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Half-Day Columbia River Gorge and Waterfall Hiking Tour provided by Around Portland Tours

Half-Day Columbia River Gorge and Waterfall Hiking Tour

Half-Day Columbia River Gorge and Waterfall Hiking Tour
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About
The 80 miles of the Columbia River Gorge’s steep rocky sides offer some of the most spectacular scenery in the world: pounding waterfalls, eagles, century-old trees, ferns, flowers, ancient rocks. This half-day of exploring and meditating on wonders with very short hikes and visits to overlooks and vistas will have you gasping in awe. We'll visit waterfalls and overlooks, selected by our guides to include both the most iconic, like the unmissable Latourell Falls, a stunning plunge-style falls that is one of the most iconic in Oregon, and the special. Depending on weather conditions, this could include a few small hidden waterfalls and another spectacular plunge-style falls with columnar basalt. We'll also tell you stories, not just of the geology and botany and the oft-repeated tales of pioneers and road-builders, but also the old stories we've learned, of gods and animal spirits and the Beaver princess tragically turned into a waterfall.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 126203P10
Call +65 6670 9674
Important information
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • We'll bring reusable bottles if you've left your own at home!
  • Snacks
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (always appreciated by our passionate guides!)
Duration
4h
Departure details
  • 833 SE Main St, Portland, OR 97214, USA Our shop is #120, in the breezeway of the silver and red building. If you're having trouble finding us, walk north on SE 9th Avenue from Main Street and look to your left! If you're looking for parking, you can find limited street parking and paid lots at 7th and Madison and 10th and Madison Streets
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • We'll bring reusable bottles if you've left your own at home!
  • Snacks
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (always appreciated by our passionate guides!)
Departure details
  • 833 SE Main St, Portland, OR 97214, USA Our shop is #120, in the breezeway of the silver and red building. If you're having trouble finding us, walk north on SE 9th Avenue from Main Street and look to your left! If you're looking for parking, you can find limited street parking and paid lots at 7th and Madison and 10th and Madison Streets
Duration
4h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 14 Jul 2021
A note from Half-Day Columbia River Gorge and Waterfall Hiking Tour
As mask mandates lift, masks are no longer required in the vehicles but may occasionally be required inside buildings and restrooms.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    833 SE Main St
    833 SE Main St, Portland, OR 97214, USA
    Our shop is #120, in the breezeway of the silver and red building. If you're having trouble finding us, walk north on SE 9th Avenue from Main Street and look to your left! If you're looking for parking, you can find limited street parking and paid lots at 7th and Madison and 10th and Madison Streets
    See address & details
  • 1
    Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
    Stop: 3 hours
    See details
  • 2
    Multnomah Falls
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Latourell Falls
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Vista House
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 6
    Bridal Veil Falls State Park
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Melanie K
8 contributions
Highly Recommend!!
Oct 2021
Fabulous half-day trip to view five waterfalls, each incredible in its own right, and the spectacular Columbia River Gorge with the perfect viewing vista along the way high atop the mountain. Edwin was impressive with his knowledge and history of the area as well as Washington state and full of anecdotal stories as well. I highly recommend this tour!
Written 16 October 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

marnibo
Tempe, AZ6 contributions
Gorge-ous!
Oct 2021
Fabulous tour of the Columbia River Gorge near Portland. Multanomah Falls gets a lot of the fanfare, and it is VERY lovely, but our tour guide, Edwin Skaug, saved the best for last with Latourell Falls - a fantastic natural cathedral of geometric basalt rock carved by the waterfall, colored by iridescent lichens and moss. You can't tell from the roadway how amazing this waterfall is, you have to do the mild hike to the base of the falls. Horsetail Falls and Wahkeena Falls are also great - be prepared for a bit of an uphill climb to Wahkeena. The views of the Columbia River in all directions from the Vista House are beyond stunning.

Edwin is a laid-back and amusing tour guide. He is full of good information, both historical and practical.

COVID protocols observed in reason: masks were required in the van which only holds up to 9 tourists (we had 6 which was very comfortable), as well as in the restrooms and gift shops at Multanomah Falls, and Vista House, but not in the outdoor spaces.

A half-day morning tour was the perfect amount of time for us as we were constricted by a schedule.
Written 11 October 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

David Robin
Ridgewood, NY5 contributions
We saw 5 waterfalls and an amazing panoramic lookout point!
This was a fantastic tour of the waterfalls. Our guide had a TON of knowledge about portland and the Columbia river gorge so we learned alot of history.

We saw five amazing waterfalls and even got close to a few of them! We also went to a breathtaking lookout point to end the day.

The hikes werent too long or strenuous and the experience was more than worth it.

I recommend this tour to anyone visiting portland!
Written 11 October 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Zwyny C
1 contribution
Highly Recommended!
Oct 2021 • Solo
The tour guide’s knowledge and compassion for every site we visited added another dimension to my experience.
Written 8 October 2021
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Laura
Kauai, HI38 contributions
Fun safe tour
This was a fun informational experience. It ran longer than stated so make sure you do not have plans directly after its supposed to end. I reccomend this tour!
Written 8 October 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Esther
4 contributions
Awesome tour!
Oct 2021 • Friends
Carrie was an excellent guide and we loved all of her insight and info about Portland as well as the waterfalls! Absolutely beautiful and so memorable!!
Written 5 October 2021
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ANDREW V
3 contributions
An awesome way to see the Columbia River Gorge water falls.
Sep 2021 • Solo
Visiting the Columbia River Gorge water falls can be hectic and crowded with some very narrow and dangerous mountain roads. I am so glad to have used this tour guide service. Our driver/guide knew the best spots to see and how to get us there safely. At 2 waterfalls the parking lot was full. So the driver let us out at the entrance to the trail and picked us up there later. The driver was friendly, knowledgeable and funny. He was able to tell us about the region and make our trip very enjoyable.
Written 27 September 2021
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lettielou
Keller, TX88 contributions
Must do tour!
Sep 2021
Highlight of our trip! This tour made it so much easier to enjoy the area and falls without navigating and driving ourselves. Sarah was so accommodating when we had to made some last minute changes, and we so appreciated it! The entire staff was extremely friendly. They offer so much additional information you would not get on your own. Thank you again!
Written 13 September 2021
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jarro
1 contribution
Jonathan was the best tour guide!
Jonathan was the best tour guide. Very knowledgeable and informative of everything about the tour and more. Awesome experience overall.
Written 4 September 2021
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starr4jada
New York City, NY33 contributions
Great Tour... Highly recommended!
Sep 2021 • Couples
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about everything. Giving us information on things like the graffiti on the walls during the drive to the falls or the different kind of trees and flowers that are on the trail.
Written 4 September 2021
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