Mount St. Helens

7 hours | Astoria | A S T - 1 3 0
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Shopping Opportunities, Includes meal, Easy activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

On the morning of May 18, 1980, the 9,000-foot tall Mount St. Helens violently erupted and blew the top off of the mountain, hurled volcanic ash 15 miles into the air and flattened 150 square miles of forest. Today, much of the blast zone is still grey ash and the jagged outline of the crater is clearly visible as a reminder of just how powerful Earth's forces can be.

This all-day excursion offers a unique look into the science, beauty and brutal fury of the eruption and its dramatic aftermath. You'll board your motorcoach at the pier and travel 1.5 hours along the Columbia River and up to the Mount St Helens National Monument. Your knowledgeable guide will be onboard to share with you the many distinguishing features of the landscape, as well as discuss the travels of Lewis & Clark. Around the top of the mount, weather permitting, you will see views of Mt. St Helens, including craters, lava dome, and blast zone. Enjoy a picnic-style lunch and relax in the beautiful surroundings at one of the mountain's vistas.

At the end of the day, you'll reboard your motorcoach and return to the pier with a fuller understanding of the history and the raw beauty of Mount St. Helens.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart from ship for Mt. St Helens National Park

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
50
Travel time:
01:45
Time at site:
01:30
Inside visit:
No
Air conditioned:
Yes
Walking distance:
500
Wheelchair accessible:
Yes
Restroom available:
Yes
Shopping available:
Yes
Photo/video restrictions:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Lunch

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
50
Travel time:
00:30
Time at site:
01:15
Wheelchair accessible:
Yes
Restroom available:
Yes
Shopping available:
Yes
Photo/video restrictions:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Re-board your motorcoach and return to your ship

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
50
Travel time:
02:00
Photo/video restrictions:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes