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Join a Volcano Lands tour and let us be your guides to the natural wonders that surround Portland, Oregon.

We’ll pick you up in Portland and provide safe, comfortable transportation in our 12-passenger van.

Each of our small group tours is designed to give you an exciting, in-depth experience of the region’s natural history. You’ll learn about and connect with the wildlife, plants, and ecosystems of the spectacular Pacific Northwest.

   Ivan holding an Alligator Lizard  Checking out waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge
 Giant Green Sea Anemones on the Oregon Coast.  Ivan talking about Sword Fern at Silver Falls. Photo by @bruised__babe  Record numbers of fall run Chinook Salmon are migrating up the Columbia River right now
 Ivan leading a tour on the wild and windy coast.  Mount St Helens  Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon
 Tour guest Matthew holding a large shelf fungus, found among the giant trees of Larch Mountain's ancient forest.  Coldwater Lake at Mount St Helens  Common Murres and gulls off of Cape Meares. Shot this photo with a phone through the eyepiece of our spotting scope. We couldn't see these birds with our naked eyes, since they were so far away.
 At Silver Falls  V.V. the Volcano Van  Columbia River Gorge

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  • "Tour guide was really wonderful, so knowledgeable, and just genuinely passionate about his work. This is great for all ages. Definitely book Volcano Lands for your next visit to Portland."


    Kat from Princeton, New Jersey (TripAdvisor Review)

  • "More than just a hiking trip, it was an incredible educational opportunity. I think I learned way more on this tour than I would have otherwise."


    Amber from Flushing, New York (TripAdvisor Review)

  • "Not only was it a great hike (challenging yet worth every step), but Ivan was very cool and extremely knowledgeable. He was able to point out plants and insects and give as much info on them as you might like."


    Alexia from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Yelp Review)

  • "Ivan was a great tour guide and showed us many different kinds of birds, amphibians, reptiles, and plant life on our hikes. We are definitely going to try some other area with Volcano Lands. What a great time."


    Karen from Wilsonville, Oregon (TripAdvisor Review)

  • "As I live in the Portland area, I could have made this hike on my own - but would not have gotten the extra insight as to what I was seeing provided by Ivan."


    Bob from Portland, Oregon (Yelp Review)

  • "If you ever get the opportunity to visit Portland, taking a tour with Ivan is a must... Ivan thank you for making our trip so memorable!"


    Erica from Los Angeles, Calfornia (Yelp Review)

  • " of our favorite parts of our Portland vacation. From the moment our guide Ivan picked us up, he put us right at ease with friendly conversation about the day’s plans and facts about the region. "


    Bryant from Jacksonville, Florida (TripAdvisor Review)

  • "I loved it, and would highly recommend the tour if you're looking for a way to get out of the city and see more of Oregon and learn something in the process."


    Candice from Houston, Texas (TripAdvisor Review)

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