Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler River Excursions

“The Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler operates cruises on the Columbia River depart from the Cascade Locks Marine Park several times per day, May through October. Guests can enjoy memorable one or two hour narrated sightseeing excursions, weekend champagne brunch cruises, dinner cruises, and a variety of special event and holiday cruises. The Locks Waterfront Grill offers delicious locally sourced cuisine with indoor and outdoor seating, located at the Marine Park visitors center. Open Year-round.”
Experience the history of the Columbia River Gorge and learn about the Lewis and Clark Expedition on a cruise aboard the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler. We board from Marine Park at Cascade Locks, in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Enjoy riverboat cruises on our authentic triple-deck paddle wheeler, providing 360 degrees of breathtaking vistas. Watch Native American tribes fish from their legendary platforms as they have for centuries. Meal Cruises and Sightseeing excursions are available. Step on board for a unique viewing of the Columbia River Gorge.
The Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler is operated by Portland Spirit River Cruises which operates in Downtown Portland, Oregon with a fleet of 5 vessels offering year-round sightseeing and dining cruises.

Contact Information

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Reservations and Information:

299 Southwest Portage Road, Cascade Locks, Oregon 97014, United States

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Other Information

  • Hours Open

    Everyday 10am - 6pm
  • Seasons Open

    May through October
  • Prices and Fees

    $32 - $66
  • Accessibility

    Fully wheelchair, walker, and stroller accessible. We have our own parking lot on site which is free to use.
  • Eco Friendly Notes

    Portland Spirit has won several awards over the years honoring its commitment to green, sustainable practices. They even support carbon offsets by recommending donations to the Climate Trust.
  • Locally or Family Owned Notes

    Local family and veteran-owned for over 25 years.
  • Pet Friendly Notes

    Service dogs are welcome