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Portland Spirit River Cruises

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Address: 110 Southeast Caruthers Street, 5530 NE 60 Ave, Portland, OR 97214
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US$175.00*
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Small-Group Portland City Driving Tour and Willamette River Lunch Cruise
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Champagne Birthday Brunch

Took the cruise this past weekend with family for moms birthday. Food was pretty good and they were generous with refilling the champagne flute. Friendly service and we even had a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the cruise this past weekend with family for moms birthday. Food was pretty good and they were generous with refilling the champagne flute. Friendly service and we even had a break in the rain and able to spend some time on the outer deck. Kind of a fun thing to do for something different. Nice views!

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you so much for cruising with us and for posting your review. So glad to hear you had a great time celebrating moms birthday. The brunch is one of my favorite cruises. Thank you once more for your review and we hop to have you cruises with us again sometime. More 

Portland, Oregon
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50 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Like on a sea cruise, first they snap a photo of you beside the boat before you board. You can purchase it later if you choose to. I took my sister on this cruise when she visited and also went on the champaigne brunch cruise with my family. The food was good! The decor of the boat could be updated... More 

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us and for posting your review. So glad to hear you enjoyed the Champagne Brunch Cruise. It is one of my personal favorites. We appreciate feedback such as you have provided and we will be sure to share this with our management & service staff. we do actually have a few party cruises. On Saturdays... More 

Marina del Rey, California
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59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The food was good, the scenery very nice and the service acceptable. The entire narrative talked more about floods than anything else. Worth the price.

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us and for posting your review. We appreciate feedback and we will be sure to share this with our management & service staff. Thanks once more and we hope to have you cruise with us again sometime. More 

Washington
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450 reviews
154 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We have done luncheon and dinner cruises with Portland Spirit a few times and have always enjoyed the cruise and food. This year we took the Christmas dinner cruise and it was best of all. The holiday lights along the route were nice, but the buffet dinner was nothing short of superb. I was with a group of several people... More 

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us and for posting your review. So wonderful to hear how you enjoyed the Christmas Buffet. We appreciate feedback and we will be sure to share your review with our management & service staff. Thank you once more for your review and we look forward to having your cruise with us again in the future. More 

Silverton, Oregon, United States
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Taking a quiet cruise on a December cold day down the Willamette with people you love-does it get any better? Only when Captain Tom lets two of your party "drive" the ship! The food was fine-not great-but the experience was wonderful. A great memory making experience!

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us and for posting your review. So great to hear you enjoyed the cruise. We appreciate feedback and will be sure to share this with our management & service staff. Captain Tom is quite fantastic! Thank you once more for your review and we hope to have you cruise with us again sometime. More 

Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great time, it was a bit chilly inside so dress in layers. Food was tasty, service was friendly and attentive. And of course the river scenary was so pretty.

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us and for posting your review. We appreciate the feedback and will be sure to share this with our management & service staff. Thank you once more and Happy Holidays. More 

North Salt Lake, Utah
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352 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I took two cruises while in Portland, One was an evening cruise on the Spirit with a business group. The Steelhead dinner was delicious, much better than I would have expected from a mass service cruise. It was fun to see all the lights in the windows as people were preparing for Christmas, The other cruise was on the Columbia... More 

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us and for posting your reviews. We are so pleased to hear how you enjoyed the cruises and cuisine. We will be sure to share this with our management & galley staff. Each vessel has it's own complete galley on board so all the meals are prepared fresh. Sorry to hear about the near confusion... More 

Glide, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Cinnamon Bear and Dragon need a good bath. Fun for little ones but honestly, clean up the characters.

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us and for posting your review. We appreciate your statements in regards to our costumed characters. A considerable amount of time & man power is put into the care, cleaning and maintenance of the vessel, settings, props and costumes to ensure the best experience for our guests during the Cinnamon Bear cruise. That being said,... More 

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107 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We had a company party on this boat. It was great. Friendly service. Good was great. Portion on the rack of lamb was a bit on the small side but definitely good. We had a great time. Floating dinner. At night we saw a few things not much, but then again we had open bar and photo booth so we... More 

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us and for posting your review. So glad to hear you enjoyed our cruise & cuisine. We appreciate feedback and will be sure to share this with our management and service staff. Thank you once more for your review and we hope to have you cruise with us again sometime. More 

Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Took this cruise with my daughter, son-in- law, and their two year old. Had a great lunch. Son-in-law very impressed. We had already eaten, because I didn't know it included lunch. What a great surprise. We all loved it and the waitress was very nice. Learned a lot from the captain about the area. My granddaughter talked about the boat... More 

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Portland S, Marketing Manager at Portland Spirit River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you so much for cruising with us and posting your review. So nice to hear you had an enjoyable trip and we made good impressions on your family. We appreciate your feedback and will be sure to share your review with our management & service staff. Thank you once more for your review and kind words. We do hope... More 

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