Enjoy a 2 ½ hour leisurely, guided bike tour as you pedal along the scenic Astoria Waterfront. Enjoy the sights and sounds along the Columbia River with stops along the way where your guide will share stories of Astoria’s rich history.
The Astoria Riverwalk is your paved and wooden pier path as you travel through the working waterfront and enjoy the scenic vistas along the Columbia River. Your guide will share stories of times pass when this waterfront was lined with fish canneries, large warehouses and being shanghaied was a possibility. You’ll learn more about the time when Astoria was known as the “Salmon Canning Capital of the World” and the “Wickedest Place on Earth” as a very busy seaport in the late 1800s.
Stop at a local Fish market and enjoy a fresh Pacific Shrimp Cocktail as you learn more about the fishing industry on the lower Columbia River. Continue along the waterfront as we look for birds and wildlife along the shore. See the enormous California Sea lions that make the Astoria waterfront their home and be on the lookout for the many birds that frequent the waterfront such as Bald Eagles, Cormorants, Terns, Egrets and Herons.
Return to your ship after this six-mile round trip up and down the Astoria Waterfront.
Need to Know:
Note: It is recommended that guests dress in warm, layered clothing and wear flat, comfortable shoes suitable for bike riding. Raingear may be needed in case of inclement weather. Parts of the path is on wooden piers with uneven surfaces and spaces between planks. Equipment included. It is not recommended for inexperienced bike riders.
Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.