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Willamette Jetboat Excursions

1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214-3356
+1 888-538-2628
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Great fun

The boat ride was fun. We definitely got wet. Sit towards center of boat to get a little less wet... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Great River, New York
Yeah.. You'll get soaked happily :)

Captain Thomas took us on the most exciting two-hours tour on the Willamette River. It is a mix... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Cairo, Egypt
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1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214-3356
+1 888-538-2628

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The boat ride was fun. We definitely got wet. Sit towards center of boat to get a little less wet! Boat captain very informative and entertaining.

Thank LenoreL629
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Captain Thomas took us on the most exciting two-hours tour on the Willamette River. It is a mix between adventure and history in an interesting way. The jet boat is capable of speeding up to 50 mile per hour and do 360° spin at high...More

Thank m0khm0kh
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I did this company's "1 hour downtown bridge and harbor tour - bridges, shipyards, and Portland waterfront," and I found it to be fantastic! The price was right, I loved the guide's corny jokes, and man....we got soaked on a hot summer day while really...More

Thank Erica I
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This boat tour was the best!!! I mean really, most boat tours are slow and easy. Not this one! Our captain purposely sped up, slammed on the brakes, went sideways-all ways for us to get wet! It was so much fun. Plus we got to...More

1  Thank Emmanuel B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Portland local on the 2 hour scenic tour for the first time. Great boat pilot delivering details on local history and seeing some sites only accessible from the river. Seeing the river at the bottom of the Willamette Falls was amazing!

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Our guide, Doug, was a great tour guide. The ride itself was totally fun. Make sure you take the 2 hour cruise. It is well worth it. But, you must bring some sort of water PROOF clothing or swimwear because you WILL get soaked!!! Trust...More

Thank F976XZalexd
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The BEST DAY EVER!!! Wow wow wow!! Talk about heart-stopping fun! I never knew the Port of Portland was so cool! We saw ships from all over the world. Military ships. Top secret military areas on Swan Island. Barges being built. Ships being repaired. We...More

1  Thank Sheryl E
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Checked off my Portland bucket list, this ride is tons of fun, I totally recommend it. It was a great idea for my fiance's birthday and we even made some new friends! Captain Thomas kept us laughing and Woo'ing! We'll definitely be back!

Thank Minerva B
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Just the right balance of thrills and history. You WILL get wet! You WILL have fun! We sat towards the back where it was a little drier and smoother. Took my phone and it wasn't an issue. The boat travels up to 50 mph and...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Captain Thomas took us on the most wonderfully fun and exciting jet boat tour on the Willamette River. We start at OMSI and travel up river for a bit, then all the way down to the Falls. Really interesting as well as a Great Thrill....More

Thank pakkat
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Kelly E
22 July 2015|
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Response from Deb M | Property representative |
Dogs are not allowed on this trip unless they are an ADA Service dog.
9 July 2015|
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Response from 2013jma | Reviewed this property |
They kids wear life jackets. Do not let them sit on the outside seat.