Hop aboard the Portland Spirit and take in the sights of downtown Portland, Oregon, from the Willamette River. Enjoy access to the entire boat. Grab a drink and snack from the bar, then head to the outer decks for views of iconic bridges, floating homes, the Waverly Country Club, and more. This Portland Spirit cruise makes a great happy-hour date!
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The Heart of Portland cruise departs from Salmon Springs Dock at 1010 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204.
The Heart of Portland Sightseeing Cruise is available Monday through Saturday in July and August, and on Saturdays in September. It usually departs during Happy Hour and runs from 3:30PM - 5:00PM.
The cruise lasts for approximately 1.5 hours. Boarding time is 30 minutes prior to departure.
Paid parking is available. Salmon Springs parking recommendations include the World Trade Center parking garage, Smart Park Lots, and U-Park Parking Lot. Street parking may also be available.
The Heart of Portland Sightseeing Cruise has a casual dress code. High-heeled shoes are not recommended. Instead, opt for solid, non-slip footwear, as you will be in a marine environment. Consider wearing layered clothing, as the climate on the Willamette River can be unpredictable, and indoor seating is not guaranteed. Be sure to bring a jacket, even in the summer, as it can be cooler on the water.
Yes, children are more than welcome to join.
This Portland Spirit cruise is wheelchair accessible on the lower decks with certain restrictions. The boat can accommodate standard-sized manual wheelchairs; the width of the ramp to the boat entrance is 25.5 inches. If you have questions regarding access requirements, please call the number on your e-ticket.
Yes, this tour has lots of great photo opportunities.
Yes, there is a full service bar and bistro menu available onboard for appetizer and drink purchases.
Unfortunately, the vessels are coast guard regulated, and dogs/pets are not allowed on board. Only service dogs trained to perform tasks that assist disabled people will be permitted on the boat.
The cruise will depart from the docks rain or shine. There are two interior climate controlled decks as well as a covered top deck for exterior viewing so you will be guaranteed safe and dry during the trip.