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Columbia River

Columbia River cruises focus on the rugged beauty, history, culture and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest. Itineraries follow the waterway as it flows along the Washington/Oregon border, and riverboats veer north to sail a portion of the Snake River as well.

The Columbia River Gorge is a much-anticipated highlight, cutting a path through the Cascade Range that's 80 miles long and up to 4,000 feet deep. Sail through the locks of the Bonneville Dam, which has supplied hydroelectric power since the 1930s. There are many waterfalls in this area, and you'll get up-close looks at the most famous -- 620-foot-high Multnomah Falls on the Oregon side.

You can board covered jetboats for an exhilarating ride through Hells Canyon -- look for elk, bighorn sheep, mountain goats and ancient petroglyphs here. In Pendleton, Oregon, you can tour the underground tunnels dug between 1870 and 1930 that once housed illicit businesses. Learn about Native American cultures at Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, a living history village. You'll also visit sites associated with explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, such as Fort Clatsop National Memorial, where they spent the winter of 1805-1806.

Columbia River cruises are particularly good values, because your stateroom, onboard meals and sightseeing are included in the rate that you pay upfront. 

Limited-Time Offers on Columbia River Cruises!
  • AQV: 2022 Cruise Sale! Enjoy huge savings of 50% on select cruises. Prices shown reflect discounts. Plus, get $100 per couple in onboard credit. Expires May 31. Click here.
  • AQV: Cabin Upgrade Sale! Save with discounts of up to $2,000 per couple on cabin upgrades. Plus, receive $100 per couple in onboard credit. Click here.
  • ACL: Receive free onboard credits of $100 per cabin on sailings. Click here.
  • ACL: Save up to $1,200 per couple off select cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Click here.
  • AQV: Save an additional 10% with an AQV anniversary discount. Click here.
  • ACL: Receive one free hotel night before your cruise, plus transfers to your ship on the day of departure. Click here.
  • ACL: Memorial Day Sale! Enjoy waived port charges and fees on 2022 cruises. Expires May 30. Click here.
  • ACL: Receive free shore excursions on select cruises. Click here.
  • AQV: Single supplement is reduced on select departures. Click here.
Offers are subject to change or withdrawal at any time. Some discounts are not combinable with other promotions.