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Portland Cable Trams

Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 3 5523 2831
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Relax and explore

We spent an enjoyable hour on the beautifully restored tram, as it visited the major highlights of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Vicki M
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Portland Cable Tram

What a fabulous attraction for Portland! We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Portland coastline... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vicki B
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Portland's Cable Tram provides a 7.4km scenic ride along the picturesque Portland Bay foreshore, while also visiting many historic destinations and some of Portland's best tourist attractions along the way.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“model trains” (5 reviews)
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Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 3 5523 2831
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent an enjoyable hour on the beautifully restored tram, as it visited the major highlights of Portland. Although we have been to Portland before, we had not seen some of the places. The ticket is valid for the whole day, so you can use...More

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous attraction for Portland! We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Portland coastline this morning. The recorded commentary was thorough and very good. The staff were professional and friendly. There is a choice of sitting in an enclosed carriage or open. We were...More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a relaxed way to see Portland in these fully restored historical trams. Use it as a hop on hop off and explore before the next tram comes along as the ticket is valid all day. The narration was a mix of a recording...More

1  Thank Graeme T
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Very enjoyable morning out. You can hop on and off at any station. Ticket is valid all day. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Great views of the working harbour, museums to look through. Beautiful botanical garden.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend to everyone to have a ride on the Portland cable trams. Even the locals can learn something new. Locals are able to become a member of the cable tram and then ride the tram free for the year. This is a great idea...More

Thank BamBamsGurlMoo
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Very enjoyable outing , enjoyed the tram museum and its model trains , entry is free if you have a ticket for tram ride, very friendly volunteer staff

Thank lenny58
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A wonderful way to see Portland, this service is run by volunteers and their friendliness and enthusiasm is a joy to behold

Thank MaxineEmily
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Portland Cable Trams are a great experience in more ways than one. Firstly you get to ride in a genuine old cable tram which has been lovingly restored. The guide on the tram will give you many interesting facts about places as you pass and...More

Thank chrissteve2
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Make sure you get the timing right so that you can do the whole circuit .....excellent commentary and fun way to see the area

Thank 77smiley
Reviewed 2 July 2017

If you are visiting Portland, you have to ride the tram! It is lovingly preserved, and there is a whole cadre of local volunteers who make it all happen. It isn't cheap, but it is really fun to ride the cute cars along the cliff...More

1  Thank ArlettaC
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