on the Columbia river

columbia river yacht charter

With Worth Avenue Yachts

Cruise into the depths of the earth, exploring magnificent waterfalls and charming winery estates, onboard the luxuriously appointed SUMMERTIME II. An experience like no other in yachting, begin your adventure where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean and finish over 460 miles inland where Washington State meets the Idaho border. This itinerary is brimming with unique experiences you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

From its source in the Rockies to the trickling falls of Multnomah, the Columbia River serves up some of the Northwest’s most spectacular riverfront scenery. Join us for a leisurely journey through this beautiful waterway. Whether you choose to visit all of the renowned Washington wineries or enjoy a pint from each of the Oregon breweries, your days will be brimming with opportunity.

Inland yachting on the Columbia River provides an unforgettable adventure. From the wineries of the Columbia Gorge to the rugged Snake River, you can find a wealth of breathtaking sights and activities while cruising. Whether you’re looking for an outdoor adventure or simply want to take in the beauty of the region, inland yachting on the Columbia River is the perfect way to do just that.

Charter Itinerary

inland yachting Charter Destinations

We have curated a list of ‘must-see’ destinations, experiences, and events to add to your Columbia River yacht charter itinerary.


Vancouver is the ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages, with an abundance of geologically diverse landscapes and attractions, ranging from the mighty Columbia River to lush forests, rocky coasts, and legendary trails. With its convenient location to the Columbia River and plentiful marinas, Vancouver is a popular destination for boaters and sailors. It is also where your journey will begin. The stunning views of the Columbia Gorge accompany much of the area, boasting towering cliffs, old-growth forests, and hidden treasures. For boating fanatics, the Columbia River boasts a long, winding course with many exciting destinations and colorful riverfront communities.

Columbia River Yacht Charter Wine Tour


Continuing further south, Stevenson is a great spot to dock and explore. This Washington town features a variety of interesting attractions. The Columbia River Gorge in Washington is a stunning oasis for oenophiles, offering an unparalleled wine touring experience. With over 70 wineries and breathtaking scenery, this is a must-visit destination for any wine lover. Here, you can savor a wide range of vintages from sparkling and rosé to cabernet and chardonnay, as well as enjoy outdoor concerts, vineyard dinners, and more. Immerse yourself in luxury and explore the Columbia River Gorge’s unparalleled wine and sightseeing opportunities. There’s nothing quite like sipping a glass of local wine on the riverbanks with the majestic Mount Hood rising in the background.

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Columbia River Gorge Wine Tour

Le Doubblé Troubblé Wine Co | Pinot Noir is their specialty but they dabble in many other varieties including Chardonnay, Merlot, Gewurztraminer, and more.

Syncline Winery | Syncline Winery, in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, produces Rhone-inspired wines from premium vineyards.

Cor Cellars | These wines are made with a gentle hand, highlighting site and producing a lighter style. They are therefore intriguing companions for food.

Maryhill Winery | Showcasing the rich and diverse flavors of Washington State wine with passion, patience and balance.

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Hood River

The vibrant city of Hood River in Washington is the perfect destination for those seeking a luxurious getaway. Nestled in the picturesque Columbia River Gorge, it offers breathtaking views, world-class outdoor recreation, and award-winning breweries. Take a scenic drive along the historic Columbia River Highway, explore the many hiking trails, or simply relax onboard SUMMERTIME II and take in the sweeping views. With its abundance of natural beauty, and diverse attractions, Hood River is an ideal destination along your epic journey.

Columbia River Yacht Charter Scenery


Near the mouth of the Columbia River sits the city of Richland. Here, you can find world-class golf courses, art galleries, and museums. Just east of Richland lies Red Mountain–home to some of Washington’s top wineries. Boasting delicious vintages, the wineries of Red Mountain are perfect for sampling some of the region’s best wines. The area is also known for its amazing views of the Columbia River Valley, making it a great spot to relax and enjoy the sights.

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Red Mountain Wine Tour

Avennia Estate | Sourcing from acclaimed vineyards and employing traditional cellar techniques, their goal is to create wines with a voice.

Hedges | Tending to the riches of Red Mountain with a visionary blend of biodynamic farming and time-honored winemaking techniques.

Col Solare | Col Solare is the partnership between two influential wine producers who are recognized leaders in their respective regions: Tuscany’s Marchesi Antinori and Washington State’s Chateau Ste. Michelle.

Fidélitas | Fidélitas is faithful to Bordeaux grape varietals, loyal to modern craft winemaking, and true to Red Mountain.

Columbia River Yacht Charter View


available for charter in THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Let your worries melt away as you savor the simplicity of life cruising through the serene waters onboard SUMMERTIME II during a Columbia River yacht charter.