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About Willamette Jetboat Excursions
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This 2 hour boat trip was great. We took our kids aged 6 and 8 and they loved it. When the boat spins, big waves come over the side of the boat. Make sure you wear water proofs as you will get soaked. The driver...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jr0072
Reviewed October 11, 2018

So much fun - we got very wet!! Be prepared for that - we took the two hour trip and it was worth it - our captain gave us lots of information about the river and what was to be found on it and not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amanda B
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This is something everyone should do if they are visiting Portland! You will see the river and bridges and the city's beautiful landscape. Our captain was very adept at maneuvering this vessel. We had a blast! Fun turns and 360 degree spins! You will get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank fezgem
Reviewed August 30, 2018

You will get wet. It is surprising how maneuverable this 25 ton vessel can be. Our Captain Nicholas (not sure on spelling) was funny and informative. Even on the short 1 hour tour you can learn a lot about Portland. Based on my experience I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Evan S
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We had a great time on the Willamette Jet Boats. Captain Nicholas was great! He is funny and informative. We saw several different types of birds as well as their nests, learned about some of the history of the Willamette river as well as some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank smurfette718
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We had our work outing with Willamette Jetboat Excursions and Captain Nick. The ride was very thrilling and educational. Captain Nick was hilarious and kept us entertained the whole time and a lot of the time on the edge of our seats! He was very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EKL86
Reviewed August 28, 2018

After seeing the jetboats on the river for years, I finally got to go out on them with my coworkers. Captain Nick was fun and very knowledgeable. I found myself not just enjoying the ride, but learned a few new things and found myself laughing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 007platypus
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Recently our company held a managers team building event and Captain Nick was amazing. Funny, witty and entertaining. The tour was a lot of fun as well has learning some interesting fun facts throughout the day. Thanks Nick!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trevor B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I enjoyed Captain Nick's dad jokes as he spun us around on the V8 turbo beast. Be prepared to be drenched and wear proper attire and not jeans and t-shirt like me. I was wet, but not cold as it was perfect weather to get...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank outdoorPDX
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Went for a cruise and had the best time with my work family and had the best time! Captain Nick was very knowledgeable about the sites, great driver and sooo soooooo funny. Definitely would recommend bringing a dry bag or leaving your valuables home for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Claudia K
January 10, 2019|
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Response from Ganesha2U | Reviewed this property |
No. The blankets with becomes soaked. Honestly I would only do this on avery hot day-Or while wearing waterproof & warm warm Gortex jacket & pants.
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15calebv
October 5, 2018|
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Response from RhettL905 | Reviewed this property |
No. The circular motion not good for young kids.
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pfrede352804
July 15, 2018|
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Response from Bev B | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of a specific company that supplies the tour without the wet. However, there are tons of boats and private parties that can do that. Just a matter of searching for them. Lots dont do it due to liability... More
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