Ride the Explorer Jet-boat from Portland to the Columbia Gorge as we embark into the Heart of the Columbia Gorge to search for the illusive creature known as Bigfoot. See the Landmarks that make the Northwest Famous, while listening to live and recorded narration about the history of the Columbia Gorge and Bigfoot's presence in the Northwest. Enjoy content created by Animal Planets "Finding Bigfoot" Star, Cliff Barackman.
This full-day adventure includes 6 hours of cruise time, with a 1-hour break in Cascade Locks.
This is a covered Jet Boat, dress for the weather, you will not get rained on as it is covered. Please be prepared with a sweatshirt or jacket, as it can be cooler in the morning. Feel free to bring a lunch, snacks or drinks. There is no food available onboard. There is a restroom on board. We do stop in Cascade Locks where you can purchase lunch.
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Pass By: Hawthorne Bridge, Main to Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland, OR 97204
Pass by Hawthorne Bridge
Pass By: Morrison Bridge, Connects Southeast Morrison and Belmont streets to Southwest Alder and Washington streets, Portland, OR 97204
Pass under Morrison Bridge
Pass By: Burnside Bridge, Connects East and West Burnside streets, Portland, OR 97204
Pass under Burnside Bridge
Pass By: Steel Bridge, Connects Northwest Front Avenue and Northwest Flanders Street to Northeast Williams Avenue, Portland, OR 97209
Pass under Steel Bridge
Pass By: Broadway Bridge, Connects Northeast and Northwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97209
Pass under Broadway Bridge
Pass By: Fremont Bridge, Connects Interstate Highway 5 with Interstate 405 and Highway 30, Portland, OR 97209
Pass under Fremont Bridge
Pass By: St. Johns Bridge, U.S. Highway 30, Portland, OR 97210
Pass under St. Johns Bridge
Pass By: Kelley Point Park, N. Marine Drive & Lombard, Portland, OR 97203
Pass by Kelley Point as we enter the Columbia River
Pass By: Jantzen Beach Super Center, 1405 Jantzen Beach Center, Portland, OR
Pass by Jantzen Beach and Hayden Island
Pass By: Interstate Bridge, Connects Portland and Vancouver via Interstate 5, Vancouver, WA 98660
Pass under Interstate 5 Bridge
Pass By: Rooster Rock State Park, Interstate 84 East, Corbett, OR 97019
Pass by Rooster Rock State Park
Pass By: Vista House, 40700 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett, OR 97019-9725
Pass by Vista House, Oregon
Pass By: Multnomah Falls, 53000 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Bridal Veil, OR 97010
Pass by Multnomah Falls, Oregon
Pass By: Beacon Rock State Park, State Highway 14, North Bonneville, WA
Pass by Beacon rock, Washington
Stop At: Bonneville Lock & Dam, Cascade Locks, OR 97014-0150
Pass through the Locks at Bonneville Dam Locks, we raise about 60 feet from the lower river to the upper part of the gorge. This takes about 30 minutes depending on river traffic.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Bridge of the Gods, Columbia River Gorge, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
Pass under Bridge of the Gods
Stop At: Locks Waterfront Grill, 299 SW Portage Rd, Cascade Locks, OR 97014, USA
Stop in Cascade Locks for a lunch break, we usually spend about an hour. You are free to wander or have lunch at the Locks Grill. We have our gift shop available at this location as well.
Duration: 1 hour
Pass By: Salmon Street Springs, Salmon Street and Front Ave., Portland, OR 97205
Head back to Portland along the same route.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
- All Fees and Taxes
Portland Spirit Salmon Street Springs Dock, 1020 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204, USA
Returns to original departure point
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