Heart of the Gorge Cruise

Enjoy the Fun with this Full Day Sightseeing Cruise in Portland

1 Participant Included - Add More?

About This Experience

General Information hide

Enjoy a full day sightseeing adventure with the Heart of the George cruise. You will take part in a thilling Seven Hour Jet Boat Cruise during a Sixty Mile guided tour of Portland, Oregon.  Departing early morning, the you and the rest of the guests will head North from downtown Portland on the Willamette River and join the Columbia river after passing Kelley Point Park.

You and the other participants will be afforded unique glimpses of Portland's skyline, the Multnomah Falls and the majestic Gorge, while listening to an historic account of the Lewis & Clark expedition and fascinating stories of the "Great River of the West." As you continue east on the Columbia River, the tour will highlight the Oregon and Washington border and the Locks at Bonneville dam. Finally, the cruise will head to the "Heart of the Gorge," Cascade Locks, where you will enjoy a relaxing lunch at Marine Par and shop at the Visitor's Center Gift Shop before a relaxing return trip to Portland.

If you are looking for a fun activity in Portland, or an exciting gift for an adventurer this full day sightseeing water tour is the perfect ticket!

Where It's Located hide

  • Portland, Oregon

Who Is Included hide

The Heart of the Gorge Cruise Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for one participant, unless additional participants are added onto the certificate. There may be up to a forty additional participants on the cruise.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

The Heart of the Gorge Jet Cruises are offered seven days a week, June thru September. Cruises board at 8:15 AM, depart at 8:30 AM and return at 3:30 PM.

How Long Is It hide

The Heart of the Gorge Cruises in Portland have a sail time of approximately 5 hours and a total duration of approximately 7½ hours.

Weather hide

The Gorge Jet Cruises may be rescheduled by the Captain if there are severe weather conditions.

What To Wear hide

Casual attire is suggested. Flat, rubber-soled shoes and layers are recommended for this adventure.

Additional Information hide

The Explorer is an adventure jet boat; it does operate at a high speed, which is part of the experience.

Passengers must be at least 42" tall to participate and should be free of neck or back problems. Individuals who are pregnant or prone to motion sickness you may not choose to ride.

Participants are urged to bring additional spending money to purchase lunch and shop during the lunch break.


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Reservation Information hide

Changes to reservations for the Heart of the Gorge Cruise Experience cannot be made to once the date of this experience is confirmed.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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