The Sternwheeler

Explore in style.

Navigating the Columbia Gorge for nearly 40 years.

Sternwheeler Stats

  • Built in Hood River by Nichols Brothers boatbuilders
  • Launched in 1983
  • Built and operated as a replica of the sternwheelers that plied the Columbia beginning in the 1850’s
  • Length: 145 feet
  • Draft (Depth): 6 feet
  • Diameter of Paddlewheel: 17 feet
  • Maximum Passengers: 599
  • Horsepower: 400 hp
  • Gross Tons: 92

Make your vacation a trip to remember by joining us on the Columbia River.