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Portland Cable Trams

Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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An overview of the town with keen locals

While the cable tram naming refers to the original use of the carriage rather than its current... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David F
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Kingaroy, Australia
Excellent overview of Portland history

We thoroughly enjoyed the cable tram tour. A ride through history. It’s great that you can get off... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Fran1712
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Adelaide, Australia
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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 good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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"war memorial"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the cable tram naming refers to the original use of the carriage rather than its current mode, this is a great way to have a look around the features of Portland while getting tips from locals who are keen that you should love their...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the cable tram tour. A ride through history. It’s great that you can get off the tram at key spots and the catch the next tram. Informative guide and excellent driver

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Visited with young children during the Easter school holidays and they had a blast. It really added an extra something to our day trip.

Thank VTBanh
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

A great way to see & find out about Portland. Great commentary & view. You find out a lot about Portland on the Tram. Live commentry

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

What a great way to see the busy Portland foreshore and to see this major port in action. The ride lasted for almost an hour so you definitely get value for money.

Thank Darryl S
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

A lovely old fashioned journey by vintage tram trundling around the town. The volunteer staff made us very welcome and answered all our questions. A must for your visit to PORTLAND.

Thank Patricia S
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

A pleasant informative trip around Portland. Something different to do whilst in town. View of the harbour.

Thank lynn123456789
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

A great way to see the beautiful harbour and shoreline of Portland. Excellent commentary on the history and many Portland attractions. All ages can enjoy this. Tickets last all day so you can get off and on. Excellent displays at the trams Terminus including gem...More

Thank Liz P
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Well worth a ride on the Historic Cable Tram, although it doesn't run by Cable, but still worth the trip around Portland, as you can get of and on at various stops as it goes around the town.

Thank Willow W
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Wonderful little tram great value and Lyn the conductor and the driver were great. The ticket lasts for the day, so if you want to get off and spend some time at one of the interesting stops you can and the tram will pick you...More

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