TOURS

Hanford Reach Boat Tours

Tri City Guide Service offers scenic Columbia River Tours on the famous Hanford Reach National Monument. Come enjoy the beauty and history of the river from a custom built river boat with comfortable seating for up to 6 passengers. These scenic river tours are a great way to experience the last free flowing stretch of the Columbia River and discover the history of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Plenty of photo/video opportunities are available throughout these trips with lots of wildlife viewing including dozens of bird species, deer, elk, coyote and fish breaking the surface.

6 hour 80 Mile Hanford Reach Tour

Departs 9am from Snyder Boat Launch in Richland WA and takes you 40 miles upriver to view the famous White Bluffs and Nuclear Reactors. Boat makes multiple scheduled stops for historic landmarks and random stops for wildlife. This tour allows for multiple shore or restroom breaks including an optional 30-60 minute meal break on a secluded beach. US Coast Guard maximum of 6 passengers per boat and multiple boats are available for larger groups.

All Tri City Guide Service Hanford Reach River Tours are private party booking only so you have the entire boat to your private group. Departure and return times are flexible for your convenience. Launch location can be flexible throughout the Tri Cites area, just ask if you prefer a different boat launch than Snyder Boat Launch in Richland. Tours include Boat with up to 6 comfortable seats, all safety equipment, and experienced captain (narration of the area, wildlife, Hanford Nuclear Reservation and local folklore included). The boat has plenty of room for coolers for your food/beverages or a cooler with ice can be supplied for your food/beverage upon request. Alcoholic beverages are allowed as long as they are consumed wisely. Lunch packages are available on request for $20pp.

All Tri City Guide Service Hanford Reach River Tours are private party booking only so you have the entire boat to your private group. Departure and return times are flexible for your convenience. Launch location can be flexible throughout the Tri Cites area, just ask if you prefer a different boat launch than Snyder Boat Launch in Richland. Tours include Boat with up to 6 comfortable seats, all safety equipment, and experienced captain (narration of the area, wildlife, Hanford Nuclear Reservation and local folklore included). The boat has plenty of room for coolers for your food/beverages or a cooler with ice can be supplied for your food/beverage upon request. Alcoholic beverages are allowed as long as they are consumed wisely. Lunch packages are available on request for $20pp.

Custom tours available on request, if you desire a shorter or longer trip or different location such as a lower Snake River tour call or email for details! Tri City Guide Service works with many local Coast Guard licensed captains to accommodate large groups for festivals and corporate events.

Owner/Guide Chris Benson is US Coast Guard licensed, insured, first aid/CPR trained and a Tri Cities Washington native with over 25 years of experience navigating the wild and scenic Hanford Reach stretch of the Columbia River.

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