Columbia & Snake Rivers

7-night river cruises on the Columbia, Snake & Willamette Rivers

"I love the enthusiasm of your crew and how they worked as a team. Amazing how fast they all learn our names and formed bonds with us."
— Cecile C., Bellevue, WA (Columbia & Snake Rivers, 2015)


Cruise upriver and back—conveniently, roundtrip Portland, Oregon—aboard a replica coastal steamer. Inclusive 7-night cruises feature guest experts, heritage guides, wine tastings and tours, and premium excursions to museums, forts, and scenic parks. Uncover the legacy of Lewis & Clark, the river's varied past, unique terroir, and how agriculture and engineering have shaped this vast region.

River Cruise

Ameritage! Four Rivers of Wine & History

From: $3,695



Roundtrip Portland

April-October 2016

River Cruise

Legacy of Discovery

From: $3,395



Roundtrip Portland

July-November 2016
April-November 2017

River Cruise

Rivers of Wine

From: $3,695



Roundtrip Portland

April-October 2017

Land Packages / Extend Your Trip

Explore Portland—fine art, hip culture, boutique shopping, craft breweries, or see the Canadian Rockies by rail. We’ve hand-picked options to enhance your river cruise.


Why a River Cruise

Why river cruise with us? From our included premium excursions and onboard amenities, to the stunning and varied landscapes, wildlife, and history… there’s no better choice.

After you discover what’s in store, your only question will be when to go.


Activities Aboard & Ashore

Transit the rivers’ locks, watch engineering at work from the bow. Walk to cascading waterfalls and in riverside towns. Taste wines from top Washington and Oregon American Viticultural Areas.

Excursions, explorations, presentations—here’s what’s in store!


Itinerary Comparisons

Upriver and back—cruise nearly 1,000 miles roundtrip in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark, or opt for world-class wine making in several of the region's preeminent AVAs. Either way, it's a unique experience.

Which river cruise to choose? Compare and find your perfect adventure.

UnCruise on the Columbia & Snake Rivers


Bonneville Dam & Multnomah Falls

In October 2014, I sailed aboard the 88-guest S.S. Legacy on a river cruise exploring the Columbia & Snake Rivers roundtrip from Portland, Oregon. Though I usually work in the office, there are occasions I get out on the boats to experience our trips.

Read more in the UnCruise Blog


Columbia & Snake Rivers Gallery

View our images of experiencing a Columbia & Snake Rivers cruise!

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Lewis and Clark Route of the Northwest

Cruising the Lewis and Clark route of the Northwest — in comfort

It rained on Friday at the end of our cruise on the Columbia and Snake rivers in the Pacific Northwest. But the rain added a dimension to the tour that highlights the legendary expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.

Read the full story here