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Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour from Portland

By Wildwood Adventures
4.9/5
Price is AU$110per adult

Features

Free cancellation available
4h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless payments
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Overview

  • 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 centre.

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Gorge Waterfall Tour 13:00

Free cancellation
4h

Gorge Waterfalls: 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.

Starting time

startTime for Gorge Waterfall Tour 13:00, offer 1
Price is AU$109.55 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is AU$109.55
AU$109.55

Total

Price is AU$109.55

What's included, what's not

  • Transport in a luxury vehicle
  • Knowledgeable, local and friendly guide
  • Seasonal snacks and refreshments throughout the tour
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live commentary throughout the tour
  • Service charge (optional). If you enjoy the tour and would like to tip your guide, a 15-20% service charge is suggested

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transport
  • Most travellers 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 cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 travellers
  • In accordance to Federal transport mandates, all guests and tour guides are required to wear a face mask at all times while in the vehicle. In the state of Oregon, masks are also required in some outdoor settings.
  • Returns to original departure point

What you can expect

Itinerary
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 City centre Portland.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Oregon

We will depart city centre 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 centre! At the viewing centre 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 City centre Portland.

Duration: 5 minutes

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless payment for service charge and add-ons

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Portland Oregon

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • 877 SW Taylor St, Portland, OR 97205, USA
    • Portland Oregon

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