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Better than owning a boat

Cpt Seth clearly loves Portland, the river, and beautiful wooden boats. He runs a great tour that... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Portland, Oregon
A lot of fun on the river

You've got to take a tour with Captain Seth! The old wooden boat is wonderful to be in, and... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Portland, Oregon
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11 Jun 2017
“Better than owning a boat”
8 Nov 2016
“A lot of fun on the river”
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 11 June 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

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Reviewed 8 November 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!

1  Thank ewishan
Reviewed 28 August 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

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Seth V, Owner at Portland Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 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 29 June 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

3  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 12 August 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!

1  Thank Katy R
Reviewed 5 August 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

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Reviewed 14 July 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

2  Thank SeattleCrazyhair
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Drew C
16 May 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!
28 August 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.