Group and Private Charters

The Portland Spirit Fleet

With a Portland Spirit event you will provide an unforgettable experience for your guests.

Our boats and venues provide the perfect fusion of breathtaking scenery, freshly prepared Northwest cuisine, and exceptional service.

Our 24 years of experience and well over 5,000 private events has made us a leader in the industry.

Your personal Sales Manager and dedicated Event Planner will arrange all of the details to make your company event, commitment ceremony, special occasion one of a kind.

Help me create my cruise

Or give our group sales staff a call at 503-224-3900

Customer Feedback

This was my 3rd cruise and it is amazing. Anytime a special visitor comes we take a cruise. - Sarah

Was an absolute great value. Enjoyed it immensely "A Must Do". Did dinner in Portland last year. Next year we want to take the jet boat. We will do it again we brought our mother from the Philippines and she loved it. - Gary

Wonderful "surprise" lunch trip our son surprised us with. - Robin

Great pictures, thank you. - Louie

You all are awesome, best night of my life. - Shawn

My girls had a fantastic time, they loved Captain Taffy and all of his silly questions. We look forward to more kid cruises like the Cinnamon Bear. - Daniel

The service was amazing made it a million times better than expected. - Kristy

Had an excellent time, food was great, and it was my first time. - Tyler

Food was wonderful(especially the beef medallions). It was such a relaxing cruise, entertainment was great - loved the table side magic. Waitress were great. You served good coffee and kept my cup full which is important to me. We have raved about it to our friends and family. - Edie

Our Venues

The Portland Spirit Vessel

Portland Spirit

Capacity: 499 — Plated Seating Capacity: 340
360 degree views: Lower Deck · Upper Deck · Outside Deck

This stylish yacht combines the classic nautical experience with a fine dining atmosphere. Two levels are fully enclosed and climate controlled, each with a sound system, baby grand piano, and full service beverage bar. A built-in marble dance floor is available on the Columbia deck and the top Starlight deck is an open-air viewing deck.

The Willamette Star Vessel

Willamette Star

Capacity: 144 — Plated Seating Capacity: 100
360 degree views: Lower Deck · Upper Deck · Outside Deck

Elegance and old world style are custom built into the Willamette Star with its warm cherry wood interior and beautiful brass accents. The Star has two enclosed and temperature controlled levels, a full service bar, two outdoor viewing decks and a sound system. The dining level includes a piano and built-in dance floor.

The Crystal Dolphin

Crystal Dolphin

Capacity: 120 — Plated Seating Capacity: 50
360 degree views: Lower Deck · Upper Deck · Outside Deck

This sleek and luxurious vessel provides exclusive river cruising and is the perfect venue for an hors d'oeuvre reception or smaller group. The Crystal Dolphin features two fully enclosed and climate controlled levels, a baby grand piano, full service bar, outdoor viewing decks, and sound system.

Columbia River
Cascade Locks, Oregon

The Columbia Gorge Sterwheeler Vessel

Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler

Capacity: 499 — Plated Seating Capacity: 200
Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler image gallery

Enjoy an authentic riverboat experience through the scenic Columbia River Gorge aboard this classic paddle wheel style boat. Two levels are fully enclosed and feature full service bars and a sound system. The top Starlight Deck is an open-air viewing deck.

The Locks Grill

Columbia Gorge Visitors Center

Capacity: 120

The Columbia Gorge Visitors Center is the perfect location for your special event, private parking lot, on site restaurant and waterfront patio with outdoor seating.

The Explorer Jetboat

Explorer

Capacity: 35

This exciting excursion vessel is a day-trippers delight. Equipped with padded bench seating, canopy, see-through side panels and a restroom, this vessel offers a variety of routes along the Willamette and Columbia rivers.