Columbia River Adventure Cruise
Experience the luxury of nostalgia cruising 500 river miles in the Wake of Lewis and Clark
aboard the 126-passenger sternwheeler Queen of the West .
Dates of sailing Portland, OR to Clarkston, WA
2016 Mar 12, 26 Apr 9, 23 May 7, 21 Jun 4, 18 Jul 2, 16, 30 Aug 13, 27 Sep 10, 24 Oct 8, 22
Dates of sailing Clarkston, WA to Portland, OR (Reverse Itinerary)
2016 Mar 19 Apr 2, 16, 30 May 14, 28 Jun 11,25 Jul 9, 23 Aug 6, 20 Sep 3, 17 Oct 1, 15, 29 Nov 5
Day 1 Portland, OR Board Queen of the West paddle wheeler by noon at the Jantzen Beach Red Lion dock on the Columbia River. Embark at 1:30 pm for Astoria, OR.
Day 2 Astoria, OR Tour Columbia River Maritime Museum, Victorian portion of Astoria and explore Fort Clatsop recreated by historians to match Lewis and Clark’s overwinter in 1805-6.
Day 3 Rainier, OR Cruise with views of Mt Hood, Mt St Helens and Mt Adams. Shore tour to Mt St Helens National Volcanic Monument with panoramic views of the 1980 eruption.
Day 4 Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Cruise amid the most beautiful scenery in the world.
Day 5 Stevenson, WA Bonneville Dam, Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge Interpretive Center. Cruise through the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.
Day 6 Burbank, WA Tamastslikt Cultural Institute co-operated by the Umatilla, Cayuse and Walla Walla Indian Nations. Pendleton Wollen Mills and Museum.
Day 7 Total relaxation while transiting 4 locks-and-dams on the Snake River following the route of Lewis and Clark.
Day 8 Clarkston, WA Disembark after breakfast. Transfer to Spokane International Airport (GEG) in time to fly out at 12:00 noon. Ask about extension excursions to Hells Canyon or a Nez Perce Indian Nation history tour.
Room Rates from $3,975 per person double occupancy. Room rates include unlimited food and non-alcoholic beverages, onboard presentations by historians and naturalists, walk-on musicians and daily room service. Port taxes and fees, ship-to-airport transfers, all shore tours and gratuities are extra. Ask about -$400 per room early booking savings.