FREE Ottawa Walking Tour The Prime Minister's Walk

Tour information

Come take a walk in the footsteps of Canada’s Prime Ministers. Starting at Rideau Hall, the official residence of both our Governor General and current Prime Minister, we’ll take you down famous Sussex Drive, one of Ottawa’s most important streets as we tell you stories of Canada’s fascinating leaders.

The tour will take you by a number of gorgeous embassies, federal institutions, picturesque parks with river views, and important buildings as we trace the path of Canada’s leaders on their morning walks to Parliament.

This tour includes:

English-speaking guide — Parliament Hill — Rideau Hall — Sussex Drive — History — Stories of Canada's leaders — Parks — Embassies

    Traveler Reviews

  • “Byward Market Tour”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 30, 2016

    An enjoyable walk from Parliament to the Byward Market discussing the history of building the canal which sparked the growth of the settlement of Ottawa and, with that, the growth of the…

  • “Fantastic option — Unique and afforable”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 26, 2016

    My son and I absolutely loved the tour, and our tour guide, Merry.She was young, energetic, and passionate about the historyWhile the standard history of Canada tidbits were interesting, she…

  • “Educational, fun tour!”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 15, 2016

    Totally worth your time! Andre is a knowledgeable guide with a very good sense of humor ! This tour is a great addition to your Ottawa visit.

On arrival

Outside the front Gate of Rideau Hall, by the visitor entrance off Sussex Drive.

Things to note

Our tours run rain or shine. Please dress for the weather!
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From 11:00 to 12:30
Rideau Hall
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