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Portland Cable Trams

Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 3 5523 2831
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Nice ride!

Lovely old restored Melbourne tram takes a gentle ride by the waterfront. A bit of easy commentary... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile

What a way to have a wander around the perimeter of the town, runs about four to five times a day... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Graeme B
Victoria, 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 good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 3 5523 2831
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely old restored Melbourne tram takes a gentle ride by the waterfront. A bit of easy commentary was interesting too. It's a must-do in Portland.

Thank TravellerPete1475
Reviewed 8 November 2016

What a way to have a wander around the perimeter of the town, runs about four to five times a day and are a nice slow way to see things

Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 20 October 2016

You are able to get on and off along the way to visit the tourist sights that way you can see them all without a lot of walking.

Thank David U
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and covers different locations that you can hop on and off as you wish to explore Also checkout the tram depot for just a coin donation to ponder the model rail a documentary and a great display of Gem stones plus more

Thank leeanne1959
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Quaint old fashioned hospitality and local history. Gave you a real sense of this underrated town. Cute museum at the start selling high quality lavender local products. All the locals wave at you while you're on the ride.

Thank Roxanne V
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The cable tram and the museum were great to visit. The tram was a great scenic ride and very informative. The museum was amazing. Thanks all

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Marion the conductor did an amazing job. She suitable impressed me with her knowledge and know how. Well done marion

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hop on and off at the various attractions along the way. A quaint old tram operated by passionate people with lots of local knowledge... you never know what you might see along the way... The fishermans haul of Bluefin tuna, Whales frolicking the harbour... or...More

Thank TMKOO1
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is ideal for tourist, my family went on it a few years back, very flexable staff and tourist based, we hopped at hospital and walked to Macdonalds, 7 mins away, rejoined the tram 40 mins later, its ideal, because the route travels along the...More

Thank williampat76
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

While on our trip in Portland we went on this on a cold wet day and it was great. Blankets on board to keep us warm and very friendly volunteer giving us great information as it traveled it's route. Run by all volunteers this is...More

1  Thank Terri S
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