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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
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You'll start at
Pioneer Courthouse Square
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  • Pass by Columbia River Gorge
  • 1
    Multnomah Falls
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Bonneville Hatchery
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Latourell Falls
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Vista House
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Pioneer Courthouse Square
701 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97205, USAIn front of Starbuck's Coffee at Pioneer Courthouse Square
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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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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
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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 travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Victoria M wrote a review 9 Mar
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My sister and I had an amazing time on our tour with Peter. He is really knowledgeable and really fun. We got to see a number of unbelievably beautiful waterfalls and scenic areas. This is a great option for anyone looking to take a couple hours to see some gorgeous views.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Jessica K wrote a review Feb 2020
36 contributions19 helpful votes
We had a wonderful time with Peter. He was a safe driver and a great teacher. His knowledge extended from history to geography. The waterfalls were beautiful and we were given sufficient time to take photos and absorb the views. I highly recommend this tour for half a day of
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from OregonTourCo, Owner at Columbia River Gorge Tour from Portland
Responded 4 weeks ago
So glad you enjoyed your time out in the Gorge with Peter. Thank you for taking a few moments to let us know!
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Guzal G wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
We took afternoon tour. Peter was really wonderful guide. It was so enjoyable to visit all these waterfalls even during raining. I warmly recommend him as a guide. Car was comfortable, clean and warm. in next visit will take tour again.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from OregonTourCo, Owner at Columbia River Gorge Tour from Portland
Responded 16 Feb 2020
Thanks for letting us show you the Columbia River Gorge; it's a stunning place, regardless of weather! We appreciate that you took a few moments to give your review :)
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timehutchins wrote a review Jan 2020
Lebanon, Oregon29 contributions2 helpful votes
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Fun and interesting tour of the water falls on the Columbia River gorge and how it was made 15000 years ago
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from OregonTourCo, Owner at Columbia River Gorge Tour from Portland
Responded 16 Feb 2020
We are so glad you chose us! Thanks for taking a moment to let us know you enjoyed the adventure!
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Harish wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
My friends and I were the only guests in the tour. Peter was very knowledgeable and allowed us enough time to explore the places. He was very helpful and I would definitely recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from OregonTourCo, Owner at Columbia River Gorge Tour from Portland
Responded 16 Feb 2020
We love what we do here at Oregon Tour Co. I'm so glad you took a moment to let us know about your experience!
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Victoria M
10
Easy, Must-do in Portland
My sister and I had an amazing time on our tour with Peter. He is really knowledgeable and really fun. We got to
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GoPro4TheWin
Chicago, Illinois
21
The highlight of our trip!
First off, Pete is class personified. He's got a wealth of knowledge about the valley, wine and Oregon in general.
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Jessica K
3219
Wonderful and comfortable
We had a wonderful time with Peter. He was a safe driver and a great teacher. His knowledge extended from history
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Guzal G
10
really enjoyable tour
We took afternoon tour. Peter was really wonderful guide. It was so enjoyable to visit all these waterfalls even
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timehutchins
Lebanon, Oregon
192
Oregon Columbia Gorge
Fun and interesting tour of the water falls on the Columbia River gorge and how it was made 15000 years ago
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Harish
11
Nice tour of the Columbia River Gorge and waterfalls
My friends and I were the only guests in the tour. Peter was very knowledgeable and allowed us enough time to
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linda5542015
Lexington, Kentucky
42
Great City Tour
The owner and our tour guide Pete was terrific. He was so knowledgeable about the city he’s lived in all his
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Yvonne
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
21
Amazing tour of the Gorge
My friend and I were the only guests on the Columbia River Gorge tour and had a great time. Our guide Peter was
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idreamoftravel
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Terrific Way to Venture Out of the City
This half day tour is a terrific way to get out of the city and see some of the beautiful scenery. The waterfalls
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Karineh K
11
Amazing Tour
Our tour guide Peter was wonderful! He was so intelligent and knew everything about the places we visited. He kept
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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