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Columbia River Eco Tours

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Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

We booked our tour over Valentine's Day Weekend and had the most beautiful and sunny private boat ride and guided tour with Bruce, who is beyond fabulous. He has a wealth of knowledge about the Astoria area and awesome stories about his life spent on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Lindzerlady
Reviewed September 27, 2018

My sister and I took the 3 hour tour today, with Captain Bruce at the helm. There was a party of 6, including us, for the tour.. We had the absolute best time.. Captain Bruce was super interesting and fun, and filled us in on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Hanjan1
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Another of those great venues to share with friends and family when they visit the area. I highly recommend this tour to anyone interested in being on the water for a couple of hours and seeing Astoria and the surrounding area from the Columbia River....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank MiaAmica
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This was our second experience aboard the Christina Cousteau. We brought food and drinks and enjoyed all of it up on the fly bridge while taking in the beautiful scenery. The sea lions were back this time. What a hoot! We saw the same pair...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Jayne D
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

What a disappointment! We were so looking forward to this trip, especially after reading all the great reviews. However, Captain Bruce is not Captain Chris. He is knowledgeable about the area, his own qualifications, his girlfriend and photo of her, and talking forward into the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank carolfB446BX
christopherlloyd, Owner at Columbia River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

It's always interesting for me, as the owner of Columbia River Eco Tours for the past 10 years and over 4,500 passengers, to analyse a negative review... The negative reviews have one thing that is very consistent - they never tell you 'the rest of...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful morning ride with Captain Bruce! He is extremely knowledgeable about the area, the river and boating. We learned so much from him, and already miss being in Oregon! This is a great experience and well worth the price!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Stacia W
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Captain Chris took a small group of us up the Columbia River from Astoria Oregon in his yacht. He was knowledgeable, affable and even gave a remote local a lift back to Astoria docks to get his sailboat. He, too was interesting and knowledgeable since...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed September 29, 2017

We went out in the morning and were joined by a family of 4. Chris says he is limited to 6, so we were lucky. He narrates the trip, pointing out points of interest. Do book early in your stay in Astoria and things can...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank kristi30350
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I got to experience this tour, and really enjoyed it. Captain Chris is a great storyteller, he showed us some really beautiful views of the Columbia, and we got some closeup views (e.g., big ships, the Eagle habitat, etc). Great for networking,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Rajuicyfruit
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Just got off the boat with our group of six which included my parents, husband and two children. We had a fabulous time and enjoyed seeing bald eagles while learning about the history and geography of the area from Captain Chris. Booking with Chris was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank CBJennieM
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November 11, 2018|
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Response from christopherlloyd | Property representative |
We assist anyone who needs help. One of my greatest joys is to help someone up who doesn't think they can make it. Their success is wonderful to be a part of. And for those who choose to stay down stairs we have comfy... More
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September 24, 2016|
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Response from Linda W | Reviewed this property |
I have motion sickness and didn't have any issues. Go in the morning though.
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July 15, 2016|
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Yes. Varies between 40 to 50 degrees. Please call me at (503) 468-9197 for details. Thanks, Chris
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