Hike dramatic landscapes, kayak through canyons, sample local wines, and raft the rapids on this adventurous Snake River and Columbia River cruise.

Highlights


• Tour and taste at a Walla Walla winery

• Sample local culinary delights at Walla Walla’s historic Gesa Power House Theater

• Deschutes River rafting trip

• Hikes at Tom McCall Nature Preserve, Multnomah Falls, Columbia Hills State Park, and Ft. Clatsop—a Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

• Kayak, paddle board, swim, and skiff

• Transit six locks and tour the Bonneville Dam Visitor Center

• Cruise through the heart of the Columbia River Gorge

• Onboard sommelier, and natural and cultural history guides

Arriving in Portland, an UnCruise representative escorts you to our hospitality suite where you can relax or explore the city. Breweries, bookstores, coffee shops, and quirkiness abound, the City of Roses doesn’t disappoint with colorful options within walking distance. When it’s time to board the Wilderness Legacy, you’ll be welcomed with champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and views of the city—a perfect start to your adventure.
Dock in charming, Victorian downtown Astoria, then you’re off to Ft. Clatsop, the winter fort of the 1804-1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition. Check out the exhibits and follow trails to the replica fort or take a low- /no-elevation walk from the visitor center to view replica dugout canoes. For a longer but easy hike, a one-mile trail along the Lewis and Clark River leads to an outdoor viewing area highlighting the landscape and stories described in the journals of Lewis & Clark. Hard chargers can take a 7-mile, one-way hike on the Fort to Sea Trail through forest, fields, and dunes. Whichever you opt for, everyone experiences Ft. Clatsop and beach walks. Back downtown, explore on your own, walk the waterfront trail, and/or visit the Astoria Column. Afterwards, set sail upriver and see what delectable treats your chef and crew have in store for the evening—a nibble from a local harvest, a special pairing perhaps?
Gateway to the gorge. Slip through the Bonneville Dam locks, then head behind the scenes at the visitor center. You’re in luck with a private tour of its massive turbines and fish ladders. Take a walk on the wild side at Multnomah Falls—the tallest in the state. Snap a few photos before your next big adventure: a guided hike in the heart of the Columbia Gorge. Set out for a trek that gets your legs going while you soak in the lush fern-filled forest—Northwest adventure at its best. Choose the low elevation option, or trek upward to a waterfall amidst towering trees. Back on board, your onboard sommelier has a “Best of Hood River Valley” wine tasting dialed in. All you have to do is take a seat in the lounge—you’re in good hands.
Start the day cruising the famed Wallula Gap. Today’s theme is all things Walla Walla including nibbles from visits with an olive oil maker, a local chocolatier, and makers of hand-cured meats and sauces. For lunch, try culinary delights that are truly of the area at the historic Gesa Power House Theatre. With local bites come local sips and time to stretch your legs. Tour and taste at family-owned Dunham Cellars. In historic downtown Walla Walla, visit multi-media artist Squire Broel’s studio and stroll downtown with your guides where boutique shops and over 30 tasting rooms await. Bellies full, the afternoon is perfect for easy cruising in the most unique river system in the nation. Join your guides for interpretive presentations of a land rich in history.
Wake up at the mouth of the Palouse River. The essentials of the day: kayaks, paddle boards, and swimsuits. Bring your binocs, too! There’s the chance of an early morning skiff outing for some great birding—hawks and herons and grebes, oh my. At the confluence of the Palouse and Snake rivers, your crew has everything set with a beach party at Lyons Ferry State Park—go for a long or short paddle and a swim. Wind up the afternoon cruising one of the most scenic stretches of the Snake River.
River play is on the agenda today—whichever option you pick, start with a shallow wet landing on the beach. Choose whitewater with a Deschutes rafting adventure. Class II and III+ rapids come with names like Elevator and Surf City. Rafting guides provide the gear (including optional wetsuits) and expertise; your ship’s chef provides the picnic lunch. Stick to dry land and visit Columbia Hills State Park on foot or, if weather permits, by skiff. Take a dip in a lazy section of the river, and let the sunshine dry you off after a swim. Along the river’s edge, listen to the rustle of cottonwoods. Swap stories with your shipmates over sunset cocktails and appetizers.
Lava flows, floods, and volcanic ash deposits shaped the Rowena—sheer cliffs, basalt landforms, wide-stretching plateaus. At Rowena Overlook, it’s boots-on-the-ground exploration. Opt for a 2-mile round trip hike to the crest of Tom McCall Nature Preserve. Your reward: expansive views in every direction—including the river far below. Or, choose the steeper, 3.6-mile round trip Tom McCall Point trail. On a cloudless day, your effort gaining 1,000 feet of elevation pays off with views of Mt. Adams, Mt. Hood, and the Columbia River GorgeOUS! Cheers to adventure, wine, and your week aboard! Wrap it up cruising through the Columbia River Gorge and popping a few corks at the Farewell Dinner.
One last fresh scone or omelet. After breakfast, disembark in Portland and transfer to the airport to catch your flight home.
Itineraries are guidelines; variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur to maximize your experience.

Navigator

$4,895 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$5,195
$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$6,095
$5,695 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,745
$6,345 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$8,445
$8,045 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,895 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$5,195
$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$6,095
$5,695 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,745
$6,345 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$8,445
$8,045 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,895 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$5,195
$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$6,095
$5,695 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,745
$6,345 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$8,445
$8,045 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,895 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$5,195
$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$6,095
$5,695 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,745
$6,345 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$8,445
$8,045 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,895 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$5,195
$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$6,095
$5,695 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,745
$6,345 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$8,445
$8,045 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,895 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$5,195
$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$6,095
$5,695 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,745
$6,345 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$8,445
$8,045 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,895 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$5,195
$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$6,095
$5,695 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,745
$6,345 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$8,445
$8,045 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,895 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$5,195
$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$6,095
$5,695 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,745
$6,345 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$8,445
$8,045 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,895 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$5,195
$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$6,095
$5,695 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,745
$6,345 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$8,445
$8,045 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,895 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$5,195
$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$6,095
$5,695 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,745
$6,345 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$8,445
$8,045 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,895 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$5,195
$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$6,095
$5,695 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,745
$6,345 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$8,445
$8,045 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,395 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$4,695
$4,295 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,095
$4,695 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,245
$5,845 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$7,945
$7,545 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,395 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$4,695
$4,295 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,095
$4,695 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,245
$5,845 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$7,945
$7,545 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Navigator

$4,395 USD pp
Navigator
103-104, 319-320 Fixed double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer

$4,695
$4,295 USD pp
Trailblazer
105-111, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318 Fixed queen, double, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder

$5,095
$4,695 USD pp
Pathfinder
211-214 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Explorer

$5,595
$5,195 USD pp
Explorer
101-102, 201-202, 309-310 Queen, fixed queen, or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower (trundle available for triple)

Jr Commodore Suite

$6,245
$5,845 USD pp
Jr Commodore Suite
301-302 Fixed queen bed; refrigerator; wrap-around view windows; private bath with shower

Owner's Suite

$7,945
$7,545 USD pp
Owner's Suite
300 sq. foot entertainment and sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center; 300 sq. foot master bedroom with king bed; view windows; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower (sofa bed for triple/quad)

Additional charges:

Port Taxes: 375 USD pp

Wilderness Legacy

Vessel Type: Small Ship

Length: 192 feet

Passenger: 86 guests

Built: 1983, renovated 2013  - was the SS Legacy

The one-of-a-kind Wilderness Legacy—or “whale whisperer” as many will tell you—is the fastest in the fleet. Capable of 15 knots, she sails to the farthest reaches spinning yarns of adventure along the way. Like the crew and guests having the time of their lives, she hums with each new opportunity. It’s no wonder that for many of the crew (and office folk), she’s a first love that never fades. And, a welcoming hub for souls looking for adventure.

Onboard Features: Sea Dragon (the launch pad for adventure); kayaks, paddle boards, inflatable skiffs, hiking poles; two on-deck hot tubs; fitness equipment and yoga mats; piano; DVD and book library; wine bar; and elevator (with access to three of the four public decks).

Cabin Features: TV/DVD player; hair dryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; binoculars; reusable water bottles; in-room safe deposit box

Cabin layout for Wilderness Legacy

2021-2022 Early Bird Savings

Save $800 per couple ($400 pp) on 2021-2022 departures (excluding Galapagos). Excludes Master, Navigator, and Mariner cabin categories. Valid on NEW reservations booked March 5–December 15, 2020. Terms and Conditions apply, special offer is subject to availability, please contact us for more details.

Inclusions


• Voyage on board in selected cabin category
• Group transfers between airport and ship on embarkation day
• Group transfer between ship and airport on disembarkation day
• Use of activity equipment on board including kayaks and paddle boards
• All landings and shore excursions as per the itinerary
• All meals while on board the ship
• Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (Except super-premium wines)
• Experienced expedition team, heritage guides and guest experts

Exclusions


• International and domestic airfares
• Travel insurance
• Passport and visa costs if applicable
• Additional excursions/ land extension programmes
• Super premium wines
• Port Taxes (See trip specific for amount)
• Gratuities (Recommend USD$250 per passenger per week)
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$4,295 USD pp

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