COVID-19 Statement - updated August 24th, 2020
The health and safety of our guests and staff will always be our number one priority. We will continue to meet or exceed the OHA guidelines and react swiftly to situations should they arise. Our vessels, cruises, restaruants in Portland and Cascade Locks are now open with continued rigorous attention to every operational mandate.
Portland Spirit River Cruises offers our most sincere thanks to our guests. We will continue to work hard to be a credit to our community. See you on the river.
Updates and Cancellations
- All Portland cruises will be departing from our location at SE Caruthers Landing through November due to protests taking place near our Salmon Street boarding location.
- 7 Wonders of the Gorge Cruises have been cancelled for 2020
- All Jet-boat cruises have been cancelled for 2020
- Flashback Dance Cruises have been cancelled until further notice
- Cinnamon Bear Cruises have been cancelled for 2020
- Fall Astoria one-way has been cancelled
What we ask of our customers:
·Please do not come to dine with us if you have any symptoms of COVID-19, have been caring for or in contact with someone with COVID symptoms, or have any reason to believe you may have been exposed to the virus (cough, shortness of breath / difficulty breathing, fever or chills, muscle pains, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell)
·We are unable to seat more than 10 people at a table
·Maintain social distance of 6 feet from other guests and staff as much as possible
·Wash hands as often as reasonably possible, use hand sanitizer at other times
·Avoid touching things that are not necessary to touch
·Be understanding of delays that may occur due to necessary precautions
·Face masks or coverings are required for all customers. This includes boarding, disembarking and anytime an individual is away from their private table
What we are doing to ensure passenger safety:
·Staff will not come to work if they have any symptoms of COVID-19, have been caring for or in contact with someone with COVID symptoms, or have any reason to believe they have been exposed to the virus
·Wear masks at all times
·Wear gloves whenever handling dining utensils such as silverware, napkins, plates, or glassware
·Wash hands thoroughly (30 seconds) as often as possible.
·Maintain effective communication to ensure high-traffic areas are being sanitized regularly
·Wash hands and change gloves between different tasks (sanitizing, handling food, taking payment, etc.)
·Posted signage with information regarding social distancing
·Reduced capacity by 50% on all cruises
·Tables are spaced a minimum of 6 feet apart
Dennis Corwin, General Manager
Visit the following websites for more information on COVID-19.
CDC · Multnomah County · Oregon Health Authority
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