Key Details: Full-Day Tour from Portland
Duration of Tour: 9.5 hours
Approximate Tour Timing: 7:15a to 4:45p
Tour Group Size: Ten or fewer. Private trips are available (including trips for larger groups) in the summer months.
Hotel Pickups: Yes. We offer tour pickup at any downtown Portland location. We’ll text/call you the day before your trip to schedule your pickup! See more about pick-up & drop-off below.
Tour Meals: A full lunch & all wine tastings. Snacks, water, sparkling water, etc. readily available all day.
Whitewater Rafting & Wine Tasting Tour – Additional Details
Travel the scenic Columbia River Gorge and cross into beautiful Washington State.
Raft the exciting White Salmon River, a favorite in the region with Class II -Class IV rapids and a plunge over the Class V Husum Falls (water level dependent and optional–a portage is available if you’d rather not).
Watch the dramatic shift in climate zones right before your eyes as you travel between the cool forests of the western gorge and the hot dry sagebrush steppe of the eastern gorge.
Visit two wineries this afternoon, selected from the following: Analemma, Wy’East, Cathedral Ridge, Syncline, or Domaine Pouillon.
Relaxing picnic lunch included and served upon return from rafting.
Learn about this unique wine region characterized by its diversity of climates and locally-grown varietals.
⭐ Complimentary pick-up and drop-off at your downtown accommodations (hotel, AirBNB, rental, etc.).
⭐ A local, TripAdvisor 'Hall of Fame' naturalist guide. We guarantee you'll love your trip leader!
⭐ No additional charges during your day. We cover everything you'll need during our tours (drinks, entrance fees, permits, wine tasting fees, fuel, etc.).
⭐ We provide all gear necessary for safety and comfort on the river (including PFDs, helmets, paddles, wetsuits & booties (as necessary), etc.)
⭐ A local picnic lunch, provided after paddling on the river. Usually includes a sandwich, chips, fruit, and soda or sparkling water. Inclusions change regularly and seasonally. Let us know if you have dietary restrictions - we can accommodate most needs if we're aware of them at least 24 hours prior to the start of your tour.
⭐ Plenty of readily-available snacks, water, sparkling water, and more throughout the day.
⭐ Comfortable transportation in brand new Ford Transit vans or Mercedes Sprinter vans. Most of our vehicles are built for 15 people - we only open ten seats per trip to leave plenty of space.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION - COMING THIS WEEK
From here, the course of your day can go so many ways. Your guide will combine group preferences, weather considerations, mixed access & highlights, crowd avoidance, and more to create a lovely day. No two trips are the same! We're extremely likely to change wineries from day to day to give you the best possible experience.
Downtown Portland Pick-ups:
Approximate Pick-up Start time: 7:00a
Downtown Pick-up End time: 7:15a
When booking, be sure to provide the phone number where we can reach you during your travels. Let our team know where you're staying and we'll do everything we can to make your pick-up as easy as possible. We’ll connect the day prior to your tour to confirm details. If you’re staying outside of downtown, our default downtown pick-up location is at the Hotel Monaco (506 SW Washington St.).
Are you looking to make your Portland whitewater tour and wine adventure even more intimate and comfortable? We offer beautiful private tours led by the Northwest's best field educators.
To inquire about private trip dates, give us a call!
⭐ 1 person: $1100/person
⭐ 2 people: $625/person
⭐ 3 people: $467/person
⭐ 4 people: $388/person
⭐ 5 people: $340/person
⭐ 6 people: $308/person
⭐ 7 people: $286/person
⭐ 8 people: $269/person
⭐ 9 people: $256/person
⭐ 10 people: $245/person
⭐ 11 people: $236/person
⭐ 12 people: $229/person
Please contact us for groups larger than 12 travelers for a custom quote. Groups larger than 12 generally require a second van, second guide, etc.
Portland Whitewater Tour – Traveler Testimonials
Here is what recent travelers have said about our ‘Whitewater & Wine’ tours from Portland: