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Casco Bay Lines

56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
+1 207-774-7871
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Only way to go...some is,ands don't have cars

On time, serviceable travel to and from islands, though the loudspeaker didn't work clearly on two... read more

Reviewed yesterday
New York City, New York
Bailey Island Cruise

A wonderful way to see the islands and beauty of Casco Bay. Eating lunch at Cook's Lobster House... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Steve G
Swansboro, North Carolina
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56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
+1 207-774-7871
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Reviewed yesterday

On time, serviceable travel to and from islands, though the loudspeaker didn't work clearly on two trips which was sad cause from what I heard lots of good info was shared.

Thank BBK1000
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful way to see the islands and beauty of Casco Bay. Eating lunch at Cook's Lobster House and briefly walking around the area is lovely. From the boat we saw an eagle, seals and some dolphins. The captain gave interesting historical background on the...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Recently took hey cruise on the Portland mailboat. Well it sounds quaint it is actually a ferry which goes to the islands to deliver mail and packages.There are some announcements on board to tell you a little about the islands visited. There were two 20...More

Thank Joyfullyinme
Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove down to Portland to hop on a ferry to explain Diamond Island and look for sea glass. We got there just in time to hope on a ferry and enjoy the beautiful trip out and enjoyed time walking and exploring. We loved it...More

Thank luv2laflissa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a splendid 90 minute ride around the Casco Bay on the Casco Bay Lines ferry, with an interesting and often humorous narration from the captain as we cruised. We saw forts and lighthouses, lobstermen at work, gorgeous sailing vessels and motorboats, and enjoyed...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 1 week ago

great tour to see the diamond stops very informative, and very reasonable boat ride, will try another one next time

Thank paulgX5110FQ
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, we are locals and every once in awhile we play tourist! This was one of those days as we had a coupon from a silent auction which bought us a mail boat cruise. We opted for the morning cruise which lasted approximately 3 hours....More

Thank Ellen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Several times I've used the Bailey Island "mail boat" one-way cruise as the start of a bike ride back to Portland . Pleasant ride into Brunswick, where Bowdoin College (art museum is free) is worth riding through, and this is also a good stop for...More

Thank BostonSculpt
Reviewed 1 week ago

The company offers several cruise routes and I took the longest one (Bailey Island) in Jul 17. 1) List price is $26 pp but they run a Groupon deal for about 50% off. I happened to have 95% groupon promo code and bought two groupons,...More

Thank cludeliu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our trips on the ferry are always flawless. For SOME reason, this time, going into the bay, our car battery died in the waiting line. The workers waved other cars ahead and then promptly gave us a jump and got us on the boat we...More

Thank shall001
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11 June 2017|
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Response from RobertfromMaine | Reviewed this property |
Hello Bachelor, Yes! This is a fun way to enjoy a gathering in a different setting. I recognize that a bachelor party will be focused on the groom-to-be, but take some time to look around the beautiful islands as you cruise... More
17 March 2017|
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Response from Jamie H | Reviewed this property |
You may be able to purchase a ticket on the boat in advance, but there are no reserved seats on any Casco Bay Lines boat. You need to just be there with your ticket in hand and board. Their are limits for capacity, but if... More