Portland Spirit | Dinner Cruises | Lunch and Brunch Cruises | Weddings | Willamette and Columbia River

"Bigfoot Cruise" Exploration

Visit the Bigfoot Cruise Home Page→

Spectacular Vistas. Thrilling Ride.

Explore history and lore of Bigfoot over the Willamette and Columbia Rivers aboard the Explorer high speed boat from Portland through the Heart Of The Gorge, covering over 120 miles. From the beauty of the Willamette Valley and Portland Skyline, through the port of Portland, into the epic Columbia Gorge, and through the locks at Bonneville Dam, this fully narrated tour of the Legend of Bigfoot and the region aboard the Explorer on this exhilarating, informative journey. At the halfway point of the journey in Cascade Locks, enjoy a relaxing lunch at Locks Waterfront Grill before the return-trip to Portland.

View an interactive map of the Bigfoot Cruise Exploration route.

Daily June-September
Boarding at 8:15am cruising 8:30am-3:30pm

Pricing from $98 per passenger

Prices do not include taxes, landing fees, and any other applicable charges

Book Bigfoot Cruise

Portland City Tour Cruise

See the City Of Bridges from a whole new view.

Portland Spirit's Exporer staff will guide you on this river tour of Portland’s famous bridges. Travel from the St. John’s to the Sellwood Bridge while enjoying the colorful history of Portland’s ten landmark crossings -- each spanning the beautiful Willamette River and a new chapter in bridge engineering and design.

Daily June-September
Boarding at 4:15pm, cruising 4:30pm-5:45pm
July-August Boarding 5:45pm, cruising 6:00pm-7:15pm

ALl Passengers from $34

Prices do not include taxes, landing fees, and any other applicable charges

Book a Sightseeing Cruise

Christmas Ships Cruises

2018 marks the 65th year for the Christmas Ship Parade on the Columbia and Willamette Rivers in Portland, Oregon. The Christmas Ship Fleet cruises between both rivers offering the Portland area thrilling Christmas time parades. The Portland tradition that started with one decorated boat it a volunteer organization. The privately owned vessels come from Portland, Vancouver, McMinnville, Salem and Hood River areas. Some of the ships owners have been part of Christmas tradition for more than 30 years with many being part of the fleets for over 20 years. Join Portland Spirit to make this your holiday tradition!

Explorer "Sleigh Rides on the Water"

Be a part of the parade! This hour and a half cruise complete with hot chocolate, cookies and plenty of blankets for all, will take you up close to Portland's Christmas Ship parade.
December 5th-7th, 12th-14th, 18th-20th
December 15th
December 16th

Starting from $40/person
$36/person for groups of 15 or more passengers

Reviews    Contact Us    Site Map    Jobs    Privacy

Facebook   Twitter   Pinterest

locally owned and operated since 1994; ©2019 American Waterways, Inc. in Portland, Oregon