gorge helicopter tours

Heart of the Gorge Tour

the best sights in the gorge

An absorbing tour to the very center of the Columbia River Gorge

From the Sandy River delta to the Bridge of the Gods at Cascade Locks – this tour give you a chance to see the most famous sites in the Gorge


Per Person, incl. all fees & taxes
Discounts for 3 or more people

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Immerse yourself in the sights of the Columbia River Gorge on this 40 minute helicopter tour. Get great shots of the Gorge’s most famous cliffs and waterfalls as you follow the great ribbon of the Columbia River eastward to Bridge of the Gods near Cascade Locks.
The greatest sights in the Gorge from the unequalled viewpoint of a helicopter!
Bridge of the Gods is located in the heart of the Gorge and is the site of an enormous ancient landslide that blocked the Columbia River. According to legend, the river carved a path under the landslide, creating a natural bridge. This geological history along with Bonneville Dam, Beacon Rock, Multnomah Falls and much more will be on display during this tour that offers the best of the Gorge.

What you can expect

Planning Details

The helicopter time on this flight is about 40 minutes. Arrive about 15 minutes early and plan for about 60 minutes on site in total.

You’ll depart from Troutdale, Oregon. The meeting address is 472 NW Perimeter Way, Troutdale OR 97060. See map below.

The helicopter can take up to 4 people. Automatic discounts are applied at check out when booking for 3 or 4 people.

Approximately a 50 mile loop deep into the Columbia River Gorge. Highlights include Multnomah Falls, Beacon Rock, Bonneville Dam, and the Bridge of the Gods.

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an outing to remember


Great way to see the Gorge. We had so much fun. All the guy’s were super nice.

Mary H.



Troutdale Airport

More Info

Helicopter tour priced per person.


The tour is private for just you and your guests. The next longer tour is the Eagle Creek Gorge Helicopter Tour which is approximately 50 minutes in duration.

There are no age restrictions. All ages may fly. Infants under 2 years old may be carried in an adult’s lap and do not require a ticket.

300 pounds is the maximum weight per person.

You may cancel for a full refund or reschedule without fee or penalty by notifying us more than 24 hours prior to your tour time. Cancellations, no-shows, or reschedule requests with fewer than 24 hours prior to the tour time will result in 100% forfeiture of funds. Please contact us immediately if your tour needs to be changed or cancelled.

Oregon Helicopters will only fly tours in weather conditions that are well within safety limits and which allow for a comfortable and pleasurable tour. Weather decisions are generally made on the same day as the tour. Every attempt is made to provide a minimum of 2 hours notice if weather becomes a reason to delay or cancel tours. In the event of a weather cancellation you will be given the option to reschedule to a new date and time of your preference or of receiving a full refund.

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