This year consider combining the ultimate in fun with a great opportunity to learn about Oregon’s most important and diverse waterway. See historic sights and experience firsthand how the river has played a key role in Portland’s past and present!
Our excursions have become the highlight for thousands of students each year. Willamette Jetboats is offering the opportunity to experience the Willamette River at a special discount rate.
Our safe and adventurous jetboats will share more of the Willamette River than ever before possible. And our experienced USCG certified river pilots will make this an exciting and educational ride for all! We provide Coast Guard approved lifejackets for all passengers.
Choose between the two adventures below and provide the ultimate in learning and fun. Each excursion is fully narrated including stories about the river, wildlife, fun facts, and historic sites, plus all excursions include the fun and splash found only on Willamette Jetboat!
2 HOUR SCENIC EXCURSION:
Explore downtown’s waterfront, highlighting Portland’s bridges. Jet upriver through Dunthorpe and Lake Oswego, home to elite mansions and elegant riverfront homes. Experience Willamette Falls, a forty foot waterfall cascading onto the rocks below. All along the way, your USCG certified pilot will share stories and history about wildlife, Indians, Lewis & Clark, early pioneers and more. Over 30 miles of education and fun!
1 HOUR BRIDGES AND MARITIME DISCOVERY:
Jet along Portland’s waterfront to Swan Island and Portland’s premier ship repair facility. Get so close to giant cargo ships you can almost touch them! Learn about some of the most unique bridges in the world, Lewis & Clark, dry docks, barge building, and maritime history too!
School trips and private excursions start early May. Groups up to 170 passengers can be accommodated at one time with options for larger groups also available. Making reservations as soon as possible is highly recommended as this adventure is very popular and dates in May and June fill up quickly. For questions and to make reservations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us today at 503-231-1532, 1-888-JETBOAT (538-2628).
Boarding from OMSI by the USS Blueback Submarine.
2013 School Group Prices are
available on the following dates:
April 29th – June 21st (Monday – Friday)
September 3rd – September 27th (Monday – Friday)
Grade Levels K-12
2 Hour Excursion Students: $14 Adults: $23
1 Hour Excursions Students: $10 Adults: $16
1 Teacher per 25 students rides for free!
Important School Group Policies:
Minimum of 25 per school group. Max capacity of each boat is 60 passengers. If your group will have more than 60 passengers, we require a guarantee of 85 passengers to bring in a second boat. If your group will have more than 120 passengers, we require a guarantee of 145 passengers to bring in a third boat.
A 25% deposit is due 30 days prior to departure in the form of cash, business check, or credit card. We accept Visa, MC or Discover. WE DO NOT ACCEPT PURCHASE ORDERS.
The 25% deposit must be received no later than 30 days prior to departure or your reservation will not be guaranteed.
Final group count (increase or reduction in numbers) must be called in no later than 24 hours prior to departure.
Please be prepared with the following information:
- Contact Phone
- Mailing address
- Number of adults
- Numbers of children
- Type of trip
Please contact Deb Moos at email@example.com or 503.231.1532 or 888.538.2628.