The boats are equipped with clear shades that protect you from the weather.
Our active season generally begins May 1st through September 30th.
Nope! The boat captain will need to be 25 and have a current Driver’s License, but a boater’s license is not required.
Boat rentals are $125 per hour. You can rent the boat for a maximum of 6 hours.
Each boat is equipped with a stereo system. You are welcome to connect your phone/mp3 player with an auxiliary cord or Bluetooth or just listen to the radio.
The boat is as easy to drive as a golf cart and cruises at 6 mph. You must be 25 years old and have a valid driver’s license to captain the boat. No Oregon Boaters license is required.
Before you depart, we will give you a quick briefing about how to drive the boat and where to go.
You may travel along the Willamette River and get closer to Willamette Falls on the water than you could on land! Maps will be provided showing 90 minute and 2, 3, 4 and 6 hour tours.
There are no bathrooms on the boat. Public bathrooms are located in Jon Storm park just before the entrance to the dock (see map on homepage). We will provide locations along the tours you may dock and use the restroom.
Each boat will comfortably accommodate 8-10 adults with a maximum of 12 people permitted.
The boats have full window enclosures that can be up or down depending on the weather. We do recommend bringing layers, especially if you tend to get cold on the water in the cooler months.
Swimming is not permitted from our boats.
Yes. Oregon Marine law requires children 13 years of age and under to wear a life jacket at all times. Adult life jackets are stowed in an easily accessible storage compartment on the boat.
There is a full USCG safety kit aboard each boat.
We accept cash, all major credit cards and PayPal.
There is a strict 24-hour cancellation policy. If you do not cancel before 24 hours of your scheduled departure time, you will be charged the full rental price.
Should a manager deem the weather to be unsafe for navigating the Willamette River prior to departure, a full refund will be given. Only a Willamette Falls Electric Boat Company manager can make this decision. Please note that rain does not mean the weather is “unsafe”. Each of our boats are fully enclosed to keep you warm and dry in the event of rain.
A crew member will meet you on the public dock at Jon Storm Park 15 minutes before your scheduled rental time. There will be an orientation on how to operate the boat and review of Oregon Safe Boating Regulations. If you have not paid, this will be done at this time and you will have some paperwork to complete.
Your party will be met at the public dock below the restrooms at Jon Storm park in Oregon City. Please note, we are not at Sportcraft Marina near eNRG Kayaking.
Jon Storm Park address is: 1801 Clackamette Dr, Oregon City, OR 97045
There is plenty of free parking in the Jon Storm Park lot under the I-205 bridge and along Clackamette Drive. In the event that there is no parking available near the dock, you may park at Clackamette Park, which is just past McDonalds.
It is very important to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time and have a printed copy of the Rental Agreement. The designated Captain of your crew must show a valid driver’s license. Please bring a major credit card for a $1000 security authorization and method of payment.
You may bring food and drinks aboard. Alcoholic beverages are allowed, however you must follow Oregon law which states that the designated Captain may not consume alcohol while piloting the boat.
There are many great restaurants in downtown Oregon City where you may purchase food.
Don’t forget cameras and binoculars (there is great scenery and wildlife), decorations, food and beverages to enjoy along your ride.
Sorry, pets are not allowed. There are exceptions for service animals that fall under ADA’s definition of a service animal.
You must be 25 years or older with a valid driver’s license. There are no exceptions to this rule. The designated Captain is not allowed to consume alcohol or drugs prior to or during the cruise.
Items not allowed on the boat include, illegal drugs, anything that can be lit (i.e. BBQ’s, cooking heaters, candles, cigarettes, cigars, vapors, etc.), explosive/flammable materials (i.e. fireworks), flammable liquid/gas/aerosol paint and/or dangerous chemicals.
There is NO SMOKING or VAPING on the boats.
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