Port of Vancouver USA schedules 10 free public tours for 2019

First tour set for Tue., April 2

VANCOUVER Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? At the Port of Vancouver USA, tours come with a 90-minute education on Columbia River navigation, international trade, environmental stewardship, waterfront redevelopment and much more.

A Port of Vancouver public tour group is shown here in this August 2018 photo. Photo courtesy of Port of Vancouver USA
A Port of Vancouver public tour group is shown here in this August 2018 photo. Photo courtesy of Port of Vancouver USA

The port is hosting 10 free public tours in 2019, starting in April and ending in August. Guests enjoy refreshments and a brief presentation before boarding a bus for a behind-the-scenes tour of the marine terminals and industrial centers that make the Port of Vancouver a major economic engine in Southwest Washington.

2019 public tour dates

  • Tue., April 2, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Thu., April 25, 5:30–7 p.m.
  • Sat., May 11, 10–11:30 a.m.
  • Wed., May 29, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Thu., June 13, 5:30–7 p.m.
  • Sat., June 29, 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
  • Wed., July 10, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Thu., July 25, 5:30–7 p.m.
  • Sat., August 10, 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
  • Tue., August 27, 5:30–7 p.m.

Government-issued photo ID, such as a driver’s license or passport, is required to attend. Please leave cameras at home; they are not allowed on marine terminals.

Reservations are required and tours fill up quickly. Those interested in tours are encouraged to call the port at (360) 693-3611 or email RSVP@portvanusa.com far in advance of their selected tour date.

For more information about public tours at the Port of Vancouver USA, visit www.portvanusa.com/community/know-your-port.

Information provided by Port of Vancouver USA.

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