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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 and Willamette River tour near Portland, OR

Wow, these boats go fast! Yes, you will get wet but not too bad and the tour guide is funny and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rhett L
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Los Altos, California, United States
Captain Tom will get you wet!

This was our 4th trip and Captain Tom was the best. We did things with him that we never done... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JERRY G
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1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214-3356
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow, these boats go fast! Yes, you will get wet but not too bad and the tour guide is funny and you visit cool areas on the Willamette river where they teach you a lot about history as well as see some cool bald eagles,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our 4th trip and Captain Tom was the best. We did things with him that we never done before. We did a bunch of turns and spins like never before. We had the best time with Captain Tom.

1  Thank JERRY G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our guide Thomas was fantastic. We had so much fun. We definitely recommend this awesome experience!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Could not imagine having more fun! An amazing mix with excitement and water as well as history of Portland. my kids are saying “that was awesome” and they all want to come back and do it again

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a hot sweaty day while we waited to board. But once we got on the boat and on the river it was nothing but cool winds, refreshing splashes and loads of fun. We did the 1 hour as we had a 7 year...More

1  Thank Diane M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great way to see the Willamette River. My teenage sons (13 & 15) and I really enjoyed the ride. Our captain was fun and informative. It was a little hard to hear him at times but we got the idea. Saw some...More

1  Thank NDJeep
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have actually been on this excursion several times over the last 5 years. Each time, you learn something new, and it tends to be a lot of laughs and an overall, great experience. I will say that it can vary, depending on who your...More

2  Thank meme l
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took out of town guests on this and it was a total blast! 2 hours of the best introduction of Portland and the local area. Plan on getting wet, that is the best part. It is informational, gossipy, and a full on fun. Other people...More

1  Thank Bev B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a family group spanning 3 generations and including 4 children ages 3, 5, 5, and 7. We didn't know for sure how the kids would do, but we were optimistic as they generally love an adventure, and 3 of them had previous boating...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Thomas took us on a crazy, fun thrilling ride. He was loads of fun. I didn’t expect to learn anything but he shared information about the history of the river throughout the two hour trip. And Thomas ventured into areas they say are prohibited...More

3  Thank suzysuzzer
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16 July 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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9 July 2018|
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Response from Deb M | Property representative |
You can make reservations over the phone with us by calling our office at 503.231.1532 or 888.538.2628, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily. Or you can make reservations anytime online through our website. We strongly recommend... More
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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.
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