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Dinner Cruise on the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler from Cascade Locks

Enjoy Dinner on the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler

Enjoy Dinner on the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler

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Fresh Northwest cuisine and grand scenery are all the ingredients you need for a memorable evening.

This is a sunset cruise featuring a 20-mile loop of the scenic Columbia River Gorge. It combines a classic nautical experience with a fine dining atmosphere, while the Captain provides narration on the outside deck.

The Columbia Gorge Sternwneeler is an authentic paddlewheeler with three public decks, which provide 360 degrees of breathtaking vistas. Delicious Northwest cuisine is made to order in our on-board galley. Appetizers, dessert and beverages from the full service bar are available for purchase on board.

Dinner Cruise on the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler from Cascade Locks
Length: 2 hours
Prices - including tax
All amounts in US Dollar $

Adult Telephone Rate
(Ages 12+, Per Person):
Adult Rate
(Ages 12+, Per Person):
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Child Rate
(Ages 4-12, Per Person):
Child - Free
(Under Age 4):

6:00 pm daily (May through October)

Please Note:(boarding at 5:30 pm)


4 Days Minimum Advance Booking Required. Hotel pick up is not included; the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler departs from Cascade Locks, Oregon. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order.
There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Every day, Executive Chef Shawn Smith and his talented staff prepare new menus featuring a variety of Northwest cuisine. Your meal includes a choice of plated entrees, house salad, baked bread, coffee or tea.

Whenever you dine on The Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler, your meals are prepared fresh in our onboard galleys. Our menus vary daily.

Sample Dinner Menu

  • Appetizers (not included in ticket price, available for purchase onboard)
  • Balsamic Marinated Rack of Lamb with Sweet-Hot Mustard Sauce
  • Dungeness Crab Cakes With Shellfish Jus Li


  • Prosciutto and Basil Stuffed Chicken Breast with Roasted Garlic Cream Sauce, served with Rice Pilaf and Seasonal Vegetables
  • Pomegranate Basted Fillet of Salmon Finished with Mango Salsa, served with Rice Pilaf and Seasonal Vegetables
  • Rosemary Roasted Beef Tenderloin Medallions with Wild Mushroom and Smoked Oregon Blue Cheese Demi Glace, served with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables
  • Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Pasta Shells with Tomato-Basil Cream Sauce, served with Seasonal Vegetables
  • Dinner entrĂ©es are served with House Salad, Fresh Baked Bread, Coffee or Tea.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is included and not included on the dinner cruise? -- The price includes your meal, basic food service gratuity, and the cruise itself. Your meal includes your choice of a plated entree, prepared to order. The price does NOT include beverages from the bar, appetizers, dessert or gratuity on those extra items.

May we bring our own food onboard? -- Passengers may NOT bring outside food or beverages onboard any cruise.

Will we sit at our own table? -- Meal cruise passengers will have their own tables throughout the cruise.

Do you take seating requests? -- We do not accept seating requests. Seating is determined by the cruise manager based on the specific space requirements of the number and types of parties on a given cruise.

Will I have a window seat? -- We cannot guarantee a window seat with standard cruise purchases. However, during the cruise you will have free access to the public areas of the vessel, including the outside observation decks.

What is the dress code/appropriate attire? -- There is no specific dress code, but dressy casual is recommended. We strongly recommend that people do not wear high-heeled shoes and encourage people to wear solid, non-slip footwear as we are in a marine environment. We also recommend wearing layered clothing as the climate on the river can be unpredictable. The Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler offers fully enclosed, climate-controlled dining decks.

Are you wheelchair accessible? -- The Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler is wheelchair accessible on the lower decks with certain restrictions. Please address any needs you may have regarding access requirements by calling us at 888-307-4181.

Is smoking permitted?. -- Smoking is not permitted indoors at any time on any vessel. Smoking is permitted in designated areas on the outside decks of the vessels.

4 Days Minimum Advance Booking Required. Hotel pick up is not included; the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler departs from Cascade Locks, Oregon. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

4.0 / 5
Good food.


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