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From our sponsors at Spirit Cruises:
Portland Spirit Cruises Explorer
June – September
More info: portlandspirit.com
Explore the crossings that make Portland famous on the Portland’s Bridges cruise or watch the Portland skyline unfold into the beauty of the Gorge on the Heart of the Gorge Cruise.
Portland Spirit Cruises & Events now offers daily cruises on board our re-invigorated Explorer vessel. New custom seating, new color and a new name completed the transformation. Explore the crossings the make Portland famous on the Portland Bridges Tour or watch the Portland skyline unfold into the majestic beauty of the Columbia River Gorge on the Heart of the Gorge cruise.
Cruises Offered on the Explorer
Portland Bridges Tour – Portland, OR
Tour the Willamette River from St. John’s Bridge to Sellwood Bridge, while enjoying the colorful history of the Portland’s landmark crossings. Also get a close look at the construction of the new Portland-Milwaukie Lightrail Bridge.
- June-September – Daily; 4:45pm-6pm
- Adult/Seniors/Children 4-12 $28
Heart of the Gorge Exploration – Cascade Locks, OR
The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic area provides the backdrop for this memorable cruise tour. From broad expanses to towering peaks this eastward journey is an ever-changing panorama. Portland’s skyline contrasts with the sights of snow-covered mountains, basalt cliffs and mans’ harnessing of the mighty power of the Columbia with the Bonneville Dam. Sights include the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Cape Horn, Beacon Rock and the Bridge of the Gods., as well as Bonneville Dam and passage through its locks in addition to the spectacular scenery as viewed by the pioneers that used the route to the West. The stop in Cascade Locks allows you to tour Marine Park Visitor’s Center and purchase lunch at the Locks Waterfront Cafe.
- June – September – Daily; 8:30am-3:30pm
- Adults $65, Seniors/Children 4-12 $60