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Jul 23, 2018
“A great way to see Portland!”
Jun 11, 2017
“Better than owning a boat”
Experience the unique perspective of touring Portland from the Willamette River by booking an intimate tour on our classic wooden runabout.Our bookings are all private tours. It's what makes us unique! Your party will not be paired with other...more
Willamette Park, 800 SW Idaho St., Portland, OR
+1 503-701-6964
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Cruising on the Williamette River in a 1939 Chris Craft wooden boat with Capt. Seth is the ideal way to see Portland. We took the Bridge Tour and with Capt. Seth as our guide, learned about the history of each bridge and the communities we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Deb S
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Cpt Seth clearly loves Portland, the river, and beautiful wooden boats. He runs a great tour that gives a different view of the city and bridges.He's a wealth of knowledge. I recommend this for couples or small groups including families with children. Book ahead -...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed November 8, 2016

You've got to take a tour with Captain Seth! The old wooden boat is wonderful to be in, and Captain Seth knows his Portland history. Wonderful to be on the water, and a great summertime activity!

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank ewishan
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Besides being partly a thrill ride, the history learned from going down The Willamette river is fascinating. The ride is about two hours and you will not be bored. You will get wet however, and that is part of the fun.More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Seth V, Owner at Portland Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2016

Thanks for your kind words and 5 star review but I think you're reviewing the Willamette Jet Boat based on your comments. My 1939 Chris Craft is far from a thrill ride and folks typically don't get wet on our tours. Glad you had a...More

Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was a great way to get a different perspective on the city. We've been to Portland several times, but had never done any boating. The small boat makes it more personal and Seth's historical knowledge gives a real feel for Portland's story. It was...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

I too my 9 year old grandson. Captain Seth was wonderful with him. I especially enjoyed our tour of Ross Island, and getting inside the lagoon created by pulling out gravel. Already signed up for another trip in a couple of weeks!

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Katy R
Reviewed August 5, 2013

If you want to see a side of Portland from the water with interesting facts and beautiful scenery, this is the tour! Captain Seth was great with communication prior and after the trip and gave a wonderful narrated tour throughout the trip about Portland, it's...More

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Otter2
Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We had a really great boat ride. The captain knows tons about Portland history, the Willamette river & all of the bridges. There is no reason to pack into one of the big boats like sardines...when you can have your own personal tour for a...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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Drew C
May 15, 2018|
Response from Seth V | Property representative |
It depends when the wedding is but, sure, I’d love to help! Text or call 503-701-6964 with the details and I’ll see if we have availability for your event!
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Seth V | Property representative |
$79 per person. Children are free. These are all private tours. Find out more at PortlandBoatTours website.