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Portland Sightseeing Portland Sightseeing Offered Year-Round

Hop on any cruise without a meal!
Adult Price From $40

Children $25
Infants Free

Prices do not include tax, fees or optional upgrades. Group discounts available for 10+ persons; please contact 503-224-3900 or

  • This is a Non-Smoking Vessel
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • No Reserved Seating

Wheelchairs are able to come aboard the enclosed lower deck — please notify us when booking. Stairs are required to venture to the outer decks.

Take in the sights from a different perspective. Join one of our lunch, brunch or dinner cruises for some sightseeing on our observation deck (no meal included). Or, take advantage of our afternoon sightseeing-specific cruises in the summer with access to the entire boat! Sightseeing cruises travel from Portland to Waverly Country Club and have access to a full-service bar and appetizers on board. Visitors and locals alike will learn interesting tidbits from the narration available on the outer decks, featuring the history and culture of Portland from the river’s perspective.


Year-Round Sightseeing Year-Round Sightseeing

No meal included. Indoor seating not guaranteed. Please dress for weather.

11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Adult $40 | Child $25

Infants Free

7 pm – 9:30 pm
Adult $50 | Child $25

Infants Free

Heart of Portland Sightseeing Heart of Portland Sightseeing

Cruise through happy hour with a dedicated sightseeing cruise with access to the entire boat! Full service bar and bistro menu available for purchase.

Monday – Saturday in July & August
Saturdays only in September

3:30 pm – 5 pm
Adults $40 | Child $25

Infants Free

What's Included What's Included

included 1.5-hour cruise on the Willamette River (cruise length may vary depending on sightseeing cruise selected)

included Narration of the sights available on outer decks on all cruises. The Heart of Portland cruises play the narration on all levels of the vessel.

not included No meal served (drinks & appetizers can be purchased at the bar)


  • We have a casual dress code on sightseeing cruises.
  • We cannot guarantee indoor seating on sightseeing cruises; please dress warm during the winter/spring months as the top deck is not heated.
  • Outside food and beverages are not permitted on any Portland Spirit cruise.
  • The bow and observation deck are only accessible via stairs; the Willamette (1st) Deck is accessible via ramp, but is fully enclosed.


Departure Information Departure Information

We have two docks: Salmon Springs in downtown Portland and Caruthers Landing in SE Portland. Most cruises will board the Portland Spirit at Salmon Springs Dock, but boarding location and vessel are subject to change. Departure points are indicated during checkout or refer to your booking confirmation. If you have a question regarding your boarding location, please call our office during regular business hours.

Salmon Springs Dock: 1010 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204
Caruthers Dock: 110 SE Caruthers St. Portland OR 97214

No cancellations, unless refundable ticket option is purchased at time of booking.
Vessel and boarding location are subject to change.


Length 150 feet
Beam 32 feet
Draft 7.6 feet
Displacement 360 tons
Cruising Speed 8 knots
Top Speed 13 knots
Engines (2) Caterpillar Model C-18, Diesel