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Groups and Private Charters on Water

Private Charters

Our boats provide a fusion of breathtaking scenery, freshly prepared Northwest cuisine and exceptional service to create an unforgettable experience for your guests. With a selection of four yachts to choose from that accommodate a wide variety of party sizes, look no further for your perfect event venue! Your dedicated event planner will arrange all of the details to make your company event, ceremony or special occasion one of a kind.


Enjoy These Amenities with Your Private Cruise:

• Your choice of four vessels accommodating 20-340+ guests (see boat details below)

• 2-hour daytime cruise or 2 ½ hour evening cruise

• 15-30 minutes of boarding time (depending on the vessel) from Caruthers Landing in SE Portland, which includes complimentary parking

• Your choice of Pacific NW cuisine (buffet, plated or heavy hors d'oeuvres) and a full service bar

• An event planner, captain, cruise director, galley and service staff

• Boat wide sound system and microphone

• Tables, chairs, white linens, china, glassware and flatware


Request More Info

Or, contact our friendly sales team at 503-224-3900 or sales@portlandspirit.com.


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Our Venues

The Portland Spirit Vessel

Portland Spirit

Maximum Capacity: 499

Plated Seating Capacity: 340

Charter Fee: Starts at $3,000 (exact price depends on the season, day of the week and time of day; food, beverage and gratuity are additional; excludes a $400 landing fee)

This yacht combines the classic nautical experience with a fine dining atmosphere. Two levels are fully enclosed and climate controlled, each with a sound system, 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

Maximum Capacity: 144

Plated Seating Capacity: 100

Charter Fee: Starts at $2,000 (exact price depends on the season, day of the week and time of day; food, beverage and gratuity are additional; excludes a $300 landing fee)

Elegance and old world style are custom built into the Willamette Star with its warm cherry wood interior and 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

Maximum Capacity: 120

Plated Seating Capacity: 50

Charter Fee: Starts at $1,500 (exact price depends on the season, day of the week and time of day; food, beverage and gratuity are additional; excludes a $300 landing fee)

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, full service bar, outdoor viewing decks and sound system.


The Columbia Gorge Sterwheeler Vessel

Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler

Maximum Capacity: 499

Plated Seating Capacity: 200

Charter Fee: Starts at $2,000 (exact price depends on the season, day of the week and time of day; food, beverage and gratuity are additional; excludes a $400 landing fee)

Location: Cascade Locks (May - October) or Portland (November - April)

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 Explorer Jetboat

Explorer Jetboat

Maximum Capacity: 35

Charter Fee: Starts at $1,600 (exact price depends on season; excludes a $150 landing fee)

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 at speeds up to 45 miles per hour.



Testimonials

"From formal to informal events nothing is spared to provide a fabulous, unforgettable experience."

Edith Smith
Intel Corporation

"We appreciate all the extra efforts and for providing the quality dinner cruise that has become synonymous with Portland Spirit."

Carole Breck
Ewe-Me & Co.

"From my first phone call, I felt we were in good hands.  Our cruise was a definite 'hit'.  You will see us again in the not too distant future."

Carolyn Stewardson
Intel Corporation

"It was our dream to celebrate our wedding on the water and we are so happy we did.  With all the help from the staff it turned out to be an unforgettable day."

Wade and Sonja DeWitt

"Thank you very much for helping us plan a wonderful evening on the Willamette River.  As newcomers in the Portland area we definitely were able to see Portland in its finest!  We will be sure to recommend your services to all that inquire and do hope to have the opportunity to work with you again in the near future."

Tanya Lipsher
Bowne of Palo Alto

"My wife and I thank you very much for your company's help with our 50th wedding anniversary dinner cruise.  It was a super way of getting our friends together."

The Gundersons

"I wanted to take a moment and personally thank each of you for the wonderful cruise you provided our group . . . everyone had plenty to eat, I stayed within my budget, and the food was delicious.  I received a lot of praise and appreciation from our management team and the attendees for pulling together such a fun event.  It was your expertise and attitudes, however, that made this event so easy and so much fun."

Vicki DeWolf
CH2M HILL

" .  . the entire evening was spectacular.  Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the fine dinner, excellent accommodations and professional staff.  It will leave lasting memories."

Grant A. Allen
The Southland group



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