Springtime is Prime Time in the Pacific Northwest

The Columbia and Snake Rivers take on a whole new kind of vibrancy come spring. In 2020 and 2021, join us on special spring departures to navigate these spectacularly scenic waterways when wildflowers are blooming, waterfalls are brimming, and salmon-fishing is at its peak. Aboard the nimble, 62-guest National Geographic Sea Bird or National Geographic Sea Lion, you’ll experience a unique, up-close perspective on this remarkable region’s geologic, historic, and wild wonders.


***New departure added by popular demand! Book now on the Apr. 17, 2020 voyage and get a $500 air credit!***



Raft the crystal clear White Salmon River through spectacular basalt canyons into a lush forested valley on an optional half-day guided trip. Perfect for first-time & experienced rafters.

Spend a lively day in bountiful Walla Walla, Washington, including a lunch and tasting at one of the city’s celebrated wineries.

Savor some of the world’s best salmon, plus locally sourced dishes featuring spring-inspired delicacies and ingredients

Capture these unique landscapes like a pro alongside award-winning National Geographic photographer Melissa Farlow (aboard 2020 departures). 

Enjoy an exclusive $500 air credit on all Spring departures.


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