Portland Spirit Cruises

Salmon Springs Dock

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Live bands and sweeping views create a relaxing yet celebratory way to end the workweek; sightseeing cruises include captain’s narration

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Promotional value expires Sep 27, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Not valid for upgrades. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $17 for a two-hour sightseeing cruise, valid Monday–Thursday ($34 value)
  • $17 for a two-hour Friday Early Escape concert cruise ($34 value)

In the two-hour sightseeing cruise, passengers gently glide up and down the river, with highlights called out thanks to the captain’s narration. Guests may hear curious trivia about Ross Island or learn more about Portland's bridges and unique riverside homes.

From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., guests embark on an aquatic jaunt around downtown Portland during the Friday Early Escape cruise as live bands perform signature tunes. During the performances, participants can swill sips from three full bars or snack from a barbecue plate for an additional cost.

Portland Spirit Cruises

With the Columbia and Willamette Rivers in its backyard and Mount Hood rising from behind a sweeping skyline, Portland boasts stunning views. Determined to give their customers front-row perches to these vistas is Portland Spirit, which launches a cache of brunch, lunch, dinner, and sightseeing cruises that put the city in the forefront.

With a quintet of vessels—Portland Spirit, Williamette Star, Crystal Dolphin, Explorer, and Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler—and myriad private events for guests, Portland Spirit Cruises also customize jaunts for any occasion. The company also operates a trio of terrestrial venues in Marine Park: the Terrace at Thunder Island, the Gorge Pavilion, and Locks Waterfront Grill.

Customer Reviews

Very relaxing, but wear warm clothes.
Falon J. · October 3, 2014
Fun day!
Sandra M. · September 30, 2014
get there early so you can get a good seat! It gets pretty crowded.
Daniela M. · September 30, 2014
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    Salmon Springs Dock

    Tom McCall Waterfront Park

    Portland, OR 97204


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