Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour from Portland

Species seen nowhere else in the world, dramatic basalt lava flows nearly a mile deep, and some of the world’s most beautiful waterfalls are a few of the sights that await you on this tour. Come experience the grandeur of the Columbia River Gorge, one of the United States’ most photographed Natural Scenic Reserves. We will drive along the oldest scenic highway in the US, stopping at sweeping viewpoints, flowing falls, a historic lodge, and the famed Bonneville Dam Sturgeon viewing center.

per adult from

$96

NZD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Transportation in a luxury vehicle
    • Knowledgeable, local and friendly guide
    • Seasonal snacks and refreshments throughout the tour
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off at select downtown Portland hotels
    • Live commentary throughout the tour
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities (optional). If you enjoy the tour and would like to tip your guide, a 15-20% gratuity is suggested
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Director Park, 815 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205-3084

    Our central meeting location and pick up point! A beautiful, urban park in the middle of Downtown Portland.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Oregon

    We will depart downtown Portland and head east along the Columbia River to Troutdale, known as the Gateway to the Gorge! We will join the beautiful Historic Columbia River Highway, the first planned scenic roadway in the United States.

    Stop At: Vista House, 40700 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett, OR 97019-9725

    Typically, our first stop for the day is the Crown Point Vista House. This famous overlook sits 733 feet above the Columbia River, atop the remains of a lava flow that swept through the Gorge around 14 to 17 million years ago! Here, we will find amazing 180-degree views of the Columbia River Gorge and explore the Vista House. An intricately designed observatory and museum, the Vista House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Latourell Falls, Guy W. Talbot State Park., Corbett, OR

    From the Vista House, we will drive deeper into the Columbia River National Scenic Area. Our first waterfall for the day will be the dramatic Latourell Falls which plunges 249 feet over a massive wall of columnar basalt. Depending on the season, a short ¼-mile trail hike will be led to get a closer view of the falls.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Multnomah Falls, 53000 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Bridal Veil, OR 97010

    The next waterfall we will visit will be the famed Multnomah Falls. Plummeting 620 feet in two major steps, Multnomah Falls is the highest waterfall in Oregon and second highest in the nation! Here, we can explore the Multnomah Falls Historic Lodge (a Cascadian style stone and timber lodge built in 1925) as well as the beautiful Multnomah Falls itself. The easily accessible viewing platform offers a full view of the Benson Bridge and cascading falls beyond it.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Bonneville Hatchery, 70543 NE Herman Loop, Cascade Locks, OR 97014-6663

    We will spend about 20 minutes on a short walking tour of this impressive Fish Hatchery (the largest in Oregon) and Sturgeon viewing center! At the viewing center we will visit local celebrity: “Herman” the sturgeon. Herman is over 70 years old, 10-feet long, and 450 pounds!

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Director Park, 815 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205-3084

    We end our tour back at Director Park, our central drop off location in the heart of Downtown Portland.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    877 SW Taylor St, Portland, OR 97205, USA
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We offer complimentary pick up and drop off from over 30 downtown hotels. Please select your hotel when making your reservation, and we will contact you the day before the tour to confirm pick up timing. If your hotel is not on the list, please plan to meet us at 877 SW Taylor St (the Departure Point), as it is the most convenient location for those traveling from another hotel or from outside of downtown Portland.
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A maximum of 12 people per booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Locally sourced hazelnuts are served complimentary during the tour. Please contact the tour provider if you have a nut allergy.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Wildwood Adventures

Activity ID: V-9634P2

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