Explore the Columbia River Gorge with its beautiful vistas and waterfalls with this half day excursion. Follow the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition more than 200 years after the famous explorers were here. View the Gorge from Vista House at Crown Point and experience world-famous Multnomah Falls and Bonneville Dam - a Portland area attraction not to be missed
This tour does not operate on June 1 and June 8, 2019 due to parades in downtown Portland.
Experience the Rose City’s most renowned nature escape, the world famous Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. This half day tour showcases the incredible diversity of scenery at Portland’s doorstep.
We travel to Multnomah Falls along the river level route of the Lewis and Clark expedition and enjoy the unfolding panorama including Rooster Rock, Cape Horn, and Mist Falls, all sights first noted by the famous explorers over 200 years ago. Continuing to the Bonneville Fish Hatchery and Bonneville Dam and fish ladders, a national historic site in the heart of the Gorge, we pass Beacon Rock, a massive monolith. Then it is onto the Historic Columbia River Highway with panoramic views from hundreds of feet above the river at Crown Point and the historic Vista House. Descending through the famous highway loops we travel past sights including Sheppards Dell and iconic basalt rock formations formed over thousands of years. Return to Portland along the river level route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and enjoy the unfolding panorama, including Beacon Rock, Cape Horn and Rooster Rock, all sights first noted by the famous explorers over 200 years ago.
Visit Crown Point and Vista House with its spectacular views. Enjoy stops at Latourell and Multnomah Falls. The visit to Bonneville Dam and the Dam Fish Hatchery are not to be missed.
Tour departs at 8:30am
Tour returns at approximately 1:15 pm depending on traffic
Enjoy this 4.5 hours tour to the world-famous Columbia River Gorge & Multnomah Falls
The tour does not stop for lunch, as you are back in Portland by 1:15pm. Snacks are available at Multnomah Falls Lodge. There are restrooms at all of our stops and the motorcoach is restroom equipped.
Note: In the Spring and early Summer, April 20 to May 18, and early Fall, October 19 to November 16, this tour operates on Saturdays. In the Summer and Fall shoulder seasons, May 25 to June 13 and September 3 to October 13, this tour only operates on Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. The balance of the Summer, June 15 to September 1, it operates daily.
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Our easy to find boarding location is at 525 SW Naito Parkway. This is at foot of downtown Portland, across the street from the waterfront and just north of the Morrison Bridge. It is in a parking lot so look for the miniature Pink Trolley Sales Booth. The tour departs at 8:30am so please arrive no later than 8:20am to exchange your voucher for a ticket at our Gray Line/Pink Trolley Sightseeing sales booth.
For the Seasonal Departures in April , early May, late October and November look for the Gray Line coach and the Driver/Guide loading the coach at the location outlined below:
8:30am – Depart from Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront - 5 SW Clay - This stop is a short walking distance from the following hotels: Hyatt House, Riverplace Hotel, Marriott Residence Inn @ Riverplace. This stop is a little longer walk from the following hotels: Hilton, Heathman, Paramount, Duniway, Nines, Zag, Deluxe, A.C., Red (Radisson). It is a short taxi or Uber ride from the following hotels: Benson, Marriott Courtyard City Center, Marriott City Center, Dossier, Woodlark, Sentinel, Lucia, Vintage, Mark Spencer.
For reservations call 503-241-7373