The boats are equipped with a canopy and windows 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 $99 per hour. You can rent the boat for a maximum of 6 hours.
Our 21′ Duffy boats are as easy to drive as a golf cart and cruise 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) and at the Cedaroak Boat ramp in West Linn. We will provide a map showing you where you may dock and use the restroom.
Each of our 21′ Duffy boats will accommodate 12 adults (or 2100lbs max).
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.
Yes. Oregon Marine law requires children 13 years of age and under to wear a life jacket at all times and we have several onboard for your littles. 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.
All sales are final & we have a strict 24-hour cancellation/rescheduling policy. If you do not cancel/reschedule 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure time, you will be charged the full rental price for your reservation. We do not offer refunds.
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 dock of Jon Storm Park (down the ramp from the restrooms) in Oregon City 15 minutes before your scheduled rental time to fill out paperwork, review boat operations and Oregon Safe Boating Regulations.
Jon Storm Park address is: 1801 Clackamette Dr, Oregon City, OR 97045
There is plenty of free parking in the Jon Storm Park lot 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 McDonald’s.
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.
You may bring food and drinks aboard. Alcoholic beverages are allowed, however Oregon law states that the designated Captain must be sober while operating the vessel.
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), food/drink, and board games and coloring books for the kids and kids at heart.
You cannot access the boat(s) until everyone in your party is present and you are ready to depart the dock. If part of your party is going to be late, you may load the boat, depart the dock and return to the dock to pick them up when they arrive. You may not sit on the boat at the dock and wait.
Sorry, pets are not allowed onboard.
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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