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Portland family and employee-owned since 1994 Portland family and employee-owned since 1994

Portland Spirit offers year-round dining and sightseeing cruises from Portland, Oregon and seasonal cruises in the Columbia River Gorge from Cascade Locks, Oregon. Operating a fleet of five boats for public and private events, Portland Spirit provides local cuisine prepared fresh on board every day. 

Portland River Cruises Portland River Cruises

Hop aboard the Portland Spirit for a memorable river experience, departing from Downtown Portland. See the city in a whole new light as you travel up river from the city center to the historic Milwaukie Waterfront. Cruises are about 2 hours long and we operate all year-round!

Take a relaxing cruise on the Columbia River aboard an authentic paddlewheel replica built to historic specifications. The Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler departs from Cascade Locks May through October annually. 

Bigfoot Cruises Bigfoot Cruises

Explore history and lore of Bigfoot while exploring 80 miles of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers from Portland to Multnomah Falls aboard the Explorer high speed boat. This tour includes narration from Cliff Barackman, star of Animal Planet‘s “Finding Bigfoot.” 

Groups Groups

Portland Spirit offers group discounts on most of our public cruises. Choose from a brunch, lunch, dinner or sightseeing cruise and receive a discount for 10 or more people and much more. 

Vessels Vessels

Look no further for your perfect event venue! Our boats provide a fusion of breathtaking scenery, Northwest cuisine and exceptional service to create an unforgettable experience.

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Dine with us and enjoy the Northwest culinary creations of our executive chef made to order during your cruise. Our dining cruises feature fresh local Northwest ingredients and a full service bar.

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