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Portland Spiriit Cruises Heart of the Gorge Land and Sea Excusion

This fully narrated tour covers 60 miles of the Columbia River, aboard the Explorer, to the "Heart of the Gorge" — Cascade Locks, Oregon. The Portland skyline will unfold into the natural beauty of Multnomah Falls and the majestic Gorge. Experience the locks at Bonneville Dam before we stop in Cascade Locks. Enjoy a relaxing lunch at Locks Waterfront Cafe and shop at the Visito's Center gift shop before a relxing return-trip to Portland.


  • Operates daily from June through September

  • Boarding at 8:15 AM, Cruising 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

  • Cost of lunch is not included in cruise fare.

  • Explorer cruises are an adventure-style experience. For safety and comfort, guests should be in good health and free from heart, back, knee or neck problems, motion sickness or other conditions that could be aggravated. Expectant mothers should not ride. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Guests may need to negotiate a steep series of steps when boarding and disembarking the boat. The boat is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Portland Spirit security plan requires that all passengers must provide photo identification (such as drivers' license or passport) at boarding for all cruises and vessels. All carry-on bags and packages are subject to inspection.

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Valid Dates: Seasonal from June through September

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