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Portland Cable Trams

Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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Well worth it

Very enjoyable outing , enjoyed the tram museum and its model trains , entry is free if you have a... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
lenny58
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Melbourne, Australia
Another friendly highlight

A wonderful way to see Portland, this service is run by volunteers and their friendliness and... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
MaxineEmily
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Melbourne, 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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Great fun for the whole family. You also get to see the entire town. Tickets are pricey though! Have fun!

Thank Paul I
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

We loved just about everything about the cable tram. Great museum at the terminus, full of local history items (not just tram related) including magnificent displays of rocks and minerals. The tram was beautifully restored This tram is diesel powered but you could imagine it...More

Thank TravellingAussieMum
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

The trip took just over an hour, and included a stop at the tram museum. Tip for travellers: Sit on the front carriage if a good view is a must have, but be prepared for a bit of an engine noise. Sit inside the second...More

3  Thank Ray H
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Took this little trip it lasted for 1 hour, and was very interesting, the tour lady was very good and knew a lot about Portland.

Thank gogirl1warialda
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This is a very good use of an hour travelling on the tram as you can learn about Portland and have a hop on hop off pass for some transport for the rest of the day. $18 for an adult was a bit expensive I...More

Thank Jacob W
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