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Address: 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214-3356
Phone Number: +1 888-538-2628
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A great trip

You will get wet but this was a great trip up the river. Informative and fun. Plenty to see and a fun ride

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
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South of England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

You will get wet but this was a great trip up the river. Informative and fun. Plenty to see and a fun ride

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Corvallis, Oregon
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Yes. You get wet. Don't even think that you won't. That's part of the fun! Fast and slow portions of the tour change it up nicely. Good narration and navigation by Capt. Crunch. Learned a lot about Portland bridges, hydroelectric power, local history, fancy real estate, etc. Try to go on a nice, hot, sunny day. Makes the breeze and... More 

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California
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106 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

While visiting family...decided to take this tour. I really think that for the money this is a must do, if you come to Portland. It is a history lesson and thrill ride all wrapped into one! Our driver was really funny and nice and made sure there was a wet time had by all! Saw some people dressed in almost... More 

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Oak View, California
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We went on the two hour trip. Doug was our guide. He did a really great job. Very informative and lots of fun. Did not get soaked but a good idea is to wear something waterproof. Loved all the bridges and their history.

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Colorado
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41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This was the most fun we have had in a long while. Although a little nervous at first, as soon as we got started we felt comfortable. I don't know the name of the driver but he was fun, informative, and handled the craft with experience. There were 4 adults (2 were seniors) and 2 kids in our group, we... More 

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Hood River, Oregon
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

So much fun!! You will get wet, though, so be prepared! Or not! Jet boat ride up and down the Willamette River with a super fun guide who's name is Caption Crunch. He was full of jokes and told the history of the Willamette and the many bridges we skirted under. We spun, we plunged, we darted. Highlight of the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

History, scenery, cold spray on a hot day, 360 degree turns like a carnival ride - this is a great excursion for a group of mixed ages. Our guide was knowledgeable about the river and the towns on either side. I particularly enjoyed seeing the old mills from river level. One of the best things to do on a warm... More 

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Torrance, California
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

What a great time with my family, two boys 15 / 18 rode the boat at 4 pm yesterday . Our guide Cory was fabulous and the ride was so fun . It was entertaining , fast , WET , and a great time . A great value

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San Diego, California
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was super fun. I highly recommend it. Our captain ,Tomas was great, informative and funny. The 360 spins were a blast. We went on the two hour tour . You will get wet ,but if you sit in the back , not so much.

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Really fun time with a fun crew. See a lot of history on the river and understand the history of Portland. You will have fun and get wet!

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