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Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Dining and Sightseeing Cruises

Cascade Locks Marine Park, OR 97014
+1 541-374-8427
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Very pleasant dinner cruise

I guess there was nothing outstanding about the cruise, except for the River Gorge itself, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David B
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Chicago, Illinois
A Lovely Dinner cruise with our visiting Family.

We had only lived in the PNW almost a year when our family planned to come out, so we decided to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jade M
,
Vancouver, Washington
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
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“hour cruise” (11 reviews)
“cascade locks” (22 reviews)
“marine park” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Cascade Locks Marine Park, OR 97014
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+1 541-374-8427

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess there was nothing outstanding about the cruise, except for the River Gorge itself, but everything about it was very good and well run and enjoyable. We were very pleased. The food is good, not great, but it was fine for a river cruise....More

Thank David B
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Dining and Sightseeing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for cruising with us and posting your review. We appreciate helpful feedback and will be sure to share this with our management and service staff for assessment, improvement & training purposes. Our goal is to always provide the best overall experience for our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had only lived in the PNW almost a year when our family planned to come out, so we decided to surprise them with a dinner cruise on the gorge. We drove them to Cascade locks to get on the Columbia river gorge sternwheeler. The...More

Thank Jade M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the 5 hour Legends of the Gorge cruise. We went on a "perfect" weather day, so spent all the time we could outside, in various places on the ship, watching the sights go by. If you haven't been through locks before, it's pretty...More

Thank GrayRanch
Reviewed 31 July 2017

My husband and I took this tour with our teenage grandson. We all had a great time. The staff members were all cheerful and helpful throughout the day. I'd read some reviews before we booked this that said that there was a lot of up-selling...More

Thank RGaitherHI
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Dining and Sightseeing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for cruising with us and sharing your review. Sounds like a lovely day with the family. We appreciate helpful feedback and will be sure to share this with our management & galley staff for assessment, improvements & training purposes. We thank you once...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Unfortunately, the evening we traveled, we were switched to a smaller boat, the Willamette Spirit. As others have mentioned, all guest "must" stand in line upon boarding for a "mandatory" group photo that they will try to sell to you at the end. We had...More

Thank Carlton B
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We took the two hour cruise, which goes up river for one hour and then down river to the The Dalles dam under the Bridge of the Gods. It is a comfortable ship with excellent narration on the history of the river, towns, native Americans,...More

Thank spiritak
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Yesterday we took the Landmarks Columbia Gorge 5 hour cruise. We have taken several sternwheeler cruises around the country so we have comparisons. This was a relaxing well organized trip. Parking was easy and boarding was efficient. The crew was attentive and friendly. Our food...More

Thank Barb B
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Dining and Sightseeing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you so much for cruising with us and taking time to post your review. We appreciate hearing from someone who truly enjoys taking cruises and your feedback is very helpful and encouraging. We will be sure to share this with our management & service...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Poor food quality. I couldn't eat the beef dish. It always felt I was being sold something. "Upgrade your dessert? Cost you only $4. Upgrade your drinks? Cost you only $." Very uncomfortable. Captain was great and Robert got to steer the boat!More

Thank Dana H
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Dining and Sightseeing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thank you for cruising with us and for taking the time to post your review. We appreciate helpful feedback and we will be sure to share this with our management & galley staff for training and assessment. Glad to hear that you were able to...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Took the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler paddleboat dinner cruise out of Cascade Locks marina. Definitely need reservations. Very interesting since we heard a lot of history from the boat's captain. Got to go up to his area and talk with him personally. Food was average but...More

Thank Jane J
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Dining and Sightseeing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you for cruising with us recently and posting your review. Always refreshing to hear peoples thoughts on the cruise and we appreciate the feedback. We will be sure to share this with our Management & Galley staff. Thank you once more and we do...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016

I boarded the Columbia River Sternwheeler at the Cascade Locks Waterfront Grill to take the last two hour cruise of the day. The cruise was for 1:30 PM to 3:45 PM, so boarding was around 1:15 PM. The weather had been very wet and rainy...More

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Dining and Sightseeing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Thank you so much for cruising with us and for posting your review. Glad to hear you really enjoyed your cruise and the amazing scenery along the river. We appreciate feedback and we will be sure to share this with our management & service staff....More

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stormiedi
30 April 2017|
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Response from Portland S | Property representative |
We have multiple cruise options available. Lunch, Dinner, Sunday Brunch, Sightseeing, and the 5 hour Landmarks of The Gorge Cruise. Prices will vary but you'll want to book early for the best value. Our website has... More
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Dale B
11 September 2016|
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Response from Portland S | Property representative |
Reservations are always recommended, but it is possible to pay at the time of boarding provided space is available. The other thing to consider is that our pricing is based on availability, and booking early ensures the... More
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mike j
2 May 2016|
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Response from Portland S | Property representative |
Greetings mike j, When will you be visiting Vancouver? We have daily Sightseeing & Dinner cruises. We do also have a Sunday Champagne Brunch which is fantastic with fabulous food and gorgeous views. I would say if it fits... More
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