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7 Wonders of the Gorge 7 Wonders of the Gorge Wednesday - Monday | July - September

Portland to Multnomah Falls
Adult Price From $64

Child (Up to Age 12) From $56
Not recommended for small children.

Prices may change based on demand and do not include tax, fees or optional upgrades. Proceed to booking to view current rate and book early for the best rate. We offer discounts for groups of 8 or more and private cruises for up to 35 people (subject to availability).

Explorer Jetboat is not wheelchair accessible.

NOTICE: We regret to inform you that this cruise has been cancelled for the remainder of the Summer season so we can install a new engine in the vessel. We look forward to welcoming you aboard the Explorer Jetboat for our Sleigh Rides in December or on a cruise next season.

Experience some of the most majestic views of the lower Columbia River Gorge visible by water aboard the Explorer Jetboat! You’ll travel under several famous bridges on your round-trip journey from Portland to Multnomah Falls and enjoy the unique views of the Willamette River and mighty Columbia River. Sights include Cape Horn, Multnomah Falls, Crown Point, Rooster Rock, Beacon Rock, Mount Hood and, of course, the Columbia River! A live tour guide will provide narration of the sights.


What's Included What's Included

Spectacular vistas. One thrilling ride.

Explorer cruises are an adventure-style experience traveling at speeds up to 45 miles per hour. You are welcome to bring food and drink on board (no food/drink included or available for purchase), as long as it fits in a small bag that can be held in your lap or at your feet. The boat can be loud, so noise-canceling headphones or complimentary ear plugs will be available. The Explorer is an open-air boat and not climate controlled; please dress for the weather. There is a small bathroom on board. The boat is not wheelchair/walker accessible. Although the boat is mostly covered, there is an uncovered deck in the back. Sunglasses, hats and sunscreen are recommended. Binoculars and cameras are encouraged! Please keep bags and personal belongings to a minimum as there is limited space. Note that river conditions vary and may result in frequent, sustained turbulent motion along with varied weather. For safety and comfort, guests should be in good health and without conditions that could be aggravated by motion. Please consult your doctor prior to booking a cruise on the Explorer if you have a health concern.

About the boat:

  • Capacity: 35 passengers
  • 40 feet long
  • Travels at speeds up to 45 MPH
  • Canopy top with zip down windows
  • Small onboard restroom
  • Bench seating with comfortable cushions

Departure Information Departure Information

July – September, 2023:
Wednesdays — Mondays
Availability subject to change if minimum passenger count is not met. 

Cruise Time:
2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Boarding starts 15 minutes prior to departure.

Departure Point: Caruthers Landing Dock: 110 SE Caruthers St, Portland, Oregon 97214
Returns to same dock.

Parking: Complimentary at 110 SE Caruthers St, Portland, Oregon.

NOTE: Earlier departure time available on our Bigfoot Adventure cruise which features the same route, but Sasquatch-focused narration.

No cancellations, unless refundable ticket option is purchased at time of booking.
Vessel and boarding location are subject to change.

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