Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge

The Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge is owned by the Port of Cascade Locks and operated by the Portland Spirit. Sightseeing cruises on the Columbia River depart from the Cascade Locks Marine Park throughout the day, May to October of each year.

All cruise information is available on the Portland Spirit website. Contact the sales office for your next cruise on the Columbia River: 1-503-224-3900 or 1-800-224-3901.

The Cascade Locks Marine Park is the home port for the Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge.

Experience history, legend, and riverboat hospitality with a cruise on the Sternwheeler.

Built in Hood River, Sternwheeler Passengers, Cascade Locks, Oregon by Nichols Boat Works and launched in 1983, our authentic triple-decker paddle wheeler presents 360 degrees of breathtaking vistas.

You can enjoy narrated sightseeing excursions, weekend champagne brunch cruises, dinner cruises, and a variety of special event and holiday cruises.

Join us on board the Sternwheeler and enjoy the sights and history of the Columbia River.




Visitor Center and Locks Cafe



The Visitor Center and Locks Cafe, located in the Cascade Locks Marine Park, is the spot to book a cruise on the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler and learn about the community.

Inside the Visitor Center is a gift shop and the Locks Cafe (Menu), open for meals, coffee, or a snack from 10:30am to 4:30pm daily May to October. For exact times call 1-800-224-3901.

New Hours: June 3 – September 17
Open 7 days a week from 10:30am – 9:00pm



For more information:
Call 541-374-8427 or Toll Free 1-800-224-3901
Email sales@sternwheeler.comportland-spirit-cruises
or Visit the Sternwheeler website.