about our big tour day in Ottawa. We decided to purchase tickets for the "hop on, hop off" bus. It's all good perfect! But the reality was a nightmare! We got on the bus,...More

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Grayline1, Responsable relations clients at Gray Line Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you for letting us know about the city bus tour you took on June 28, 2017. The tour you took was on a busy Canada Day 150 anniversary where they were road closures. We had to do detours so we could continue to do...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Sounded good, but the buses don't run often enough so if you hop off, good luck getting back on and getting any seat. One of our party had to stand the entire time. We were stuck in the rear beside the giant motor so hearing...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

If you're a resident you get a discount, further discount if 60plus! For two it was under $60 and a great way to spend the day. Hop on, hop off. See the GG residence, embassy row, all kinds of things you learn anew about this...More

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Grayline1, Responsable réception at Gray Line Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you for choosing GrayLine Ottawa for your site seeing. We love to hear from our customers and with your views we are working harder to improve our company. We hope to see you and your family and friends in the near future. Again thank...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were traveling with kids, so this was the easiest way to get around the city without having to bring car seats. It was a little cold and windy on top of the bus but we were able to see most of the city in...More

Thank Tania B
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Grayline1, Responsable réception at Gray Line Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for touring with GrayLine Ottawa. We enjoyed having you tour with us. We hope to see you again in the near future. Again, thank you.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Ottawa is much smaller than I imagined so getting a city bus tour is well worth considering. Suggest taking a pair of glasses if it gets windy, prevents dust and leaves getting in your eyes. Warm clothing and a hood is also suggested. It was...More

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Grayline1, Responsable relations clients at Gray Line Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

It's unfortunate you had such a breeze day but that does happen. The construction is to make the city beautiful for it's 150 th anniversary in 2017. Like the saying says being beautiful takes a lot of work.... Thanks for letting us know that you...More

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9 May 2017|
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Response from Annabelle B | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for contacting GrayLine Ottawa. Yes you can buy the tickets at our kiosk at 59 Sparks Street (corner of Sparks and Elgin) across the street from the Parliament Hill. We suggest that you be there at least 30... More
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Hi, Thank you for contacting Gray Line Ottawa. Yes you can do the whole tour and then go back and go around again and get off. Gray Line Ottawa.
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