Water activity

Bigfoot Adventure 3.5-hour Jetboat Cruise

4.7 / 5

7 reviews

Activity provider: Portland Spirit Cruises
Water activity

Bigfoot Adventure 3.5-hour Jetboat Cruise

Activity provider: Portland Spirit Cruises

From US$ 82 per person

Ride the Explorer Jetboat from Portland to the Columbia Gorge. Head into the heart of the gorge to search for the illusive creature known as Bigfoot.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Audio guide included


  • Travel up the Willamette River
  • Ride along the Columbia River
  • Spot wildlife and pass by river boats
  • Travel up to 40mph on the jet boat
  • Enjoy live and recorded narration
Full description
Explore the history and lore of Bigfoot while traveling 80 miles roundtrip on the high-speed Explorer Jetboat from Portland to Multnomah Falls. See the landmarks that make the Northwest famous while listening to exclusive recorded narration by Cliff Barackman (star of Animal Planet‘s “Finding Bigfoot”) and a live tour guide. Explorer cruises are an adventure-style experience traveling at speeds up to 45 miles per hour. Note that river conditions vary and may result in frequent, sustained turbulent motion along with varied weather. For safety and comfort, guests should be in good health and without conditions that could be aggravated by motion. Please consult your doctor prior to booking a cruise on the Explorer if you have a health concern.
  • Half-day sightseeing cruise
  • Narration
  • Noise-canceling headsets
  • Restroom onboard
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Children under 2 years
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • There is a large parking lot at the landing dock where passengers can park for free
  • Travelers should have a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Passengers must be able to climb down 2 steps into the boat
  • The vessel is an open-air jet boat, please bring warm clothes as it can be cooler on open water
  • Outside food or beverages may be brought on board
Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

based on 7 reviews

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I very much enjoyed the boat ride, but wasn't crazy about the bigfoot talk. I would rather have heard more about the geology or history of the area or just enjoyed the ride in silence.

October 8, 2022

was enjoyable

August 28, 2022

The scenery is gorgeous and covering both rivers of Portland in one trip is really cool!

August 22, 2022

Product ID: 371335