The Willamette Queen is owned and operated by Richard and Barbara Chesbrough. Captain Richard has sailed for over 35 years and Barbara is the event and reservations manager. Any cruise has 2-8 deck hands aboard for wait staff and safety. The “Willamette Queen” was designed as a scaled down likeness of the former Mississippi and Yukon Territory Riverboats with paddles that really do propel her. Built in Newport, Oregon, in 1990, she has a Coast Guard approved capacity of 90. She features a full service bar and a solid oak dance floor which is located on the upper deck in the main dining room. Charter all or part of the “Willamette Queen” for your special occasion!
All cruises are subject to availability. Boat must have a minimum of 10 adult passengers. Exceptions are approved on an individual basis by the owner * (of course the differences between lunch and dinner)
Cancellation policy – Call 4 hours in advance to avoid charges for the food portion of the cruise.
Charter all or part of this authentic 87-foot, 86-ton twin paddle-wheeler sternwheeler that features a full service bar and a solid oak dance floor on the upper deck in the main dining room. Many special events are also held here. Please contact us to schedule a reservation at 503.371.1103.