Multnomah Falls And Columbia River Gorge Tour From Portland

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 4 Hrs 15 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am
  • Departure Details :
    Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland
  • Return Details :
    Returns to your original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This scenic tour from Portland takes you into Oregons stunning wilderness to view Multnomah falls and the Columbia River Gorge. Enjoy panoramic views from Crown Point and Visit House on the Columbia River Gorge Highway before descending down to Latourell Falls, dramatic Multnomah falls and Bonneville Dam. Learn about the area from your guide and follow the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition on the way back to Portland. This 4.5-hour tour showcases the beauty of the Columbia river gorge national scenic area and the incredible diversity of scenery at Portlands doorstep!

Know More about this tour

Your tour departs from Pioneer Square in downtown Portland in the morning. Hop aboard an air-conditioned coach and get ready for a beautiful 1-hour drive east to the Columbia River Gorge, which carves a spectacular corridor through the Cascade Mountains in Oregon and Washington.

This vast canyon and its surroundings are designated as a National Scenic Area to protect the natural, cultural and recreational resources of the Columbia River Gorge. This area is home to a spectacular combination of landscapes, rare plants, wildlife, farmland, ancient Indian rock art and other sites, many of which youll discover on your tour.

Traveling along the historic Columbia River Gorge Highway, enjoy your guides informative narration as you admire sweeping views from hundreds of feet above the Columbia River, stopping for photo opportunities at Crown Point and Vista House.

Then descend along the highway loops on your way to pristine Latourell Falls, where youll stop for 20 minutes to view the falls.

Continue past Wahkeena Falls to Oregons most famous natural attraction, Multnomah Falls. This dramatic waterfall is the tallest in Oregon and the second-tallest in the US! Stop here for 25 minutes to admire the dramatic, multi-tiered waterfall that is famous for its views, walkways and Great Depression-era lodge.

Next, view the Oneonta Gorge and Horsetail Falls on your way to Bonneville Dam, a national historic site in the heart of the gorge. During your 30-minute stop here, learn about the amazing engineering feat of the damn and fish ladder at the visitors center and admire the dam from the outdoor viewing area.

Return to Portland along the river-level route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Enjoy the unfolding panorama including Beacon Rock, Cape Horn and Rooster Rock, all sights first noted by the famous explorers over 200 years ago. Youll arrive back in Portland in the afternoon.

Inclusions

  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Live commentary on board
  • Driver/guide

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please note: the drive offers spectacular scenic views and allows for four varied stops that capture Columbia River Gorge views, waterfalls and the dramatic Bonneville Dam and Waterway along the way

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required

A small amount of walking is involved