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Small Group: Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls and Mt Hood Day Tour from Portland

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    Hop-on board one of our custom equipped 4x4 vehicles or a luxury Mercedes Benz, kick back and get ready to take in the majesty of the Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood. You'll ride along the Historic Columbia River Gorge Highway and slip into the past as your native Oregonian guide takes you through the history of this renowned region. Stopping at Chanticleer viewpoint, Crown Point, and the Vista House you'll be perfectly positioned for breathtaking views and stunning photographs. Learn what makes the Gorge so geologically unique and why it's a nationally designated Scenic Area.

    Home to one of the highest concentrations of waterfalls, your guide will handpick the best falls to visit and take you on an unforgettable tour. From Wahkeena Falls to the infamous 620 foot Multnomah Falls to a several secret locals-only spots, you'll see the full expanse of everything the Gorge has to offer. Sound fishy? It better! Next comes Oregon's largest fish hatchery and Sturgeon Research Center and the Salmon ladders at the rushing Bonneville Dam.

    Let it all sink in with lunch, a glass of wine, or fresh Oregon fruit in Hood River, the windsurfing capital of the world. The nearby Hood River Valley grows the best pears, apples, and cherries in the Pacific Northwest! Onward and upward: from there you’ll ascend the gorgeous east side of Mount Hood, Oregon’s tallest volcano, to the Timberline Lodge, a National Historic Landmark. The lodge is nestled on the south side of the mountain at an elevation of 6,000 feet and was famously featured in the classic Jack Nicholson film “The Shining.”

    Starting bright and early at 9am and running through 5pm, this daylong tour is a fantastic introduction to the Oregonian landscape. Grab a light jacket, throw on some comfortable shoes, pack your camera, and get ready to experience the spectacular Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood loop!
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    Departure Point
    720 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR 97205, USA
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Live commentary on board
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled 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 11 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    The falls were beautiful and Mt Hood was stunning. Shahn, our guide, shared the geological history and economic significance of the region in a personal and meaningful way that added to the tour wonderfully.
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    We spent the entire day with Shahn - we had an amazing time. He was very knowledgeable, engaging and friendly. We learned so much about each of the stops - we would park (close by every time) and then he would spend time telling us of the history, recent events, etc. - so much
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    We traveled as a family with M/D and three teenage boys. We wanted a full day where we went nonstop to see a lot in one day and this tour delivered. Our tour guide, Shahn, was full of interesting and historical facts, which was what we wanted. He kept us moving and showed us
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    This was our first visit to Portland and we wanted to hit all the highlights. The sights were breathtaking. Our knowledgeable guide, Shahn, answered our endless questions and gave us the history of the area. The drive was comfortable, the waterfalls were spectacular, the fish
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    My friend & I just returned from a fabulous tour of the waterfalls, Columbia River Gorge, Bonneville, Mt. Hood,& the Timberline Lodge. Joshua, our driver/guide, did a great job - he was knowledgeable about not only the basic information, but also the geological history. Being
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