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Columbia River Gorge Tour from Portland provided by Oregon Tour Co.

Columbia River Gorge Tour from Portland

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Overview
Venture east of Portland and immerse yourself in nature on this small-group tour of the Columbia River Gorge, designed for people who want to get out of the city and see one of the country’s most scenic areas. Leave the driving and logistics to your guide while you learn about the region’s natural and geological history, and see one of the tallest waterfalls in the United States.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Pioneer Courthouse Square
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Columbia River Gorge
  • 1
    Multnomah Falls
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Bonneville Hatchery
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Latourell Falls
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    Vista House
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Pioneer Courthouse Square
    701 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97205, USA
    In front of Starbuck's Coffee at Pioneer Courthouse Square
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Get out into nature and see native wildlife on a variety of short hikes outside Portland
  • See towering waterfalls and learn about Oregon’s natural history
  • Great photo ops of the Columbia River Gorge and surrounding cliffs
  • Convenient round-trip transport from downtown hotels and other locations
What to Expect
This tour is conveniently offered in both the morning and afternoon. Start with hotel pickup or any central Portland location. Enjoy a scenic drive along Highway 84, stopping at the Bonneville Lock and Dam to view the fish ladder and its most famous local resident: Herman, a 10-foot sturgeon. Continue on the Historic Columbia River Highway in search of many large and small waterfalls along the route. At Horsetail Falls and Multnomah Falls, which is the highest continuously flowing waterfall in the country, stop and enjoy the scenery. You have time here for a short hike to Simon Benson Bridge before continuing on to Shepperds Dell Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Latourell Falls, where your guide leads you on another short hike. The final part of the tour includes a visit to Crown Point Vista House for sweeping views of the Columbia River Gorge for great photo ops before returning to your departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97205, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 14 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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klamathkennedys wrote a review Oct 25
Klamath Falls, Oregon125 contributions31 helpful votes
Peter, our guide was terrific, a wealth of knowledge, trivia, and fun facts about all that we were seeing and experiencing, it was a chilly day here in portland, and overcast, and in parts windy, but the views and vista’s were beautiful, the company engaging, and the vibe very
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Stefanie T wrote a review Oct 14
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Peter was an absolute blast to spend the day with! His knowledge of local history and flora and fauna was unparalleled, we enjoyed the tour with him so much we book a second tour on our recent trip to Portland. You won’t go wrong booking this excursion.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Leyla B wrote a review Oct 9
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We had our tour with Pete and he was such an amazing person in so many ways! We were a small group of two. He was very knowledgeable during our tour and we had so much fun! The views were so beautiful and learning about Oregon history was very cool. I would recommend this tour
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Date of experience: October 2020
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James H wrote a review Oct 7
Spartanburg, South Carolina31 contributions8 helpful votes
This was an excellent way to learn about the Greater Portland area. 1st- we were picked up (and dropped off) at our Airbnb- which made the entire tour THAT much better! Our guide, Peter was a wealth of knowledge and answered all of our questions. The van was very clean, and we
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Kelvin S wrote a review Sep 2020
Houston, Texas3 contributions
This was an amazing experience. It’s us out the city to a different perspective of Oregon. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic even though it was just my wife and I.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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