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Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge and Marine Park

Marine Park Cascade Locks, OR 97014
+1 541-374-8427
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Seeing the Columbia River Gorge area for the first time

Took the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler paddleboat dinner cruise out of Cascade Locks marina... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jane J
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The Woodlands
Two hour cruise on the Columbia River– East and West loop

I boarded the Columbia River Sternwheeler at the Cascade Locks Waterfront Grill to take the last... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
RSNN
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Portland, Oregon
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Marine Park Cascade Locks, OR 97014
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+1 541-374-8427

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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 23 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

Thank RSNN
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge and Marine Park, responded to this review

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

Reviewed 20 September 2016

My husband and I took a two hour trip on Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler. Labor Day, we boarded the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler in the town of Cascade Locks and just a couple blocks east of the ‘Bridge of the Gods’. We had a choice of a...More

Thank M J
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge and Marine Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for cruising with us and posting your review. Sounds like you folks had a wonderfully relaxing trip. We appreciate feedback and we'll be sure to share this with our management & service staff. Thank you once more and we do hope...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was a relaxing and informative way to see the Girge from the water after driving up and down the river fir three days. The captain provided good information from the bridge, especially on the Bonneville dam. There was lots of room on the vessel...More

Thank Drew G
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge and Marine Park, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us and posting you review. Glad to hear you enjoyed a nice scenic cruise in the Gorge. Good weather always makes such a difference. We appreciate all feedback and will be sure to share your review with our management &...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were surprised by family with an exceptional evening meal and cruise, on the Columbia River. The Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler is docked at Cascade Locks, just north of Bridge of the Gods. We boarded at 5:30 PM, a few hours before sunset, and enjoyed beautifully...More

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge and Marine Park, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us and for posting your review. What a great photo! So glad to hear you enjoyed the Dinner Cruise on the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler. We appreciate feedback and will be sure to share this with our management & service staff....More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We booked the Sunday Brunch from 10 AM to Noon. Note to TripAdvisor! This is located at Cascade Locks, Oregon near Hood River, Oregon. Headquarters might be in Vancouver but this boat is not anywhere near there! This company offers many different boat rides from...More

Thank Larry F
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge and Marine Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for cruising with us, posting your review, and taking such great photos. We really appreciate your feedback and thorough review. We will be sure to share this with our management & service staff. Thank you once more and we sincerely hope...More

Reviewed 8 September 2016

Yes, I may be one of the walking dead. I didn't know it before our arrival at the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler, and I haven't bitten anybody yet, so you may be safe if you choose to continue reading further. Please, let me explain: We stepped...More

Thank Curby W
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge and Marine Park, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us and posting your review. We would like to address the issues you've mentioned. Can you please respond with the date that you cruised?

Reviewed 26 June 2016

The Columbia River Gorge between Oregon and Washington is one of the most beautiful sights on earth. There is no better way to see it than from the water. The Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler operated by the Portland Spirit company is an affordable and comfortable way...More

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge and Marine Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your review. The Gorge is quite a sight to see. We appreciate your feedback and positive comments about our cruise. We will be sure to share this with our management & service staff. Thanks once more for your review...More

Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We took the 5 hour cruise from Cascade Locks to Multnomaha Falls and return. The stern wheeler is clean and the crew works hard to make your trip enjoyable. The scenery in the gorge is wonderful.More

Thank classof63
Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge and Marine Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The Landmarks is one of my favorite cruises. So relaxing and such sights to see. We will be sure to share your review with our management & service staff. Than you once more for your review and we hope to...More

Reviewed 15 June 2016

We traveled from Miami, Florida to Cascade Locks, Oregon and booked a June 1 lunch cruise four months in advance and paid in full. But when we got to the hotel in Cascade Locks and went to check on our cruise for the next day,...More

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge and Marine Park, responded to this review

We appreciate your review & feedback. We do apologize for the mistakes that happened with this cruise. We had recently begun a company-wide change to a completely new booking software. This was a complete overhaul from reservations, reporting, accounting and online systems. When the switch-over...More

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stormiedi
when where and how much. looks like fun
29 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
Are reservations required or suggested for a Saturday tour? We are going Saturday, Sep. 17th and would like to know if we need to call before we go to get tickets.
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
never been, which tour is best for my first time to Vancouver?
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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