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Portland Cable Trams

Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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Awesome!

Terrible weather but the guys here made it a great round trip! Well worth it! Learnt a lot , and... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2016
Pennylaneaway
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Great fun with kids.

My sister and I took her two children aged 7 and 11 on the tram. It was such a fun way to see... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2016
mpecko
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Hamilton, 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 31 January 2016 via mobile

Terrible weather but the guys here made it a great round trip! Well worth it! Learnt a lot , and would do it again next time !

Thank Pennylaneaway
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

My sister and I took her two children aged 7 and 11 on the tram. It was such a fun way to see Portland. My nephew and I always sat right at the front of the open tram and we waved to onlookers and generally...More

Thank mpecko
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

The trams tours are conducted by volunteers who provide you a good history of Portland as you take the 45 minute tram ride along the town's coast. Whilst travelling the tracks you will enjoy the beautiful Portland coast and historical buildings. The tram is covered...More

Thank Settlerswife
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

We loved our ride on the Portland Cable Tram and would recommend it as suitable for all ages. My only criticism is more signage is needed as to where to catch the tram.

Thank Nola C
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Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

A great view as we travelled along the foreshore. The volunteers running the tram were very friendly and well informed about local places and their history. A relaxing way to spend a morning.

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Reviewed 18 December 2015

As a local we don't always make time to enjoy our own tourist attractions but earlier this week I had my first ride on the historic tram, with a group of girl friends. The weather was perfect and we all enjoyed the experience, several of...More

Thank Joy S
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

My little boy loves trains and such, so we thought this tram ride would be fun for him. It was an interesting ride for us adults too, as we got to know a little more about Portland and its history. The train conductor doubled up...More

Thank Ditteee
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

great trip where you can get a birds eye view of the harbour activities, gardens and museum for the price of a peppercorn. They really do it well

Thank Russell T
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

We did a loop using the cable trams. We learnt the history of Portland and enjoyed hearing it from the volunteer who was entertaining.

Thank Debra B
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

A very unique way to see part of Portland. Kids loved, it parents loved it and was a great experience all round.

Thank Bronwyn D
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