Portland Public Tours

Single-Day Public Trips from Portland

Have a day to explore?  Join a small group (ten people or fewer) and the best guides in the Pacific Northwest on an unforgettable trip.  We’ll take care of everything!

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Choose your day trip.

The trips below head to must-see destinations in the Pacific Northwest.  Small groups, a great guide, pickup & dropoff, and lunch (on full day tours), snacks & drinks. This isn’t a big bus tour–let’s explore!

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Select your departure date.

Click on any of the blue buttons below to see trip specifics and booking details.  To view trips offered in a calendar view–click on our “Tour Calendar.”

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We’ll take it from here!

You bring appropriate layers and shoes.  We’ll bring everything else: a comfy van, an easy-to-love guide, food, snacks, refreshments, and any gear needed.

Join us! View all of our Portland tours in one calendar.

Tour Calendar
Day Tour:

Columbia Gorge: Waterfalls & Wine

Set out to explore two of the greatest attractions of the Pacific Northwest – the Columbia Gorge Waterfalls and Oregon wines! Learn the ins and outs of the Columbia River Gorge from your naturalist guide as you wind down Waterfall Alley, stopping to explore viewpoints and waterfalls along the way. After experiencing the natural beauty and historic grandeur of the Gorge, head to the Hood River area to visit two of Oregon’s best boutique wineries to taste fine wines and learn about the art of viticulture.

PRICE

$149
Must be 14 years & up.

DAYS OFFERED

April – Oct:       Daily
Nov – March:   Th – Mo

TIMING

Last pickup: 1:00p 
Return to Portland: 7:00p

Day Tour:

Willamette Valley:
Wine & Waterfalls

Get the ultimate Oregon experience as you explore the incredible waterfalls of Silver Falls State Park and luscious pinot noirs of the Willamette Valley. Learn how these two Oregon treasures are linked by a fiery natural history while taking to the trails and tasting fine wine with your naturalist guide!

PRICE

$199
Must be 21 years & up.

DAYS OFFERED

April – Oct:  Th & Sa
Nov – Mar:  Sat

TIMING

Last pickup: 8:30a
Return to Portland: 530p

Day Tour:

Explore Portland City Tour

They say the sun shines on Portland, but rain or shine, the city is a bright spot for anyone with a taste for good beer, great food, and natural beauty.  Our fun, small-group Explore Portland tour takes you out of downtown and into the eclectic neighborhoods and leafy parks where Portland truly shines! Experience the Rose City like a local as you visit iconic sites and your guide’s favorite spots.

PRICE

$79
Must be 12 years & up.

DAYS OFFERED

Year-Round:   Th – Mo

TIMING

Last pickup: 8:00a
Return to Portland: 12:00p

Day Tour:

Whitewater & Wine

On this unbelievable tour you will tackle whitewater – splashing through class III and IV rapids – and then will challenge your palate with Oregon’s amazing, handcrafted wines. Heading east from Portland, we will cross over to Washington State to float down the exciting White Salmon River with professional river guides. On the water you will experience the power of this mighty river and learn about the unique ecosystem that calls it home. Then we’ll dry off, change clothes and make our way to Hood River, where we’ll enhance the Northwest experience by tasting at two boutique wineries. In an intimate setting, learn local wine making history and the art of viticulture.

PRICE

$299
Must be 21 years & up.

DAYS OFFERED

June – Sept:  Thurs & Sun

TIMING

Last pickup: 7:15a
Return to Portland: 4:15p

Day Tour:

Mt. St. Helens National Monument

Mt. St. Helens is one of our region’s most iconic and “powerful” attractions. On this small-group Mt. St. Helens Tour from Portland, your naturalist guide will capture the significance of the 1980 volcanic eruption through captivating stories and interpretative nature walks. You’ll also discover how the local ecosystems are reemerging and evolving. Descend into the Ape Cave lava tube, watch for elk grazing in the gaze of the smoldering crater, and enjoy the contrast of colorful wildflowers against the barren landscapes.

PRICE

$225
Must be 12 years & up.

DAYS OFFERED

April – Oct:  Fr, Su, We

TIMING

Last pickup: 8:00a
Return to Portland: 6:30p

View all of our Portland tours in one calendar.

Tour Calendar