Experience the history of the Columbia River Gorge and learn about the Lewis and Clark Expedition on a cruise aboard the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler. We board from Marine Park at Cascade Locks, in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Enjoy riverboat cruises on our authentic triple-deck paddle wheeler, providing 360 degrees of breathtaking vistas. Two levels are fully enclosed and feature full service bars and a sound system. The top Starlight Deck is an open-air viewing deck.
See Native American tribal members fish from their dedicated platforms as they have for centuries. The Sternwheelers historic-looking interior and exterior along with its historic setting in the scenic Columbia Gorge makes it a wonderful experience for tourists and history enthusiasts. It has seating for 232 passengers for plated meals, an onboard galley, two full-service bars and is licensed to carry up to 599 people. Boat departs from Cascade Locks in May – October and Portland November – April.