helicopter excursion

Picnic in The Gorge

scenery unmatched

Land in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge for a secluded picnic

Our helicopter will take you to your own private picnic spot in the center of the Gorge. Enjoy a catered lunch, a bottle of wine, and phenomenal views.

$374*

Per Person Starting From
*Price varies based on group size

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Fly by helicopter deep into the Columbia River Gorge. Get incomparable views of famous Gorge landmarks like Multnomah Falls, Crown Point and Beacon Rock. The helicopter will land you at your own private picnic site with sweeping, 180 degree views up and down the Columbia River. It’s a perfect spot for a lovely time with your partner or relaxed conversation with good friends. To extend the tour even further, choose an optional start from Portland’s rooftop heliport. Whatever the start point, this is an experience unlike any other.
A one of a kind helicopter excursion in the Columbia River Gorge!
For the picnic you’ll enjoy a well chosen assortment of light foods and share a bottle of wine. Enjoy an hour or so at the picnic site with stunning views and wooded privacy. When you’re ready to go, the helicopter will lift you off the hilltop and zoom you along a different route through the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

What you can expect

Planning Details

2+ hours including picnic. Round trip helicopter travel time is about 70 minutes from Portland and about 50 minutes from Troutdale.

Depart from Downtown Portland, Troutdale, or even Portland International Airport. See maps below. Select your preferred departure location during checkout.

We provide a catered meal of light food and a bottle of wine or your preferred beverage. Drink & food preferences can be specified during booking.

The helicopter can take up to 4 people. Pricing is based on group size. All picnic tours are private.

The picnic spot is in a secluded, forested location. On site there is a picnic table and a well appointed and very clean flush toilet.

Views of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area are the highlight of the trip. Landmarks include – Vista House, Multnomah Falls, Beacon Rock, Bonneville Dam, Bridge of the Gods, and Table Mountain. The optional Downtown Portland start location will include the Willamette River, Portland bridges, and up close views of Portland’s skyline.

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an outing to remember

Reviews

INCREDIBLE. TRULY AMAZING. THE VIEW, PICNIC AREA AND FLIGHT WAS AMAZING. MY NOW FIANCÉ LOVED IT AND EVERYONE IS IN AWE WHEN THEY HEAR AND SEE PICTURES OF WHAT WENT DOWN.

Yefim B.

Map

472 NW PERIMETER WAY, TROUTDALE OR 97060

Troutdale Airport

33 NW Davis St., Portland OR 97209

Downtown Portland

More Info

Onboard drinks. Light picnic includes cheese and charcuterie plate and one bottle of wine.

  • Optionally extend flight with Downtown Portland start
  • A bouquet of roses may be added as surprise gift prior to departure from picnic site.

Tours may be cancelled or reschedule without fee or penalty by notifying us more than 24 hours prior to your tour time. Cancellations or reschedule requests with fewer than 24 hours will result in 100% forfeiture of funds. Please contact us immediately if your tour needs to be changed or cancelled.

Due to safety limits established by helicopter manufacturer, individual passenger weight may not exceed 300 lbs. All ages may fly. Infants under 2 years old may be carried in an adult’s lap and do not count toward the 4 passenger limit.