Morning Half-Day Multnomah Falls And Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour From Portland

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Overview

Visit the number #1 attractions in the Portland area, Multnomah Falls and Gorge Waterfall. Don't just drive by the waterfalls, stop and see them up close. Start along the Historic Columbia River Highway National Scenic Byway. Some of the viewpoints in the area include Portland Women’s Forum, Crown Point Vista House. Latourell Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Multnomah Falls and Horsetail Falls are also located on the area. Bring a camera, as the views of these falls are indescribable.

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

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Visit the beautiful Columbia River Gorge!Your adventure will take place along the Historic Columbia River National Scenic Byway, where some of thelocations we may stop include: Portland Womens Forum,Crown Point Vista House, Latourell Falls, Multnomah Falls, Shepperds Dell, and Bonneville Fish Hatchery.

You tour will start with the view from Portland Women's Forum. This location isabsolutely breathtaking and it's one of the best spots to soak in a view of one of the most beautiful places on earth: the magnificent, awesome Columbia River Gorge.

Next, we will stop at Crown Visit Point House with a complete overlook of the Gorge region. Crown Point Vista House, best known of the scenic lookouts along the Historic Columbia River Highway, provides a panoramic view of the Columbia River. The Crown Point Vista House was built in 1916 and refurbished and completely remodeled in 2005.

Our next stop is Latourell Falls. This waterfall plunges 249' over a massive wall of columnar basalt, some of the best formations in the Pacific Northwest, before cascading hastily toward the Columbia River. This waterfall is usually most recognized for the large patch of bright yellow lichen adorning the cliff face to the right of the falls, and this characteristic has led many famous photographers to this captivating location.

Other waterfalls we may stop at while driving on the Historic Columbia River Highway include:
Sheppherd's Dell-In 1915, a local dairy farmer named George Shepperd gave all that he had (this tract of land) to the City of Portland as a memorial to his wife. The upper fall is around 42' tall. The lower tier is around 50' tall.
Bridal Veil Falls-Beautiful Bridal Veil Falls is an elegant and graceful lady that can be fully appreciated from the deck of a viewing platform rebuilt in 1996. The creek hustles down from the top of nearby Larch Mountain, tumbles over the cliff and eventually flows into the mighty Columbia River.

Next we will drive to Multnomah Falls.According to Native American lore, Multnomah Falls was created to win the heart of a young princess who wanted a hidden place to bathe. Multnomah Falls is themost visited natural recreation site in the Pacific Northwestwith more than 2 million stopping by each year to take in the views!Fed by underground springs from Larch Mountain, the flow over the falls varies, but is usually highest during winter and spring. This is also one of the best places in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area to study geology exposed by floods.

We may also stop atBonneville Fish Hatchery. Bonneville Hatchery is the largest of Oregons 33 hatcheries. The hatchery raises 8 million Fall Chinook, 1.2 million Coho, 200,000 Summer Steelhead, and 60,000 Winter Steelhead. You will be able to explore the Historic Egg Incubation Building, visit Herman the Sturgeon, and feed the fish!

Inclusions for Morning Half-Day Multnomah Falls And Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour From Portland

  • Entrance fees
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions for Morning Half-Day Multnomah Falls And Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour From Portland

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A small amount of walking is involved

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • Our tour girl is very knowledgeable about the city, and knowing where and when to be the spot to save time avoiding traffic and get more out of the tour. Love the morning coffee spot, nothing can beat a cup of delicious coffee drink in the morning!

  • Excellent tour considering the devastating fire they had in the Columbis River Gorge! The tour guide was excellent.

  • wonderful tour and fantastic tour guide.

  • Beautiful half day tour! I would suggest taking this tour during slower days. We were given a good amount of time at each stop but the weekend crowds made it hard to really appreciate all the beautiful stops. Just had enough time to briskly get to the photo view points and bathroom. When the tour is over, we're given the option of returning to one of largest food truck pods for lunch totally recommended if you haven't been

  • We had very few hours to dedicate to sightseeing during our visit to Portland this summer. Could not have made a better choice.

  • I went on this tour with 2 girlfriends on a girls weekend. John dominic LOL was our driver/tour guide. Not only was he knowledgeable but he had an outgoing personality. he had an low key, and uplifting spirit. we had a really great time with him. He was very articulate and spoke clearly specially with all us girls joking and laughing with and over him. we would highly recommend this tour and John all the way!!!

  • VERY GOOD TOUR, EXCELLENT

  • Great tour Jessica was great!!!

  • Great tour. Pick up was right on time. Visited 3 beautiful falls Horsetail, Multnomah and Latourell as well as the observation spot overlooking the Columbia River Gorge. Our guide Jerry spelling? was very good and so was Bob the bus driver. It would have been great had we had some time to do a bit of hiking.

  • Our driver, Tom, was friendly, punctual, and very informative. The tour was beautiful and was worth our time and money.

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