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Portland Cable Trams

Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 3 5523 2831
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Interestting touching history

The operators were enthusiastic and the tram was quaint. The museum was fun and our young girls... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
Perth, Australia
Scenic ride

We had a very enjoyable ride on the cable car. It went around the beach front, took in a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 3 5523 2831
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

The operators were enthusiastic and the tram was quaint. The museum was fun and our young girls liked it. On a slight negative, only had 5 minutes at the WW2 museum. Would have liked longer to see that since we were there already. Seemed a...More

Thank Rocdocta
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a very enjoyable ride on the cable car. It went around the beach front, took in a lot of landmarks around Portland.

Thank 934Erica1
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Just a fantastic experience in this small coastal community. This is a community volunteer activity and they take a lot of pride.

Thank rustle53
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The little old lady conductress was a well of information. The slow pace at which you can see Portland is suited to travellers of all ages.

Thank M V
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Anyone that is new to Portland must do a tour of the town on the tram. Interesting information from the driver, and an unique view of some of the town.

Thank kwcocap5
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Took the family there as a stop on our Great Ocean Road trip. Kids love trains so I knew a tram ride would hit the spot. Cute little museum with some model trains inside kept the kids entertained for a few minutes before we boarded...More

2  Thank Jason D
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Always take our overseas Rotary visitors on the Cable Tram as they enjoy the ride, the scenery and speaking to the volunteers on the tram.

Thank Gail B
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The Portland Cable Trams are a great tourist attraction for Portland. The ride takes around an hour to do and shows off the many beautiful views of the Portland harbor as well as stopping at the vintage Car museum, the botanical gardens, the maritime discovery...More

1  Thank BamBamsGurlMoo
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had spent the morning walking around Portland & decided to sit down & experience the Cable Trams. Our volunteers, Terry & Eunice, were cheerful & entertaining & we learnt a lot from them. We loved the ride, which takes an hour in total -...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Apparently this tourist attraction has evolved since 1996 although the cable trams are over 100 years old! We loved the 1 hour journey, the interaction and information from the Volunteers, the Museum and the slow pace as we absorbed Portland! We would definitely travel on...More

1  Thank RetiredWazza
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