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2.5-Hour Dinner Cruise Through Downtown Portland

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2.5-Hour Dinner Cruise Through Downtown Portland

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Whether you want to relax after a long day of sightseeing or need to unwind at the end of your workweek, a sunset dinner cruise along the Willamette River is sure to do the trick. The journey offers spectacular views of the Portland skyline and city’s main landmarks. Listen to live music while you enjoy a freshly cooked Pacific Northwest meal.
  • Eat a dinner prepared with local ingredients
  • Relax as you cruise down the Willamette River
  • See Portland from a unique perspective
  • Enjoy live entertainment while you dine
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Three Course Dinner with Dessert
Captain's Narration on outer decks
Live piano entertainment
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Appetizers (available for purchase)
Souvenir photo

Departure Point

110 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR 97214, USA

This is the standard pickup location. please call to ensure this is your pickup location.

Departure Time

7:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants are free
  • Gluten Free options available
  • Vegan Options available
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 280 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Portland Spirit Cruises & Events
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during 2.5-Hour Dinner Cruise Through Downtown Portland?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by 2.5-Hour Dinner Cruise Through Downtown Portland.
What is the policy on sanitization during 2.5-Hour Dinner Cruise Through Downtown Portland?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by 2.5-Hour Dinner Cruise Through Downtown Portland.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 2.5-Hour Dinner Cruise Through Downtown Portland?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by 2.5-Hour Dinner Cruise Through Downtown Portland.

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Traveler Tips

  • "When you arrive you take a picture you can purchase later on and then walk in to be walked to your table where some menus are waiting such as the drink and dinner menu." See review
  • "The timing is perfect as you enjoy your meal along the river and return to the city as the lights come up." See review


92 Reviews

Reviews by Viator travelers

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We had a very memorable experience
, Jan 2022
My friend and I both, throughly enjoyed our selves. The experience lasted 2.5 hours. It was a very memorable experience. I would recommend to everyone, to give it a try, you will not regret it.
Nobody at location so we missed it
, Dec 2021
When we arrived to the location provided it was just a random spot on the grass and nobody was there to take us to the ship. I paid 220 and was there on time and didn’t even get to go I will be reaching out for a refund because there was nobody at the location provided when we got there and we waited and saw nobody at the random spot in the grass (where the location took us) so we missed out on the whole date and had to go find another place
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
Thanks for booking a cruise with us on Viator. That sounds like a frustrating experience and we're sorry you missed the cruise. Our cruise did occur as scheduled, so we're not sure what sent you to the wrong location (possibly Google telling you to go to our office instead of the dock in downtown Portland)? One of our customer service representatives will reach out to you to get to the bottom of what happen and will offer to host you on another dinner cruise. We hope to help get to the bottom of this and give you a great experience.
Wild ride
, Nov 2021
The view of downtown Portland Oregon awwwww Majestic…………..❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️💥 The Pianist was great as well as his back up singers 👩‍🎤👩‍🎤 Awesome
Moon River
, Nov 2021
Loved seeing the real estate on the river. It would’ve been better suited in the daylight but still magnificent! My only suggestion is to offer an age restricted cruise for a more romantic ambience. Kids running around can become annoying. Families should be able to ride, too, but perhaps offer both options?
Best Dinner Cruise
, Oct 2021
Very friendly staff. Matty, our waiter was the best! The food was good and the entire experience was awesome. Oregon is very beautiful and the dinner cruise gives you a great opportunity to enjoy!
not worth the cost
, Oct 2021
food was bad and not up to other sprit cruises limited entertainment paid more than online direct cost …………………………………………
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Thank you for cruising with us and for your feedback. We're disappointed that the food was not to your liking. Our menu is updated daily and prepared fresh onboard by our executive chef. We will share your feedback with our chef and the management team as we are always looking to improve and provide the best possible service to our guests. We hope you'll give us a second chance and join us again in the future.
Don’t make this your ‘special event’
, Sep 2021
I had an elderly relative visiting so issues about walking. Took her on this cruise. Nicer than I expect (though not cheap). A couple of problems though—the food included in ticket price was rubbish—having the option of meals would have been better (I paid additional for seafood, alcohol, etc). I won’t fo it again-almost everyone on the boat was a ‘special’ event—graduations, wedding proposal, anniversary, etc. ok but kinda lame
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Hello Rebecca, thank you for cruising with us, I am sorry you did not enjoy the meal portion of your cruise. I will pass your comments on to my galley manager. Pertaining to your comment about special occasions, we pride ourselves in being a destination for Portlanders to celebrate special times. I am not entirely sure why that is lame. I hope you decide to give us second chance in the future.
A very bad time
, Sep 2021
Fair food. After the cruise at about 9:30 pm we were set to call Lyft. My AP failed. We had no way to get back to our hotel. The captain said that he would take us. Then he had forgotten that he brought his two seater sports car and could not help us. He offered to call a taxy and that the gate would be locked at 11:00 pm. He called a taxy. It would come in 30 minutes. It was 10:00 pm then in a high homeless dark area. At 10:30 pm No taxy. We were considering calling 911. At 10:45 pm a white car came into the parking lot. My wife and I (both old seniors) flagged the car down thinking that it was the taxy. It was a couple of ladies enjoying the color of the bridges. They heard our story and gave us a lift to our hotel 1.5 miles away. Thank GOD for them. The cab company called us at our hotel at 11.02 pm asking if we still wanted the ride. This ship company does not give a damn about its customers. Their prices are outrageous.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Hello Ronald, it sounds like you are leaving a review for lyft and not for us. We understand that phone apps not working is frustrating. According to our captain, he did everything in his power to help including offering you a ride. I would recommend you plan ahead when you need transportation back to your hotel after the cruise.
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Enjoyable with average food
, Sep 2021
Food wasn’t great. Staff was very friendly and the cruise down the river and back was nice but no narration at all as to what you were seeing.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Hello, Andrew thank you for cruising with us, and thank you for taking the time to leave a review. The narration for our dinner cruise is played on the outer deck speakers so as not to disturb the dinner guests in their conversations. I will pass on your note about the food to my galley manager.
Nothing special
, Sep 2021
Pretty gimmicky. Food was ok. Staff was friendly. Cruise was nice and drink selectio was good. Not overcrowded.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
I am sorry you did not enjoy your cruise, please feel free to reach out to us with concerns, I do not see anything negative in this review so I am wondering what went wrong. 503-224-3900, we would be happy to talk about any negative experiences and what we could have done to improve for next time.

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